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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...

Sterling B2B Integrator

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Ability to route files from alternate datacentre in Global Mailbox

We currently receive files internally from multiple sources into Global Mailbox which is load balanced across the two datacentres. We have had situation whereby a file has come into DC1 and we have needed to redeliver the file in DC2 due to issues...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Global Mailbox 0 Future consideration

Enhance REST API Client service to allow connection via DMZ / Perimeter server

Currently REST API Client service can establish connection to REST API endpoint via local perimeter or proxy only. This presents an issue while connecting to external partners. Request is to enhance REST API Client service to allow configuration f...
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 3 Functionality already exists

Add support for the "OPTS UTF8 ON" FTP Client command/parameter.

Beginning with Windows Server 2016, the Microsoft FTP Client includes the "OPTS UTF8 ON" command. The Sterling B2B Integrator FTP Server does not support this command, and returns a 501 error message. This "OPTS UTF8 ON" command is included in RFC...
11 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Future consideration

Allow b2bi trading partners to change file ownership and permissions

Many of our customers have legal and regulatory requirements to set the permissions and ownership of files after they are sent to our MFT. This is currently not supported on Sterling File Gateway. This is causing issues for our customers. The abil...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Add native AS4 support to B2BI

We are a global manufacturer who has EDI trading partners in many countries. In Europe, AS4 is rapidly become a requirement. We would appreciate having our existing B2BI Solution (IBM Sterling B2BI) continue to be our one stop shop for all trading...
over 5 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 3 Functionality already exists

Verify ControllerWorkflow is functioning properly in 6.0.2.1 with regard to force terminate

ControllerWorkflow.sh doesn't seem to be force terminating a BP when it is in a halting or active state when the BP shows it is in wait queue.
almost 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 2 Is a defect

Change basic status/return value of Business Process

We have a custom business process defined, where we are retrying the failed step, especially the SFTP connection failures We were able to retry the failed step, but the basic status stay as error, in turn causing the jobs triggered from TWS failed...
12 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Under review

Unable to take backup for property files from custom GUI in Sterling B2B INtegrator - 6.1.2.0

Currently we are running Sterling Integrator version 6.1.2 on OCP. There is no option for us to take the backup of property files from Custom GUI.
12 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 1 Not under consideration

MQ connection pooling druing put sesions in WS MQ suite adapters in SBI

Prior to 5.2 6..3 (when were in 5.2 1) the MQ put sessions were using connection pool After the upgrade to 5.2.6;3 under the WS MQ suite service adapters - the MQ Put session connection are established & teared down on per message basis This c...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 1 Is a defect

Microsoft Deprecating IMAP and Basic Auth - Oct/2022

Microsoft is deprecating the IMAP and Basic Auth authentication for mailboxes from Oct/2022 - please see the link below. As of now the only options to connect to Office 365 mailboxes is using IMAP and Basic Auth - but that will not be available es...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Planned for future release