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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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Sterling map editor - Search and replace option in Extended rule tab

Sterling map editor does not have the option to find or replace any codes in extended rule tab . Presently we using notepad by copying the code manually from map editor and finding or replacing the logic's, which is taking more time and some times...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 0 Not under consideration

Enhancement Support Case for App Gateway

Enhancement Support Case for App Gateway As we have been using App gateway along with Load balancer , below are the two cases where we have had to fix issues with Microsoft and Internal Pepsi app gateway team to resolve logout issues TS009590679 T...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 0 Future consideration

Need mTLS connectivity

This is a request for enhancement. Could you add mTLS to this product. Currently we have one partner that is requesting this capability in order to do business with them. mTLS is a type of mutual authentication in which the two parties in a connec...
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Needs more information

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.
about 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 2 Is a defect

Allow different sender and receiver email addresses for sending alert mails in standard BPs

Currently in many standard BPs both the sender as well as the receiver of an email is coming from the admin users email address. Unfortunately there are situations where the sender (sending system) is different from the required receiver address(e...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

remove hard coded SMTP information from standard BP

In current business environments most connections to SMTP servers don't use plain SMTP port 25 any more but use secure ports like 465 or 587. With current hard coded value 25 for SMTP port many of the standard BPs can't send emails even if the cor...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

Installation Manager Documentation

IM should be simple to install and easy to use. Since the UI cannot be used for the install there needs to be explicit instructions on how to Install/Upgrade Sterling Integrator, including sizing and recommended location, considering the old way w...
about 5 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Installation & Upgrade 0 Is a defect

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...
about 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 1 Is a defect

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

SFG does not accept any host key except RSA and DSS. Also there should be a configuration mechanism for ciphers.

SFG does not support any client Known Host Key except RSA and DSS. Now a days a significant number of clients are using Open SSH which uses ecdsa-sha2-nistp256 as the primary cipher and unfortunately SFG does not support that. We have at least 10 ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 2 Functionality already exists