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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...
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 script doesn't have a solution to restart the BPIDs that are in "completed, error...

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TX SAP JALE Adapter to allow a custom EDI_DC40 Control Record

"Error in ParseElement" occurs because only the standard 36 field / 524 character EDI_DC40 Control Record is supported by the TX SAP JALE Adapter. This is causing the interface which uses a custom Idoc control record more than the 540 character to...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Adapters 1 Delivered

Change current directory in ITX 9

Change current directory from <install_dir>/logs to msl directory. Or configure current directory for all launcher from dtx.ini.
over 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Launcher 1 Delivered

Optimize Sourcing Decision by Committed Delivery Date

Provide the ability to optimize node selection based on a committed delivery date to Customer versus standard order service-level agreement at the time of order capture. Example: [Retailer] commits a delivery date of Thursday, November 8th, ...
over 5 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Product Functionality 0 Delivered

Breakup of future quantity by date in Available Inventory

The Availability API gives onhand and future in addition to the total quantity. The future should be broken by date e.g. x units on date1, y units on date 2.
over 5 years ago in Inventory Visibility 0 Delivered

Schedule Shutdowns of Managed Connect Direct Servers

It would be nice if there were a way to schedule the shutdown of some of our managed Connect Direct servers. For us, it would be for Windows and UNIX (AIX and Linux). Connect Direct z/OS is managed by a different team here.
over 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 1 Delivered

Arranging files from recent to old timestamp by default in myfilegateway.

Currently, the files will arrange from oldest to newest files by default. When the file count is more in mailbox, it is taking quite a long time to rearrange . It will useful when the
over 5 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 0 Delivered

Show the file name on the "Upload new" page

When uploading spreadsheets to SCI, when I get to the page "Upload new" I sometimes forget which file (if I have many) that I just dragged and dropped. Would be nice to see the actual file name right on that screen as a reminder.
over 5 years ago in Supply Chain Insights / Data Management 1 Delivered

Order Optimizer Dashboard additions for Stockout and Markdown avoidance

Add Inventory Model metrics to the Order Optimizer Dashboard.Metrics should include but are not necessarily limited to those listed below. Additional metrics in-time with current Shipping Model Dashboard (i.e. cumulative daily):1. Current snapshot...
almost 6 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Dashboards 0 Delivered

Order Optimizer support for decimal values in shipping rate calculation

Add Order Optimizer support for decimal configuration values that can be used to calculate shipping costs. This includes but is not necessarily limited to values & calculations in:1. shipping rate cards2. item weights3. item dimensions and dim...
almost 6 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Product Functionality 0 Delivered

Order Optimizer Dashboard improvements

Enhance the Order Optimizer Dashboard by implementing the following updates:1. Remove / replace the '% of orders processed by Optimizer' metric2. Use consistent terminology / labels and calculations for 'CCU' vs. 'backlog' - CCU is generally prefe...
almost 6 years ago in Fulfillment Optimizer / Dashboards 0 Delivered