Skip to Main Content
IBM Sterling


This portal is to open public enhancement requests for IBM Sterling products and services. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Sterling File Gateway

Showing 76

Enablement of SSH Certificates

Sterling B2B leverages SSH Keys for SFTP file transfers and OpenSSH to faciliate this. I would like to see it enable the ability to use SSH Certificates. SSH Certificates provide significant increase in security as opposed to SSH keys.
3 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 2 Needs more information

Dashboard should give the possibility in the key creation to add ECDSA keys

Currently when creating SSH keys via the SBI dashboard ( Trading partner --> SSH --> Use Identity key --> create --> New user key ), only RSA and DSA keys encryption can be chosen. But in the real world, companies require much higher a...
4 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Accept EBICS order timestamps with no decimals for seconds

For timestamps provided when sending an order request although the EBICS Specification generally refers to 3 decimal places for seconds being expected, it just points to the W3 datetime specification (https://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#dateTime) w...
5 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Standards 0 Submitted

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...
9 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Performance 1 Functionality already exists

Remote profile routing channel 'connection

When using a remote profile, to route a file to a remote server using ssh keys. It would be great to allow something that would take a routing channel name then the producer mailbox path and allow parsing so it can match the directory in the remot...
11 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Mapping & Translation 1 Under review

SFG Utlization and Consumption KPI's

We are trying to explore consumption KPI's of the environment. At a high level, how to obtain correlation between file transfers volume/size with over all resources consumption ? - Build trend visualizations showing weekly consumption - cpu/memory...
12 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Reporting 2 Future consideration

Protect SFG for event flood caused by large volume GET requests of very small fiels

When the File Gateway is hit by a very high amount of GET requests to download small files will cause an event flood. As these events are tracked in the visibility db, this may cause the system to "hang" - all threads blocked - as the visibility d...
about 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Performance 0 Future consideration

MyFilegateway GUI

As per the business requirement we would like to have few customizations required on myFilegateway GUI like Mouse Hover Text, Column Name Change etc..,. Here attaching those requirements in a word document for your reference
about 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 0 Under review

Change MQ adapter password max from 20 to 42+ characters.

MQ adapter in B2BI/SFG is limited to a 20 character password. IBM MQ SaaS offering in IBM Cloud requires a 42 character password minimum. Can the allowed password length be increased so B2BI/SFG MQ adapter will work on IBM Cloud MQ Service?
about 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 0 Planned for future release

Disable concurrent user login in SFG and Dashboard

Currently for the Concurrent login with same credentials via different machines or different browsers, there is pop-up message which notify, that there are multiple sessions and upon clicking on "OK" button, both sessions kept active. Security tea...
about 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 1 Under review