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Please Test and Certify SQL Server AlwaysOn for Connect Direct
Please test and certify Connect Direct support for SQL server AlwaysOn. Our infrastructure team is pushing us to move our Windows install of C:D to SQL Server 2012 Always On Availability Groups. Our lab advocate asked for this RFE as IBM has not t...
Since Cloud VMs are widely used these days, has IBM considered to certify HA solution for Connect:Direct on Cloud VMs without requiring OS-level clustering software such as Windows Clustering or Veritas Cluster Software (VCS) for Linux? Those OS-l...
Support for Type=simple startup method in systemd for Connect Direct
The systemd is the default system manager on RHEL 8. Connect Direct should support service startup through systemd using Type=simple startup method. User can use Type=forking with external (custom) startup script but this requires to create additi...
CDW services should be running as non-system and non-admin user account
Our security assessment team found an issue with 'System' running CDW services by default. Although IBM allows a service account to run CDW services, it requires this account to be a member of local admin group. Either method causes security conce...
When failing to connect to primary host/ip, system uses alt com outbound to try alternate addresses. Should none of them work, system goes in retry state ONLY retrying with last hostIP in alt com outbound. This causes some retries to get stuck as ...
Request that statistics capture serial numbers of SSL certificates exchanged during CD secure+ file transfers between pnode and snode. Serial numbers should be visible in select statistics and CD Requester.
Adding support for Pipes to Connect:Direct by z/OS
Adding support for Pipes on Connect:Direct for z/OS can help to speed up the overal file transfer process for distributing dat towards distributed platforms.Analogy to functionality already available in C:D for Unix.
Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows
Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows. In our organization providing service accounts with 'Log on locally' permission is picked as a Non-standard security configuration and deviating from our s...
A number of clients ask about about HA solutions and clustering support for Connect:Direct with Red Hat Linux. I've had a search around, but only found the usual (old) docs on HA support with AIX/Solaris/HP-UX/Windows. I was trying to find somethi...
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