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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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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...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Not under consideration

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...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Removing specific Operator functions within Sterling Integrator

This proposed functionality is useful because it provides security from a SOX perspective for those that are and aren't members of your company and/or organization, who will benefit from this change.
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Fix some bin scripts bang line

When automating bin/runAll.sh script, it failed to find bang line on first line of script. This is on a new install of b2bi 6.1.0.2 Running cmd below on b2bi bin dir: head -n1 *.sh > /tmp/bin_head1_list.txt Shows that these 6 scripts have somet...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Provide Option to export in Jar file while using export Command Line Utility

In Sterling Integrator, export command line utility, export.sh, is available under <INSTALL_DIR>/tp_import directory. It is currently having export options as XML (Default), WAR file. There are no options to do export in JAR file format.
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Certify all components of Sterling suite to be use in virtual machines of clouds platforms like Azure, AWS, bluemix, etc.

Many customers are moving there infrastructure to the cloud, as a company that use computing services of IBM, the needs of our customers are essentials, so we need that the sterling suite must be compatible like on premise, with the O.S most use l...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Installation & Upgrade 0 Planned for future release

Remove Appending of ~1 Process for Map name on Outbound Maps

Question Why do map names in Process Data sometimes have '~1' appended? Cause For all outbound map names, the ~1 is appended to the name and stored in the ENVELOPE_PARMS table. The ~1 represents outbound. There is nothing appended to inbound map n...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

SQS Client adapter to be extended for put

Currently the SQS adapter can only read from SQS. It should also be possible to put messages to SQS and to be able to use this service within BP
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Future consideration

EBICS order type - automatically splitting and processing of SEPA containers

We have a requirement to split the SEPA XML containers for customers from Ebics order payload file and process them individually
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 0 Future consideration

Remove the validation of the X520SerialNumber in the PKI-J toolkit

An error occurred when updating a certificate for a client with a Serial number too long issue. Certicom found that certificate is not valid and cannot be used since the X520SerialNumber contains more than 64 characters which violates the RFC.
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Onboarding 0 Not under consideration