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Sterling Connect:Direct

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Wildcard Copy to and from Cloud Object Stores

With many customers now moving to the cloud, sending receiving multiple files at a time from the object store is a mandatory requirement for many of our customers and without this support, they are preferring using S3 copy / data sync.
10 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Support Open API 3.0 specifications in the Sterling Connect:Direct APIs

My customer would like to have in our product support for Open API 3.0, because most developers are no longer using OpenAPI 2.0 and want to move to OpenAPI 3.0.
12 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Not under consideration

Be able to call/use password exit routine with locally installed Aim Client.

Currently the Windows Exit routine on v6.2.0.4 uses Rest API to connect to cyberark. We would like to see the exit routine being able to call a locally installed claim client to retrieve the password.
12 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Functionality already exists

New parameter CD_ADMIN_GROUPID in CD_SRVR.INI

Currently silent installation for Windows allows to provide CD_ADMIN_USERID in CD_SRVR.INI. The enhancement is to add new parameter CD_ADMIN_GROUPID that would allow to provide Group Name as CD Administrator Group.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 3 Not under consideration

Update a watched directory location for Integrated File Agent

For stand alone File Agent, a user can update/correct a watched directory location. This seems like a basic function and yet it doesn't exist for Integrated File Agent. If a watched directory location has to be updated for Integrated File Agent, i...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Add Audit Log Capabilities to File Agent

For Stand alone and Integrated File Agent, some kind of auditing feature needs to be added. Currently messages are created showing that the configuration has been updated, but what in the configuration was updated? This is what shops need to know.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Reporting 3 Needs more information

CD Windows: Support por codepages ISO-8859-1 and ISO-8859-15

Actually Cd Windows uses mlang.dll of Microsoft for codepage transaltion. This mlang.dll can't work with codepages ISO-8859-1 and ISO-8859-15. CD Windows must be changed to use another APIs to support ISO Latin codepages
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 3 Not under consideration

Quantum safe encryption for Connect:Direct data exchange

All Connect:Direct customers
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Not under consideration

Password Vault support for outgoing Connect Direct for Windows transfers

There is a need to execute Connect Direct transfers securely as a User/Functional ID managed through Password Vault.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Future consideration

CDWS - login for protocol wording

The label for selecting the connection information currently listed as 'Protocol' should be changed to something more descriptive such as “Cipher Protocol” and instead of defaulting to “TCPIP” it should say “NONE”. Having “TCPIP” in there is just ...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Future consideration