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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...

Sterling B2B Integrator

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Add support for PUT messages to AWS SQS and AWS SNS

Today B2B has only support for GET messages from AWS SQS, we also needs support to PUT messages do AWS SQS. In additional will be nice if we have support for PUT messages to AWS SNS, because we use AWS SNS do automate notifications to many AWS SQS.
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Future consideration

Extension of maximum length for schedule parameters

schedule parameters in B2BI seems to have maximum length of 100 characters. This became evident when a b2b rest api failed to create a schedule parameter for remote pull directory location which was more than 100 characters long. This should be in...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 1 Future consideration

Ensure failover detection ping from SSP PS can be recognized as such in B2B

These pings are causing literally thousands of errors in our C:D logs on B2B every hour - as the C:D server adapter can see the pings hitting the port but recognizes that they are not valid C:D sessions. A recent health check performed by IBM/Sabr...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 1 Future consideration

Include ability to specify CD properties overrides in customer_overrides.properties file

Include ability to specify CD properties overrides in customer_overrides.properties file From https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS3JSW_6.0.3/administering/administering/integrator/SI_PrpFile_Overriding_Props_Using_cust_overrides.html The...
about 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Planned for future release

Need Corresponding Release of Vulnerabilities Fixed by Recently Released Patches/Fix Packs

There needs to be planned release(s) of known security vulnerabilities that are addressed in recent patches, i.e. 6.1.2.4 through regular channels (subscribed notifications). That seems to be how they've been released for IBM Sterling products in ...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

SSH host Key only allowing dsa and rsa

One of our 3rd parties mentioned that they were planning on doing a change to Host Key Algorithms to allow rsa-sha2-512 rsa-sha2-256 As more clients are moving to secure host keys we would prefer to have this option
8 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Future consideration

SI to capture trading partner’s SSL cert automatically

In SI, for HTTPS connections, the trading partner’s SSL certs are required to be checked into SI beforehand. And whenever their partner upgrades their certs, client will need to do manually update SI. Since client has many trading partners, this b...
about 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Allow PS log file name to be configured with standard name

Currently the PS log file name is like PS.Logger.Dyyyymmmdd.Thhmmss. It should be configurable and follow the same name convention as what's used in CM and SSP etc.
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 1 Planned for future release

Update SI to support the latest version of GnuPG using the provided CLA2CMD Adapter (RTC 584840)

Currently Sterling Integrator supplied GnuPG Adapter supports PGP V2.0. This has been depreciated on 31st December 2017. The newest versions (currently 2.2.16) fail to work (see RTC 584840) with the internally supplied cla2cmd adapter.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 2 Not under consideration

Java LTS - SI/B2BI needs a defined roadmap plan for Java Long Term Support adoption (e.g. Java 11 & Java 17)

A path and solid timeline for upgraded Java Long Term Support version adoption needs to be defined for the entire suite of IBM Sterling products. Information Risk Management teams and groups are requiring all applications to migrate and leverage u...
11 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 3