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Sterling External Authentication Server

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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...
about 4 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.
over 4 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.
almost 5 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...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

User group filter with & (and)/ |(or) and return attribute customisation

To implement PEM SSO current PEM can only use custom attribute / attribute with which can only return one string. Expected output as mentioned below.Sample output user role: </property><property><name>role</name><value&g...
7 months ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Allow utility scripts like changepassphrase.sh, SEASCipherConfigTool.sh, seasRestAPI.sh to run in non interactive mode

Currently I'm not able to run scripts like changepassphrase.sh, SEASCipherConfigTool.sh, seasRestAPI.sh in the non interactive mode. There is no option to pass the multiple input passphrases to those scripts. Those scripts will also error out if I...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Administration & Configuration 0 Planned for future release

Radiant Logic LDAP to be added in the list of LDAPs supported by SEAS.

Business requires Trading Partner's accessing myfilegateway via ssp, should be able to change the password whenever they want. Trading Partner's login credentials are stored under Radiant Logic LDAP. Currently Radiant Logic LDAP is not supported i...
over 2 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Security 1 Not under consideration

SEAS RFE to make generic authentication more robust

According to the SEAS L3 team this is basically working as designed. The Generic authentication do come with limitation, your user will be mapped to 1 user, in your case, this is admin user.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Administration & Configuration 0 Functionality already exists

SEAS to allow different passphrase for the KEYCERT and Keystore and Trustore

SEAS has to allow different passphrase for the KEYCERT and Keystore and Trustore. When submitting a CSR to Symantec CA a certificate passphrase has to be setup. Currently it MUST match Keystore and Trustore passphrase or certificate import and/or ...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

OpenLDAP support - Force password change on File Gateway Logon

We use OpenLDAP for password authentication of our external customers. Spoke with IBM developers (listed in PMR - Naru Manda) and was told that when Sterling was written because OpenLDAP did not have a password policy at the time, that no hook was...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Usability 0 Planned for future release