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Connect:Direct ZOS Support for UTF-8 BOM and FB (Fixed Block) format

Cutomer evaluating Connect:Direct on Windows and ZOS feedback that Connect:Direct does not support UTF-8 BOM and VB to FB format. Customer compares C:D to their current MFT solution that already supports this encoding conversions out of box. Custo...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct 1 Not under consideration

Enable use of wildcards in the Watched directories list of File Agent

Currently one can only define a list of directories in CDFA. Each of this directory must be explicitely defined and hence cannot contain wildcards. The "Monitor sub-directories" option can be activated but this can result, in case of a complex di...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Performance 2 Not under consideration

Copy to Sharepoint UNC path using WebDAV@SSL protocol instead of SMB/CIFS

currently C:D can copy to Sharepoint shares only using SMB/CIFS protocol we need to copy to a Sharepoint share which is accessible using WebDAV@SSL protocol \\our.sharepoint.local@SSL\DavWWWRoot\sites\abcxyz\Shared Documents\destination-folder\
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Not under consideration

Please add another tool/command to UNIX Connect:Direct : NDMPING which exists on TANDEM Connect:Direct, however not on UNIX Connect:Direct

Please add another tool/command to UNIX Connect:Direct : NDMPING which exists on TANDEM Connect:Direct, however not on UNIX Connect:Direct. It is useful to have NDMPING on UNIX Connect:Direct to help CD Administrators to complete a validation test...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Passwordless login in CDWS

Our connect-direct node is using a passwordless unix user for communicating with our partners node (snode). As of right now (v 6.0.0.3) the Connect:Direct WebServices GUI is requiring password in order to login on our node. There seems to be no w...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Make the version info in the banner of the CLI commands (direct, ndmcli, ...) & GUIs consult a file in the install tree

We have received several security findings because CD gives version details that will allow hackers info on how to hack the software.
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 3 Not under consideration

Ability to rename a windows server nodename or add an additional "alias" node name of sorts

In our environment we came up with the decision to use an alias node naming convention, where our customers create an alias address for a Connect Direct server i.e alias-name.domain.com. We take the alias-name part and use that as the Connect Dire...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

Red Hat Linux clustering/HA support

A number of clients ask about about HA solutions and clustering support for Connect:Direct with Red Hat Linux. I've had a search around, but only found the usual (old) docs on HA support with AIX/Solaris/HP-UX/Windows. I was trying to find somethi...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Documentation 1 Not under consideration

RPM for automated installation

We need a RPM installation package for Connect:Direct to simple deploy in our Cloud enviroment. The RPM must inform all dependencies for a automated instalation process (like Puppet).
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

Enhance C:D Rest API cdwebconsole/svc/processcontrolcriterias to allow definition of symbolic parameter values

The current approach enables to execute a static/hardcoded locally stored CDP process. This approach is very limited as for example you cannot specify a specific file name in a copy step to be transferred when executing. Therefore please extend th...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Not under consideration