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PINNED Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA
As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...

Sterling Secure Proxy

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BKFS - Centralized administrator User Provisioning for SSP

User accounts created in LDAP must also be created in the following GUIs: SFG, SSP, and Control Center. Ability to centralize/ "one time" provisioning for all Sterling software would simplify the system administration.
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

BKFS - SSP GUI Visibility

No GUI visibility for account locks over SFTP at proxy level
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Allow SSP engine certificate to be configured through configureEngineSsl.sh directly

The configureEngineSsl.sh script only supports importing configuration exported from CM. Typically CM and SSP engines are installed on different machines in different network zones. The certificates will be put on the servers directly. It's a lot ...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Password less and password based authentication

Problem: We have trading partners using one CDNode that may have aCDProcess using either snodeid=(id,password) or snodeid=(id) or nosnodeID. When a snodeid=(id,password) is sent, we use SEAS goingto a Directory Server. The backend server is B2Bi a...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Other 0 Future consideration

SSP Welcom Page *make change to force 1st time users to change password.

Looking for solution in SSP welcome page for HTTPS users to be forced to change password on initial login. Current versions don't account for attribute in LDS/AD if the account is defined with attribute of expired.. Allowing the user / password to...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 0 Future consideration

Functionality to correctly support multiple SFTP policies in a netmap

We would like to be able to use several SFTP policy in a single netmap (Adapter) with differret SSH authentication method.It will avoid the usage of several adapapters for each authetication method.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control logging of SSP CM monitoring messages

Messages are written to the auditlog.xml file (ACPT037I, ACPT040I and ACPT038I), as well as the sspengine.log file for the same activity. It is possible to reduce the frequency of these messages, but only to once every 10 minutes. It would be grea...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 1 Future consideration

Enhance authentication options for SSPCM API's

The SSPCM requires a username/password to be authenticated, requiring a static (or semi-static) password. This contravenes many organisations security policies designed to protect access. An alternate method of authentication would dismiss the...
about 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / APIs & SDKs 1 Future consideration

Define custom SSP CM user roles

Allow SSP administrators the ability to create custom CM User Roles in order to fine tune user's access right based on individual needs The current Roles(Admin and Operator) are to limiting. For example the Operator role can not review node defini...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

BKFS - SSP Account Unlock

Ability to unlock SFTP accounts through the GUI for SSP
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration