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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...

Sterling B2B Integrator

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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...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Under review

Indicate Perimeter Servers which do not have a Service Adapter using it

In Troubleshooter, SI shows the current status of Perimeter Servers. This is the location where users are able to disable/enable the PS. On this same screen, it could also show a count of how many service adapters are using each perimeter server.e...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

SI's bpml should support XPath 3.1

When writing Xpath in bp's, the xpath supported is XPath 1.0, which was published in 1999. XPath is currently up to version 3.1.
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Standards 3 Future consideration

Need Corresponding Release of Vulnerabilities Fixed by Recently Released Patches/Fix Packs

There needs to be planned release(s) of known security vulnerabilities that are addressed in recent patches, i.e. 6.1.2.4 through regular channels (subscribed notifications). That seems to be how they've been released for IBM Sterling products in ...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

Management of OFTP2 Certificates = Time Consuming with SBI

On SBI, OFTP2 management is time consomming.
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Future consideration

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 ...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 1 Not under consideration

Global Mailbox aged documents or orphan file deletion

On a B2B Integrator software, where HighAvailability is not needed, the payload storage is on shared drive with a simple directory path /opt/b2bsi/documents/2024/01/..... the path has a linear map towards the payload storage. Even if payload gets ...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 5 Future consideration

Connect to SMB shares from Sterling B2B Integrator hosted on Unix / Linux

For Sterling Integrator hosted on Unix/Linux OS, there is no direct capability to exchange files with Windows Network Shared folders. The recommended solution from IBM for this is to use a samba client on the Unix/Linux machine and mount the windo...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Not under consideration

Extend the use of Perimeter Server to Object Store Client Adapter

If Perimeter Server could support connections made from the Object Store Client Adapter it would be simple for customers to enable a connection and centralizing the entire deployment on the same Sterling platform
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Failed Outbound exchanges should be retried

A previous RFE requested a solution to retry outbound AS4 one way push exchange where the failure was caused by a HTTP 30xm 40x or 50x error. This was implemented and is working well. This has saved us considerable time and expense by not requirin...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Planned for future release