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Automation of In-Place Node Renames -- CDU/CDW

Various application teams are approaching us for Connect:Direct high availability architecture guidance and advice -- or have decided to strengthen their C:D architecture -- after initial software installation. This is resulting in hundreds of CDW...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

Do you have any plan now to support ARM based systems

Nowday there are more and more ARM-based systems,do you have any plan now to support ARM based systems?
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Not under consideration

Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter

This idea was previously raised for CDz CONDIRECTZ-I-8, however, it was informed by CDz L3 that the enhancement in CDz will not be able to work on remote Distributed CD nodes. Therefore, this request is raised for similar function on distributed p...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

Allow for Connect Direct service account to be non-interactive

For Windows servers we need the Connect Direct service account to be non-interactive (Per Windows functionality, the service account needs to perform a logging event to retrieve the properties (access/grants/rights) that the user has. For financia...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Future consideration

Security enhancement in GUI: would it be possible to add GUI session timeout parameter which would lock session or log off user ?

this request came from security team/audit, they believe it would improve product security
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 4 Functionality already exists

Cluster Support and Certification for Connect:Direct Web Service 6.0

CDWS would be an integral part of Connect Direct as technological adaption of APIs increases. And when we want to have an API server, we would look at providing 24/7 services to our businesses. So we want to have CDWS on a clustered model especial...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Planned for future release

Extend processcontrolcriterias CDWS web service in order to run simple transfers on-the-fly

Currently in CDWS the "processcontrolcriterias" web service allows to run Connect Direct transfers using processFile with path to *.cdp process file which must be present on the server prior to Connect Direct transfer execution. For simple transfe...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Planned for future release

Support for Type=simple startup method in systemd for Connect Direct

The systemd is the default system manager on RHEL 8. Connect Direct should support service startup through systemd using Type=simple startup method. User can use Type=forking with external (custom) startup script but this requires to create additi...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

CDHPNonstop SPCLI - Create Command Line Commands

Need to schedule a batch job that collects cipher/encryption information for CDHPNonstop. SPCLI - Create Command Line Commands
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Reporting 1 Functionality already exists

CD Requestor for Connect Direct UNIX

There needs to be a way within a Connect Direct UNIX environment to validate a process script without having to copy it on a Windows system and using CD Requestor there. It would be great if CD Requestor or something similar was to be implemented ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration