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Sterling File Gateway

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Export users details, permissions, paths configured, folder permissions in a one consolidated sheet in IBM Sterling Filegateway

Exporting users details like username, surname, email, permissions, file system paths configured in FS virtual root, adapter level permissions, folder level permissions in a one consolidated sheet for the use of security teams/ CISO teams to valid...
5 months ago in Sterling File Gateway 0 Under review

Two factor authentication for admin users

Access to Sterling Filegateway for admin users is via userid/password only. This request is for two factor authentication to be supported, via userid/password and RSA token
about 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 1 Future consideration

Office 365 Message Encryption/Decryption

Request is for Microsoft Office Message Encryption/Decryption functionality for SFG. This will be required where 3rd party Producers/Consumers are using OME as their preferred encryption tool.
almost 2 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Other 1 Not under consideration

User Accounts with limited access control to Sterling File Gateway components

Sterling B2B Integrator should provide options to create & assign DENY permissions to Sterling File Gateway components. At present Sterling file gateway does not have the options to create permissions for specific components. We'll have to use...
about 5 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 2 Functionality already exists

Add the ability to declare a global file size upload limit in SFG

Add the ability to declare a global file size upload limit in SFG. The limit is a property. The limit applies to a single file transmission. The limit is available to all protocols (SSHFTP, Myfilegateway, Connect Direct, FTP, HTTP, AS2, Swift, etc...
over 4 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 1 Future consideration

Extend myFileGateway/SFG such that users can be assigned to multiple organizations where that user can upload/download files within those organizations and have visibility to file movements within that organization

For security, administration, and governance, a user (external or internal) should be able to use a single LDAP account to manage multiple organizations in myFileGateway/SFG, where that LDAP user can upload/download files within those organization...
over 2 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 1 Future consideration

A set of SQL queries tied to the Activity Snapshot tool is creating an overhead on the database and could be effectively optimised.

We have an issue with the overhead of a specific set of SQLs in SFG 6.1.1.1. IBM confirmed that these queries have been looked at for version 6.1.1.3 but as we have no details of the changes, we’d like to create an Idea. These are the SQLs seen ru...
11 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Performance 1 Functionality already exists

Rest API: Allow Redeliver by route_key (deliveryKey)

I want to use the Sterling B2B Rest API to Redeliver a single delivery from a Broadcast route as can be done from Filegateway as seen in support article: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/298739 In the B2B Rest API explore there is the uri /B...
over 2 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / APIs & SDKs 5 Future consideration

OOTB Antivirus scan using ICAP

When using ICAP integration on SSP there are a lot of files with the .unscanned renaming due to the volume of the files or any other of the highly possible scenarios in which the file is sent to the backend without being scanned. Due to the type o...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 1 Future consideration

Enable myFileGateway multi-factor authentication. Different fields be added for token and password

Enable different fields to be added in the Login's Page for myFilegateway. Ex: Username: Password: Token: We need to receive an extra field during login authentication on myFileGateway, as a random Token for example. Using pre-login Exit...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 3 Functionality already exists