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Sterling Control Center Monitor

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Automated pausing of node monitoring.

Automated pausing feature needs to be developed to automatically pause/suspend monitoring of mutiple Connect:Direct node groups during datacetner swithover/failover. WIthin automated process individual nodes or node groups must be configurable. Th...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center 6.1 Move server.xml file settings to database

Currently in version 6.1 a timeout value can be added to the server.xml file which is located in the installation directory under web\wlp\usr\servers\defaultServer. The IBM documentation says to add a parameter invalidationTimeout= and put the val...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Add slc notes to be displayed as part of an SLC alert

A note section was added to Control Center slc's as part of an enhancement request. This is very useful and beneficial to the team that is responsible for monitoring Control Center alerts. However, the team is asking if the notes could be part of ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 2 Future consideration

collect ebics client messages from B2BI as a standard protocol

Today only Ebics server messages are collected by ICC. for EBICs client, nothing gets to ICC, and therefore ICC is not supervising and monitoring all standard B2Bi protocols. This has a huge impact as we can't use ICC as a central monitoring solut...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

Add more functionality to integrate the export/import of individual configuration items with the command line

Currently it is difficult in version 6.1 to export/import individual configuration items in an automated way using a scripted approach, it would be better to have a more granular approach to ease release/migration tasks. For example being able to ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center: statRecordIds File

I've been doing some testing with the statRecordIds file on our test environment. Today I realized that more attention needs to be given to this file. You are probably wondering what do I mean? Here is a possible situation below. A site is running...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center Email Action Ehancement

I recently learned that in a Control Center email action, if the body of the email action is left blank, it will return all of the available variables for the rule parameters you have set. I did some testing where I removed all of the variables I ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

SCC request for Blank Passwords in Functional Authorities/User Proxies

We are using ACF2 for our z/OS security package. As such we have batch accounts specifically for connect direct that are set with no passwords and can only be accessed via other secure JCL procedures. As such we can't manage them via the SCC Confi...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Configuration management should have an approval process for changes

There should be an approval process built into SCC for making changes with the Configure Servers functions. Adding an optional hook to make a call to a change management system for validation would be even better. The change process should include...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration

Control Center 6.0.0.1 and 6.1: Need support for MS SQL Server (ALWAYSON)

Please test and verify if Control Center 6.0.0.1 and 6.1 can support a MS SQL Server ALWAYSON environment. If not, please add an enhancement for this. Thanks.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration