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Support for Type=simple startup method in systemd for Connect Direct
The systemd is the default system manager on RHEL 8. Connect Direct should support service startup through systemd using Type=simple startup method. User can use Type=forking with external (custom) startup script but this requires to create additi...
snode.work.path parameter for IBM Connect:Direct for Windows
The "snode.work.path" parameter is available in IBM Connect:Direct for UNIX while it is not in IBM Connect:Direct for Windows. The idea is to have similar functionality in Windows version. It will allow to share SNODE work files among nodes in a l...
We currently use some of the native Connect variables in: Windows for Windows, Windows for Mainframe, and Windows for UNIX. However, we need to use these same variables from a UNIX server and we are having problems. Examples:% SUBDATE1 and% SUBTIM...
CDW services should be running as non-system and non-admin user account
Our security assessment team found an issue with 'System' running CDW services by default. Although IBM allows a service account to run CDW services, it requires this account to be a member of local admin group. Either method causes security conce...
When failing to connect to primary host/ip, system uses alt com outbound to try alternate addresses. Should none of them work, system goes in retry state ONLY retrying with last hostIP in alt com outbound. This causes some retries to get stuck as ...
Provide SUBMIT ESF=YES feature for CONNECT:Direct-Unix
On C:D-z/OS, an Extended Submit Facility (ESF) option (syntax is ESF=YES) exists for the SUBMIT command to allow C:D transmission requests to be queued up even when C:D is down on the z/OS system; the requests are executed later when C:D has come ...
Request that statistics capture serial numbers of SSL certificates exchanged during CD secure+ file transfers between pnode and snode. Serial numbers should be visible in select statistics and CD Requester.
Adding support for Pipes to Connect:Direct by z/OS
Adding support for Pipes on Connect:Direct for z/OS can help to speed up the overal file transfer process for distributing dat towards distributed platforms.Analogy to functionality already available in C:D for Unix.
Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows
Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows. In our organization providing service accounts with 'Log on locally' permission is picked as a Non-standard security configuration and deviating from our s...
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