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PINNED Add support to controllerWorkflow script to restart BPs that are in "completed, error" state by individual BP IDs
During system issues, we are unable to bulk restart the BP IDs at a time. This is causing huge support effort in the clean-up process. Existing controllerWorkflow.sh script doesn't have a solution to restart the BPIDs that are in "completed, error...
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...

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Control Center to provide a traffic summary report with total number of files sent/received by a customer/vendor/partner.

We could use a feature in Control Center where it tracks the total number of transfers by endpoint or partner. We have a business need to know how many transfers we completed with a partner for a given month.
1 day ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Submitted

In Admin Audit Reports only show mailboxes added or removed from routing rules

When running an Admin Audit report, if a mailbox is added or removed from a routing rule, the report will show the entire list of mailboxes within the routing rule and not just the mailbox that was added or removed. Every mailbox is listed with th...
4 days ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Reporting 0 Submitted

Please provide an option to retrieve or reset the admin password.

We require a solution to reset or recover the SSP CM admin password, which is essential for exporting and importing configurations across various environments.
7 days ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Submitted

Expand PCM correlation to allow bigger datasets of key and value paris

FedEx – PEM Standard / Partner Community Manager Correlation requirements FedEx has a use case where they will be processing large files in B2B via PCM and using ITX for translation. Translation will be outputting correlation data. The high-water ...
17 days ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Usability 0 Submitted

Ability to be able to toggle to view all usage, scheduled usage and unscheduled usage in the usage table by clicking a check box

This feature would allow the user to easily view all usage for an item instead of having to add up all the usage from the issues table. The user could then also see the breakdown between scheduled and unscheduled usage to make a more informed deci...
22 days ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Submitted

Allow System Certificates to work the same as CA Certificate groups

Currently when we generate a new System Certificate and want to install it to our HTTP Server Adapters, we need to take our environment down and schedule/coordinate the change of the certificates with all our AS2 customers. Not an easy task given ...
29 days ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 0 Submitted

Add AD Authentication option for Database Connections

Add support for AD authentication between SI and its database. This would allow the username/password to be managed outside of the application properties files and more easily align with company policies regarding password complexity and who has a...
about 2 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Submitted

More than one MQ pool for Sterling B2Bi adaptors

There is a bug in sterling B2Bi websphere mq pool code that means that if you have: multiple qm's (qm A, B, C) connected to the one sterling instance Then one adaptor cannot access one queue manager (e.g. qm A goes down) the whole MQ pool becomes ...
2 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 0 Submitted

Enable File Visibility Control features in PEM Community Manager

In PEM Community Manager's, roles are assigned to users, allowing them to view file content from File Transfer Search. However, there is a security concern as users with these roles also have the capability to edit and upload files directly from t...
2 months ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Permission/Roles 0 Submitted

Accept EBICS order timestamps with no decimals for seconds

For timestamps provided when sending an order request although the EBICS Specification generally refers to 3 decimal places for seconds being expected, it just points to the W3 datetime specification (https://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#dateTime) w...
4 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Standards 0 Submitted