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Sterling External Authentication Server

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include the encrypt/decrypt (export/import) passphrase into the properties file for rest api calls

We were looking to find a way to automate updating passwords for some of our accounts within SEAS utilized in our connection settings. It prompts for a decrypt passphrase that we cannot seem to pass values through automatically via script and we w...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Functionality to test profiles

We need some method to test a configured SEAS engine before integrating it with the rest of our environment. Currently we can only test it by pointing SSP to the new engine and attempting to log in. This means that we can't test the SEAS config in...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Password Security Controls

Password security controls for SEAS administrator interfaces using local authentication are not sufficient. Minimum password length of eight characters can’t be enforced. Passwords expiration can’t be enforced. Password complexity settings ar...
over 5 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server 1 Not under consideration

Inactivity Session Timeout Controls - Administrator Accounts

The administrative consoles for the Sterling External Authentication Server do not contain inactivity session timeout settings. This is not in compliance with our security procedures that require implementation of automatic system timeouts that en...
over 5 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Security 1 Functionality already exists

BKFS - Centralized administrator User Provisioning for SEAS

User accounts created in LDAP must also be created in the following GUIs: SFG, SSPcm, Control Center. Ability to centralize/ "one time" provisioning for all Sterling software would simplify the system administration.
about 6 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

SEAS CRL and use of cached CRL

Enable SEAS to be configured in the UI to allow the cached CRL to be used after the refresh interval has expired. In the current setup, unchecking 'Reject expired CRL' does so, but also fails authentications at the end of the refresh interval.
over 6 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Admin User ID Creation Automation specifically for SEAS.

System : SEASActor: User needing automated Admin User id on-boarding. SEAS presently we have to use Java Thick client to log in and create Admin users. As part of the firm-wide initiative they need the Admin users on-boarding/off-boarding to be au...
over 6 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

SSP User ID based routing in clustered environment

They are detailed in the attached document
over 6 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Selecting Active Directory Group for authentication

Instead of selecting each user from LDAP and give access. If we have option to select the Active Directory Group(low_pre_access_group, high_pre_access_group) from LDAP and assign to access. It will be helpful and reduce task of adding every new us...
7 months ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Administration & Configuration 2 Needs more information

Disable concurrent user login in SEAS

As per Bank security team, Concurrent logins should not be allowed. If the user is login via different machines or different browsers, then the old session should be destroyed. As per them, we need to have this feature in the product or commitment...
over 1 year ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Security 2 Future consideration