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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...
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...

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Increased character limit of Context Data

Currently, Context Data can only contain 10,281 characters. Some requirements and design require more information to be stored in Context Data. Alternate Solution is to store and retrieve from GenericData Configuration, but it complicates the acti...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Usability 1 Not under consideration

MSQL JDBC drivers 10.2.0 and higher support for Sterling B2B Integrator.

Need IBM Sterling B2B Integrator support for MSQL JDBC drivers 10.2.0 and higher. The driver have an additional pair of parameters that designate the retry connection between in the event the database connection is broken or failover. https://lear...
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 0 Planned for future release

Removal of Outer join query in WORKFLOW_CONTEXT Table

The below SQL query is one of the important one to get output from DB Statistics report. However, from what we can see, we are not sure why the 2nd join with WORKFLOW_CONTEXT (WC2) is needed (see the yellow-highlight in the attached screenshot). I...
6 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Needs more information

REST API Server Adapter

Allow Trading Partners to exchange file using REST APIs. If we can have REST adapter similar to SFTP adapter, Partners can use REST APIs to post/get/list etc files to their mailbox. Current REST APIs in B2Bi for administration, management and onbo...
about 5 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 5 Future consideration

Alert Notification for pre-processing and post processing steps Delay (AS2, Doc extract and processing delays)

ASN notifications for customers. SLAs with customers which require ASNs to be sent within a 29 minute window. Failures in pre-processing steps are not visible in Inflight until doc extract is completed and translation action is processing.
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Alerting/Notifications 0 Future consideration

Cleanup prior version .jar files

The install/upgrade/patch/hotfix process should cleanup the prior version .jar files. We have been running since 2016 and every .jar file from upgrades are in the <install>/packages folders as well as other folders having years worth of back...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Installation & Upgrade 1 Future consideration

URL to access BP Logs and other resources

Current B2B web interface does not allow URLs links to BP logs and other resources. There is no way to send a link that someone can click-on to view a BP log/ BP Definition/ Envelope/CodeList. (As opposed to sending them the number and requiring t...
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Future consideration

ITXA - Excel Adapter is failing, in SI-ITXA-ITX Integration Environment

During Integration with B2Bi, ITXA makes references to B2Bi jvm classpath, whereas ITXA needs to be more fully defined in the class required and not rely on SI. ITXA class loader adjustments are required. We need a way to see what classes are bein...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Transformation Extender Advanced 0 Planned for future release

IBM Connect:Direct license auditing and alerting through Control Center Director

The idea is to have a Control Center director to have a functionality to verify if usage of IBM Connect:Direct installation meets licensing requirements for specific machine. for example in case of session based licenses if number of allowed concu...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Director 1 Future consideration

Integrating Websphere Service Registry and Repository With Webspher Transformation Extender (WTX)

Integration WTX with WSRR functionality in wtx
about 6 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Adapters 0 Not under consideration