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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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Connect Direct defaults to a 002 umask on unix platforms

Files delivered to unix systems are given rw-rw-r-- pemissions as CD is not recognising the system umask of 027 and is defaulting to 002.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Delivered

Auditing Feature to iSeries C:D

Good Afternoon, i would like to see the auditing feature in your current product Sterling Gentran being added to Sterling Connect Direct.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 Delivered

Provide additional information when Session High Water Mark is reached

For Product id 5665-X09, record the number of active PRIMARY (PNODE) sessions and the number of active SECONDARY (SNODE) sessions when the session high water mark is reached. Record as much additional information as is reasonably possible in the s...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Delivered

Certificate CRL check for Sterling Connect:Direct

It's not practical to use SEAS for certificate CRL check for Connect:Direct in a large enterprise environment where there are thousands of Connect:Direct nodes. Query-based CRL check via SEAS could greatly degrade the performance of Secure+ file t...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Delivered

Connect Direct with support 64 Bit libraries

We have problem by installing C:D on Linux because it only works with a lot of 32 Bit libraries which our Unix Administrators won't install. Please made a C:D package which works under 64 Bit environment without additional installation of 32 Bit
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Delivered

Select Statistic enhancement to allow selection of all statistics associated with a specified node name.

I am running Connect:Direct V5.2 for z/OS. When on the SNODE, I can select statistics for a specific PNUM and see 2 records displayed. Both show the same submitter node and server. If I then go to the extended options and add the PNODE into the SN...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Reporting 1 Delivered

Connect:Direct Web UI

The existing Connect:Direct Browser interface is very dated. A new one has been in development which I had an opportunity to review last year. The new web UI would be a significant enhancement for improved usability for the product. We recently re...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Delivered

64-bit Connect:Direct for Solaris 10

As you may know, Solaris 10 is a 64-bit OS and has some limitations running 32-bit applications such as Connect:Direct. Does IBM have a 64-bit Connect:Direct release for Solaris 10 on SPARC? If not, when does IBM plan to release it? Thanks,Dan

Connect Direct for zOS v5.1 DGASECUR macro should control Secure+ access via the IUI as well as via Sterling Control Center

V5.1 of Sterling Connect Direct (C:D)implemented controls on access to Secure+ within the DGASECUR macro. This control does not work for users who are accessing C:D via the IUI. I am informed the control applies only to access from Sterling Contro...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Delivered

Connect Direct File Agent: Add a search function to search on File Agent rule names

Please add a search feature for File Agent so if we know the File Agent rule name, we can search on it and then select. This would easier than using the scroll bar or using the wheel on the mouse especially if a File Agent configuration has numero...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Delivered