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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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Enable connection pooling for remote nodes when using CDPLEX

We use the PARSESS ADJACENT.NODE statement to limit parallel sessions from the local node to a remote node based on capacity as agreed with the partner node. When updating our environment to use CDPLEX with multiple server regions, this parameter ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Password Vault support for CD web Services

This is to add to CD Web Services integration with Password Vault to avoid storing passwords inside the application. That should include "admin" user as well. Currently CD Web Services allows for cert-based authentication (for API) or user/passwor...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 2 Not under consideration

Allow Override of STOP CD QUIESCE for C:D z/OS

When a Connect:Direct region is shut down with a STOP CD QUIESCE, the region will terminate when all processes stop, making it an ideal choice for a planned shutdown. However, once initiated, this cannot be aborted or converted to a quicker type o...
8 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Future consideration

Ability To Test Actions

After setting up an Action, you are unable to test it without adding it to a rule, and then manually triggering the rule. This is very time consuming when you're trying to verify configuration of the action. I would like there to be a test button ...
5 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

Hold based rescheduling to update ETD/ETS for scheduled order lines

There is a need for an automated rescheduling feature in OM. Especially on B2B, the requested ship date tends to be important and may often change for order line via integration. In these cases the order line should be rescheduled automatically. C...
over 1 year ago in OMS - Order Management (OnPrem & OMoC) 0 Future consideration

Claim Level Rejction

ITX-I-210 was an enhancement to claim level rejection to change from looking at only CLM01 to look at the entire CLM segment when checking for duplicates. This enhance was released in 10.2.1. We have found that we are still having issues with enti...
3 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender 4 Not under consideration

PGP Encryption/Decryption of a file with multiple recipients

Trading Partners may encrypt a file using multi-recipient encryption. For instance, they may encrypt a file with our Public PGP key as well as their own key. When we receive that file, we should be able to decrypt using our private key. Symantec a...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Future consideration

Role based access to unprovision of codelist facility

functionality where unprovision button is only available to first/primary sponsor admin.
over 2 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Administration & Configuration 1 Planned for future release

Secure Connection between Secure Proxy Engine (in DMZ) and SSP Perimeter Server (in Secure Network)

There is a requirement from customer to have Secure Connection between Secure Proxy Engine (in DMZ) and SSP Perimeter Server (in Secure Network).
about 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 0 Future consideration

Bypass SNIP 3 and 4 to Allow Denied Claims to Flow Through

We have a client use case where we need to relax validations in order to allow denied claims to flow through that requires us to validate on SNIP 1, 2 and 7 (i.e. bypass SNIP 3 and 4). This is because denied claims might fail on SNIP 3 and 4 and h...