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Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS

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Security Administration Report from SPOE administration

Using the ADMIN function to maintain entries in SPOE is basically performing security administration functions. In some environments auditors/regulators like to see who is performing administration and what changes they are making. Requesting that...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Future consideration

Include transfer rates monitoring on active filetransfers

Please include file transfer rate monitoring mechanism on active filetransfers. We had an issue with partner where after partner side upgrade the transfer rate became very slow. The filetransfer that took previously minutes, was now hours long. Sa...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Planned for future release

To authenticate users/applications based on the Certificates rather than using userid and passwords

Currently, Any user trying to access NDM has to logon with userid and password either manually or via batch jobs. In order to avoid clear text passwords, Users can be authenticated based on certificates.
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Not under consideration

SMS Compressed Dataset Enhancement with NDM

Visa would like to see Connect Direct transmission of SMS compressed datasets improved. Today, when we transmit a compressed dataset, if it is done with out coding the DCB parms in the process it always fails on the remote node with a space abend....
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Not under consideration

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 ...
almost 6 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...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 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.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Dynamic removal of redundant checkpoint entries

Can the logic behind CKPT.DAYS be extended so that this function in invoked on a regular basis (e.g. daily) instead of only when z/OS Connect:Direct is started? When the checkpoint dataset becomes full, the only way to defragment it or clear out r...
20 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Submitted

Check the Write permission on Destination Mainframe Dataset without submitting COPY statement

Hi Team, We are trying out a way if we can check permission on target zOS Dataset on SNODE, before doing actual transfer. Like we do 'Echo Test" to test if the NDM connectivity is good between 2 NDM nodes. If we can have option in NDM to do 'Ec...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 5 Functionality already exists

Connect Direct Z/OS Password-less Sign-On : Use certificate authentication for the CD session. CD currently supports this for the API connection (e.g. port 1363) and exploring if this could be added for the server connection (i.e. port 1364). The goal would be to use the certificate Common Name as the user ID as we do for the API connection or expand to allow other sources for the user ID – Jobname, SPOE, in-line SIGNON, batch user ID, etc. – and define order of precedence.

Issue Description: Client has security initiative to remove passwords being exposed in jobs. If there is a sign on ID used it is ignored if there is a password less ID and defaults to the job card ID. If client removes password from the sign-on ca...