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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...
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...

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Enable connection pooling for remote nodes when using CDPLEX

We use the PARSESS ADJACENT.NODE statement to limit parallel sessions from the local node to a remote node based on capacity as agreed with the partner node. When updating our environment to use CDPLEX with multiple server regions, this parameter ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Update CDZ by Control Center Director

Possibility to update CDZ through Control Center Director
about 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Director 1 Not under consideration

Custom Email Body option under Email Notification (ERN) in Config Center Tool in Reporting section

In existing Config Center Email Notification will configured to report the Customers/Partners on data failure's, communications failure's and according to Probable failure type in ERN level default template is there and that will fetch as body and...
3 months ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Alerting/Notifications 0 Not under consideration

DTXDS APIs for the Launcher

We are currently trying to automate a bit our software lifecycle management and we would like to automate the compilation and deployment of maps on our Linux system. We are using Azure pipeline for this automatization and we would like to have a w...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / APIs & SDKs 1 Not under consideration

Update db_optimization_tool.sh to support Oracle and other DB Vendors

In the past IBM provided the db_optimization_tool.sh script with B2B Integrator to facilitate index reorgs with MySQL DBs. Several companies such as my own will only implement vendor scripts for index reorgs. Can IBM update that script and supply it.
about 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 1 Not under consideration

Populate DestinationFilename in Inflight view for FINISH flows

The DestinationFilenames are populated only for the flows those have delivery rule and not for the one thats are STOPPED/FINISH in GIODE. During System Testing, it will be helpful to check the DestinationFile name where ususally flows are FINISHED...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Inflight 1 Not under consideration

Product xlsx template import : beeing able to specify tag records

On transparent Supply, beeing able to specif the tags to import ( ‘category’ for instance) when using Product data load through the XLSX file import.
3 months ago in SCIS Transparent Supply Application 3 Not under consideration

WTX/ITX Oracle adapter - automatic failover implementation

We are using the WTX/ITX Oracle adapter for our connection with an Oracle Exadata database. In case of database failure, Exadate switch automaticly to the second cluster node. >> Problem : At the switch time, all running maps faile w...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Adapters 2 Not under consideration

Increased character limit of Context Data

Currently, Context Data can only contain 10,281 characters. Some requirements and design require more information to be stored in Context Data. Alternate Solution is to store and retrieve from GenericData Configuration, but it complicates the acti...
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Add capability to Connect:Direct to work around undesirable DVIPA behavior

We'd like to request a new initialization parm for Connect:DIrect (CD) to disable outbound TCP connection establishment until after the DTF opens its TCP listener ports. Our DTFs both send traffic and listen for traffic. We have had situations whe...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration