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Generate Notifications From IBM Secure Proxy on Expiring Certificates

When using Connect: Direct and Secure Proxy, all the Partner specific certificates currently get checked into IBM Secure Proxy Trust Store, if there are Partner certificates up for expiry there is no functionality available in SSP to notify on th...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future 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...
about 2 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...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Not under consideration

Select multiple trust cert with search functionality

In SSP Dashboard, Netmap > Inbound Node[HTTP based protocol] > Security>CA Certificates/Trusted Root While selecting multiple certificates it becomes very difficult to select multiple cert and find to unselect certificate. It would be con...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Control logging of SSP CM monitoring messages

Messages are written to the auditlog.xml file (ACPT037I, ACPT040I and ACPT038I), as well as the sspengine.log file for the same activity. It is possible to reduce the frequency of these messages, but only to once every 10 minutes. It would be grea...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 1 Future consideration

IP + User_Id whitelisting

SSP supports IP or User_Id whitelisting only but not a combo ( IP + User_id). We need to ability to whitelist IPs for a given User_id. This way, if a rouge employee left the firm but carries the user_id credential, he can't login from other locati...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 1 Future consideration

Need an ability to Stop and Start the SSP Adapters and Engines vis SSPRestAPI.SH and SSPRestAPI.properties

We are building a solution that will allow us to centrally manage all of our estate which includes IBM Sterling Secure Proxy. Currently we can see in the HTTPS webcalls we can see the methods to Start and Stop the adapters it will be good if we ca...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Functionality already exists

Update Adapter log in SSP 6000 just as SSP343

To identify the IP or Subnet to be whitelisted. Hi Team, There is a difference in the way the IP/DNS are getting logged in the Adapter logs in SSP 6000 than SSP 343. This has become an issue as we are not able to differentiate between a...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 1 Is a defect

Enhance authentication options for SSPCM API's

The SSPCM requires a username/password to be authenticated, requiring a static (or semi-static) password. This contravenes many organisations security policies designed to protect access. An alternate method of authentication would dismiss the...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / APIs & SDKs 1 Future consideration

License FASP at SSP rather than the endpoints. Add FASP support to SSP for additional protocols

FASP licensing could be applied to SSP rather than the underlying endpoints thereby allowing bridging to be performed where a multitude of underlying endpoints route through that SSP instance. Currently each endpoint has to be licensed individuall...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 1 Future consideration