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PINNED Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA
As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...
PINNED Add support to controllerWorkflow script to restart BPs that are in "completed, error" state by individual BP IDs
During system issues, we are unable to bulk restart the BP IDs at a time. This is causing huge support effort in the clean-up process. Existing controllerWorkflow.sh script doesn't have a solution to restart the BPIDs that are in "completed, error...

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Customized Alerting Blackout Periods

We need the ability to set custom times for each node where if the node goes down it doesn't alert. We are looking to use Control Center to monitor multiple Connect:Directs throughout the company and a majority of the CD nodes have different maint...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 0 Future consideration

Control Center OpenVMS Support

We would like IBM Control Center to be able to monitor and manage C:D nodes on the OpenVMS platform.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Control Center 6.0.0.1 and 6.1: Need support for MS SQL Server (ALWAYSON)

Please test and verify if Control Center 6.0.0.1 and 6.1 can support a MS SQL Server ALWAYSON environment. If not, please add an enhancement for this. Thanks.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center 6.0.0.1 Support for SQL Server 2014

The detailed system requirements for Control Center 6.0.0.1 only list SQL Server 2008 and 2012. We need support for SQL Server 2014. Thanks.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 1 Functionality already exists

Control Center 6.1 Move server.xml file settings to database

Currently in version 6.1 a timeout value can be added to the server.xml file which is located in the installation directory under web\wlp\usr\servers\defaultServer. The IBM documentation says to add a parameter invalidationTimeout= and put the val...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Add Control Center functionality to monitor MQ MFT server over encrypted channel

Add functionality for Control Center to monitor MQ MFT servers over an encrypted channel.Any connections between Control Center and a monitored server regardless of type should allow for encrypted communications.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Planned for future release

Control Center 6.1 - Eliminate "This user is already logged into IBM Control Center web console" Message

Currently if a user is already logged onto the Web console and logs in again, they receive the message "This user is already logged into IBM Control Center web console". We would like to have a way of either turning this message off or customize t...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Use Configuration Management with SCC to view available CD configuration without FULL CD access.

Using CDz (Mainframe Connect Direct) user with Operator Authority does not allow to view the available CD configuration using ICC - no 'Configure Server' option available in ICC.The same user used through CD Browser or directly using NDM API allow...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 2 Functionality already exists

Enhance SLC Recovery when CC Engine is back up

I just recently learned this from pmr 93249,442,000. If Control Center is shutdown and then bring it back up it will not go check on a SLC that should have started prior to coming back up. This is an issue. There may have been something important ...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Other 1 Not under consideration

Ability to Select Statistics via CCAPI directly from monitored Connect:Direct server and not from Control Center database

Currently there is no possibility to display Select Statistics from Connect:Direct node via CCAPI *directly* from Connec:Direct server (it is possible using CDJAI but not CCAPI). Current solution allows to display only those Select Statistics that...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / APIs & SDKs 0 Not under consideration