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Sterling Connect:Direct

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File Agent: sort capability missing to guarantee files sequence

FA doesn't provide a mechanism to process the files located in a specific folder in a specific order (i.e. file sorted by timestamp, name, size ). There are scenarios where the sequence the Producer Application generates the files must be respecte...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Other 1 Not under consideration

Supoprt for HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System)

What version of Sterling Connect:Direct Linux/Windows will support Hadoop HDFS? Do you have any release date? I found similar thread at https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=65228 but I didn't see any updates. T...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Implement Secure UDP for Connect Direct File Agent

Our internal security standards want all traffic to be encrypted. Currently, File Agent uses standard UDP (SNMP) to send messages to Control Center. The goal is to have this traffic encrypted. We are being told that in a couple years the PCI DSS s...
6 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Future consideration

Add TLS 1.3 Support to Connect:Direct for HPE Nonstop Platform

It was mentioned in HPE NonStop Forum that TLSv1.3 will be coming out later 2019 year. It was also mentioned by HPE that TLSv1.0 is a degraded security protocol and that HPE NonStop Client Applications running on X86 and Itanium Platform need to m...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 3 Future consideration

Enable use of wildcards in the Watched directories list of File Agent

Currently one can only define a list of directories in CDFA. Each of this directory must be explicitely defined and hence cannot contain wildcards. The "Monitor sub-directories" option can be activated but this can result, in case of a complex di...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Performance 2 Not under consideration

C:D support for Multi Factor Authentication

Incorporate into the C:D security processing to allow for users signing on with multi factor authentication credentials.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Add C:D support for Windows 11

Windows 11 nor Windows Server 2022 is not supported by C:D Windows 6.x series.
8 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows

Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows. In our organization providing service accounts with 'Log on locally' permission is picked as a Non-standard security configuration and deviating from our s...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Modify statarch.sh to Delete compressed stats files after "x" amount of days

Can code be added to the statarch.sh script so that after "x" amount of days the compressed stats files are purged/deleted?
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Connect:Direct Sudo Backup/Restore

We install C:D via cdinstall as a user account currently working with C:D for UNIX 4.2. This user account has sudo access to run etc/cdcust so we can perform configurations requiring root privilege. This is great for fresh install and ok for upgra...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Planned for future release