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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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Parallel Processing

We would like the ability to complete sponsor and user tasks simultaneously.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Other 2 Not under consideration

Sponsor view to see all automated e-mailed sent

We would like to request a master view for the Sponsor of all the automatic emails sent. This master view should include, the date/time sent, the email content, and the recipient name.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

IBM Control Center - Not finding specific MSGID's

Need IBM Control Center to monitor the following MSG ID's SVTM026I - Session not establishedSVTM505I - Session Retry exceededSVTM105I - A process may be moved to HO HC Currently IBM Control Center is not getting recording these events and we need ...
4 days ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Submitted

Users should have the ability to produce an alert whenever Control Center loses connection to it's own database

Of course, whenever it loses connection to the DB it will not be able to write anything to the EVENTS table but when that connection is re-established, there should be some message written that indicates there's been a problem that we can monitor ...
about 2 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Other 1 Needs more information

ITX offers ADDDAYS, ADDHOURS and ADDMINUTES to Date Time objects. I have a requirement to add seconds, but there is currently no ADDSECONDS function offered to support this. My idea is to make an ADDSECONDS function available in ITX.

Given seconds can often be part of a date time object, not having a proper function to adjust seconds as easily as minutes, hours and days seems to be a gap that should be addressed.
4 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Future consideration

Option to default the optimization method to better service level of "Optimal" and "Fixed Service Level"

For our critical materials, it is imperative that we have stock availability. To ensure this, we use fixed service levels of 98% (for top tier equipment) and 95% for the remainder of material marked critical in SAP. HOWEVER, often times, the Optim...
5 months ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

Integrated File Agent - High Availability Option

The Standalone option of File Agent currently offers high availability however, the new Integrated File Agent does not. This would prevent us from fully migrating across to Integrated File Agent across our existing clustered Nodes that utilise thi...
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Password policy enforcement - minimum change password timeframe

To deny automated user's password change, add an additional parameter in password policy indicating the minimum number of days between a password is changed and the next time it can be changed.
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Future consideration

HA Connectivity for Sterling Integrator to Oracle Database and Support Multiple scan address for RACs Scan

Hi Team, We would like to have a feature in sterling integrator to support HA connectivity when connect to oracle Database and also to support multiple scan address for RACs scan. Currently in sterling application we have configured the jdbc conne...
8 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Under review

Support for SHA-3 cryptographic algorithms

to support the below emerging cryptographic algorithmsSHA-3, including ALL variants listed here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wik: i/SHA-3#Instances
8 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 Future consideration