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PINNED Add support to controllerWorkflow script to restart BPs that are in "completed, error" state by individual BP IDs
During system issues, we are unable to bulk restart the BP IDs at a time. This is causing huge support effort in the clean-up process. Existing controllerWorkflow.sh script doesn't have a solution to restart the BPIDs that are in "completed, error...

Sterling B2B Integrator

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Provide availability and functionallity for Property Files from DB in order to use them in containers and On-Premise installations (essentially customer_overrides) description:

According to Support/Lab advice, we proceed to open the following RFE. The intention is to provide fully the use of properties from databases no matter if there is being used an on-premise or containers installation of the SBI. This functions were...
6 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Needs more information

Myfilegateway 2.0 - Web UI customisation lack

Hello IBM team, we noticed a lack regarding the possibilities to customise the Web User Interface of myfilegateway 2.0. As myfilegateway 2.0 is a web client interface customer-orientated, it would be a good progress to suggest more configurati...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Planned for future release

Allow to use two wildcards in SFTP Client LIST service

We would like to pick up files from our partners using two wildcards in RemoteFileName field in SFTP Client LIST and SFTP Client GET services.
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Postgresql as database (or support sqlserver emulated on aurora - aws babelfish)

We need support on aws aurora or aws sqlserver emulated by aurora (babelfish) as databases for sterling. Aurora is growing more and more and offers several benefits which make it very attractive for companies like ours. In our case, we have moved ...
8 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 2 Future consideration

SFTP Client GET Service - input parameter to set a max number of files processed

We are using the operation SFTPClientGet and the parameter RemoteFilePattern to do a multiple get. See the below example. We would like to have an input parameter allowing us to set a maximum number of files processed during one sftp get opera...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 3 Future consideration

Support Native Authentication to SQL server databases in jdbc pools

Security teams are asking for zero trust setups when connecting systems to each other. Part of that is wanting to use centralized service accounts instead of local access. currently, B2Bi is only supported to make SQL server pools with local authe...
about 2 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Onboarding 0 Submitted

Hide UniqueID Token in GET parameter for MyFilegateway

Situation: Using MyFilegateaway the uniqueId token is passed as parameters in the URL in GET/POST Request Methods Example: https://mft-nala-val.roche.com/myfilegateway/MyFGUpload.do?uniqueId=-1ccob8032vnyn This value could be used accessing to Bro...
about 2 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Submitted

Add AD Authentication option for Database Connections

Add support for AD authentication between SI and its database. This would allow the username/password to be managed outside of the application properties files and more easily align with company policies regarding password complexity and who has a...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Submitted

External Purge Memory settings are inconsistent between Windows and Linux/Unix and changing the memory settings is complicated

It is very confusing that Xmx for Ext Purge on Windows defaults to 512m no matter what the Noapp is tuned for. However on linux/Unix the -Xmx for External Purge is pulled from whatever the Noapp is set for. This is very inconsistent and can cause ...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

IBM Sterling B2B Integrator External Perimeter Server Version details.

Logging the version details of IBM Sterling B2B External Perimeter Server either files like "PSLogger" or "StartupPS.log" or "remote_perimeter.properties" files of IBM external perimeter server. This would be more helpful during below scenario'...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration