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Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS

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Check the Write permission on Destination Mainframe Dataset without submitting COPY statement

Hi Team, We are trying out a way if we can check permission on target zOS Dataset on SNODE, before doing actual transfer. Like we do 'Echo Test" to test if the NDM connectivity is good between 2 NDM nodes. If we can have option in NDM to do 'Ec...
6 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 5 Functionality already exists

High availability for Connect Direct Manager running in a sysplex.

Hi,We are looking for a high availability solution for Connect Direct Manager. We currently have one CD manager running in a sysplex and are at risk of this task going down and not restarting as there is no fallback for this component. We would li...
6 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Functionality already exists

Connect Direct Z/OS Password-less Sign-On : Use certificate authentication for the CD session. CD currently supports this for the API connection (e.g. port 1363) and exploring if this could be added for the server connection (i.e. port 1364). The goal would be to use the certificate Common Name as the user ID as we do for the API connection or expand to allow other sources for the user ID – Jobname, SPOE, in-line SIGNON, batch user ID, etc. – and define order of precedence.

Issue Description: Client has security initiative to remove passwords being exposed in jobs. If there is a sign on ID used it is ignored if there is a password less ID and defaults to the job card ID. If client removes password from the sign-on ca...

Passphrase Support for 100 Characters

RACF currently supports 100 characters for passphrases. Having all z/OS software/products also support that limit aligns them with the RACF limitations. This allows users even greater options at creating longer passphrases thus a more secure one.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Implement config or variable to enforce DGADBATC to use specific tcp stack in batch

We're using batch utility DGADBATC in a multiple tcpip stack(cinet) environment and would like to have a parm variable or other config option to specify the utility to utilize specific tcpip stack. The standard options like : //CEEOPTS DD * ENVAR(...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Not under consideration

Make Connect Direct for z/OS the only handler of encryption and decryption. We dont want to grant users access to the Cryptografic Services Facility

We have noticed that Connect Direct for z/OS requests users submiting a job to have READ access to the CSFSERV when using any of the GCM ciphers.We want to use the highest available cipher without compromising the security by granting unrequired r...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Show number of records for Block-Mode-Transfers

This Enhancement Request is created following Case TS011846040 (Wrong Statistic Records in File Transfer between C:D for z/OS and C:D for UNIX) The problem is that the number of records is shown as 0 on the sending side in the Statistics for a ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Processes which are NOT OK should remain in TCQ

In most situations, where a process ends not OK, it is moved from TCQ to statistics, i. e. LSMG244I. Finding the original //SYSIN of the batchjob for repeating is difficult and time consuming. There should be a mechanism (exit, initparm, ...) to i...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Future consideration

Make Field Userid optional in Secure+ Admin Tool "Save Active" Panel

When you are using Security Exits for C:D Signon, you do not need to specify a userid at signon. I don't need this at the update job for Secure+ as well. Using the "Save Active" Panel, you have to enter a userid, but you can leave the password fie...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1

SIGNON command could provide a parameter for the message file and process library

It is useful for the SIGNON command to provide additional CDz software file specification parameters like the NETMAP parameter. This allows a user to use the same JCL procedure but able to override DDs within the control cards of CDz's SYSIN witho...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration