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Support using REST for Web Services in addition to SOAP

REST is the newer and becoming more popular way of doing web services instead of SOAP. Will definitely improve functionality of the product and supporting newer technologies will improve product marketability. I would like to see it work in a sim...
about 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 0 Planned for future release

Enable user exits for the Connect Direct Server Adapter

The Connect Direct Server Adapter in B2B Integrator supports the Connect Direct transmissions protocol but does not support other Connect Direct features which are of value to our customers. If the CDSA could function more closely to a Connect:Dir...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Planned for future release

Providing a list of supported encryption keys.

VENDOR supported Keys Keys that will be supported RSA (3072) Ed25519 ECDSA (nistp521) The feedback from the PepsiCo ECG team below is we only accept the following supported keys: PepsiCo supported keys ssh -rsa 2048, ssh-rsa 1024, ssh-rsa , ssh-dss
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Planned for future release

Import/Export REST API

Would like to integrate with other change management software to facilitate the export and import of resources between SI instances.
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 1 Planned for future release

Redeliver undelivered messages that are NOT covered by the Retry Policy mechanism

Experience operating a B2B Advanced Communications/ IBM MQ / Sterling Business Integrator ebms AS4 gateway has shown that there are many ways in which outbound messages can fail. Relatively few of these are covered by the Retry policy mechanism bu...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Planned for future release

Capability to upload files larger than 100 MB to B2Bi Customization API UI for Docker version of B2Bi

The B2Bi docker version 6.0.2 has a 100 MB limitation on the jar files that can be uploaded to Customization API UI dashboard. The AWS SDK (which is required for S3 client) is 130 MB and cannot be uploaded to the Customization API UI dashboard. th...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 1 Planned for future release

Allow multiple PGP decryption keys per community

We have a security requirement to use expiring PGP keys and change them every few years. Since Sterling only supports a single PGP key per community all of our trading partners have to change their jobs at the same time in order to use our new PGP...
about 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Introduce SASL Support in B2Bi

Integration use case with ITX and the Kafka adapter. Confulence is pushing SASL Support. SASL provides higher level security options to our customers
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Standardize SFTP/FTP Server and client logs for external dashboard consumption like ELK

We are using the SFTP / FTP server and client logs to monitor user activity via Dashboard. We want to provide communication level visibility to our business users from our enterprise application that stores all our B2B data. Its very difficult to ...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Reporting 1 Planned for future release

Microsoft Deprecating IMAP and Basic Auth - Oct/2022

Microsoft is deprecating the IMAP and Basic Auth authentication for mailboxes from Oct/2022 - please see the link below. As of now the only options to connect to Office 365 mailboxes is using IMAP and Basic Auth - but that will not be available es...
8 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Planned for future release