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PINNED Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA
As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...

Sterling Secure Proxy

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RFE for SSP - User Lockout feature

SSP - User Lockout feature. SSP -> Credentials -> User Store -> User Lockout Threshold setting A user account is locked after a specified number of failed login attempts. The number of failed login attempts allowed is defined by the User ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Create Upgrade/Migration Process for SSP Engines/CMs

The SSP CM and Engines currently have to be on the same point release to function. This prevents a customer with a large installation base from gradually upgrading their environment. We have one CM with cold fail over and as many as 24 Engines att...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Configuration managment needs to have a schedule and approval process

Changes made in the configuration management interface should require an approval process that could make an external call for validation if needed. This would require a scheduling function as well as an approval process.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Dictate cipher order for incoming HTTP transactions

We would like the ability within SSP to be able to dictate cipher order. Right now we have our security team testing our SSP nodes and when they test with the script here: https://testssl.sh/ Using version 2.9.5 we get back that the client can neg...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Allow Sterling Secure Proxy to perform URL Redirection for Reverse Proxy

Sterling Secure Proxy on Red Hat Linux version 2.6.32-696.1.1.el6.x86_64 is unable to route to different Outbound Nodes based on the URL that is sent to the proxy. Example (test vs prod at end of url):Incoming URL https:proxy.com:443/rosettanet/te...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Set up and track expiration of SSH public key in Authorized Key Store

Add more security to the keys, notification of expiration and renew them after certain period.
over 3 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

to store SSH keys on HSM - SSP

Barclays GIS team have requirement to store the SSH keys on HSM. We raised case "TS004170075" with IBM and got to know that currently SSP dont support this and requested to raise RFE for it. Currently we store the x509 certs into HSM and want same...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Not under consideration

More authentication mechanisms can be used for Sterling Secure Proxy to be monitored by SCC

In the Sterling Secure Proxy Configuration related documents, only the user/Password authentication mechanism to be used for the SSP to be monitored by the SCC. However this method might not be a good option, since the password can't be hold for a...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Not under consideration

SSP CD node configuration allow selection of multiple secure protocols to allow upshifting like CD for migration efforts

The CD node entry in an SSP netmap does not permit selecting multiple protocols in the Secure+ panel. This inhibits SSP from negotiating properly with CDs where more than one protocol is selected.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Create Config File Separate From Base Files

Each business might have specific needs on how they want the product to preform and may tune their installations differenently from the base install. There should be a way for that to happen without those changes being over written each time they ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration