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Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS

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Terminate the Process Waiting for Dynamic Allocation or Unallocation

CDz runs into temporarily unresponsive periodically 5 to 10 min or even longer due to the reason that SYSZTIOT ENQ exclusively held by CDz itself in which one process can't perform dynamical allocation or un allocation holding all other processes ...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Not under consideration

NAS Support

We need NDM to read/write files from NAS connected drives. NAS is becoming a larger portion of our datacenter and will need to send/receive files on NAS. This worked under 5.1 but not for 5.2...I know it was never supported but was handy it worked...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

delete file by C:D API not by RUN TASK&RUN JOB for z/os

Now we delete file by C:D using RUN TASK or RUN JOB,we want to delete file by CD API not system command.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS / APIs & SDKs 0 Not under consideration

Photos of thousands of people who got naked on iconic Bondi Beach for a nude shoot to raise skin cancer awareness

Two thousand five hundred naked people filled Bondi Beach, one of Australia's most iconic landmarks, on Saturday morning in the name of Spencer Tunick's latest art installation. Jermaine Franklin vs Dillian Whyte Live The photo shoot was to raise ...
2 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Submitted

Generate statistics in CD z/OS when a node is not defined in the netmap

Connect:Direct z/OS can reject any incoming connection request which is not defined to the C:D NETMAP when parameter NETMAP.CHECK is set to ALL,ALL,FAIL and TCP,ALL,FAIL. Have Connect:Direct z/OS generated statistical records that IBM Sterling Con...
2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Submitted

Issue messages to the CDPLEX Manager job log when CDPLEX Servers enter and leave the XCF Group

there were no message observed in the CDPLEX Manager job log when a CDPLEX Server enters or leaves the XCF group, we feel it is extremely important to Broadridge and others that messages about the CDPLEX Servers when entering and leaving the CDPle...
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

Ambiguous Logon Messages For zCD instead of RACF001I, RACF002I

Hello. You have several message IDs for zCD logon security that are not ambiguous. We want you to offer ambiguous logon messages that will not give any hint to an nonauthorized user.
8 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Ver display on IUI panel

If there are multiple instances of different NDM ver running, it will be easier to identify if the IUI panel has ver displayed. Attached screenshot will give the idea of what i meant. In this the right-side box has ver hardcoded. if there is a pan...
12 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Support the use RACF PROTECTED userids in the Secure Point of Entry (SPOE)

When we create User IDs in RACF that will be used for Connect Direct transmissions, we have to create them with passwords so that the password can be used in the SPOE record. With a password is can make this User ID have the capability to signon. ...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Functionality already exists

Retrofit the Enhancement Request CONDIRECTZ-I-8 "Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter" to CD v6.1

This idea CONDIRECTZ-I-8 "Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter" was previously raised for CDz CONDIRECTZ-I-8, and it was informed that it would be available in v6.1. However, after the upgrade to V6.1, it was informed that this e...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Not under consideration