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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...
The MQ infrastructure at our organisation is set up in a HA topology where we have multiple queue managers. The queue manager name is not provided to applications wanting to connect to the queues with the expectation that they use the default queu...
We are seeing increased reluctance from partner organisations to trust CBC mode, due to OpenSSH's withdrawal of support for this mode by default. This leaves Secure Proxy with only CTR mode encryption as a widely accepted option. To ensure that we...
"Soft Stop" functionality for SSP engines for upgrading without service interruptions
Currently even though we have multiple SSP engines it isn't possible to perform a true "high availability" upgrade of the engines because anybody who is connected to an individual SSP engine will be disconnected when the engine is taken down for p...
Enhancement to add automatic failover from an active CM node to another
Currently, we have CM installed on 4 servers and the configs are written to the local drive. If something were to fail on the active node, there is a manual fail-over process to not only copy the configs to another node (might not be possible if i...
Password security controls for SSP administrator interfaces using local authentication are not allow enough password security controls:
Passwords expiration can’t be enforced.
Password complexity settings are minimal and don’t comply with the ...
The administrative consoles for the Sterling Secure Proxy do not contain inactivity session timeout settings. This is not in compliance with our security procedures that require implementation of automatic system timeouts that end user sessions af...
Inactive User Accounts Controls - Administrator Accounts
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