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

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Support for using NoSQL DB's

We are publishing extremely high amount of daily events and moving the data store into a NoSQL type DB would provide greater efficient and search speeds.
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 7 Future consideration

Add more functionality to integrate the export/import of individual configuration items with the command line

Currently it is difficult in version 6.1 to export/import individual configuration items in an automated way using a scripted approach, it would be better to have a more granular approach to ease release/migration tasks. For example being able to ...
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

SCC file transfer report for AS2 is having mismatches with AS2 transactions counts with SI B2Bi

The SCC default “Sterling B2B Integrator File Transfer Report” doesn't providing any file transfer report when selected 'AS2' as protocol. We are getting some data when specified adapter as 'AS2'. However, the report fetched from SCC 6.0 doesn't m...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Add built-in report for bruteforce attempts.

The Sterling Proxy is our gateway between the internet and SFG. As such, we are exposed to attempts to guess user IDs using brutefore methods. The raw internal logs show each event and contain the IP address, Time, username and number of failed...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Reporting 3 Future consideration

SPE Envelope support for multiple ST/SE loops for non XMl files using the SPE.encode API

SPE.encode() translates a document and wraps the X12 output in ST/SE, GS/GE, and ISA segments. This means that to be compliant the translated output must fit within a single transaction set and a single functional group,which does not follow the H...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / APIs & SDKs 0 Future consideration

Add RND Standard to SPE

Rede Nacional de Dados (RND), the Brazilian automotive standard (which consists of automobile manufacturers and their development partners, the suppliers, and the manufacturers of trailers, body superstructures, and containers)
about 6 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / B2Bi Mapping & Translation 0 Future consideration

Add CII Standard to SPE

The CII standard is the EDI standard developed by the Center for the Informatization of Industry in 1991 for use in all industries in Japan as an expanded and reformed standard of the EIAJ standard, which was designed exclusively for electronic in...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / B2Bi Mapping & Translation 0 Future consideration

Password less and password based authentication

Problem: We have trading partners using one CDNode that may have aCDProcess using either snodeid=(id,password) or snodeid=(id) or nosnodeID. When a snodeid=(id,password) is sent, we use SEAS goingto a Directory Server. The backend server is B2Bi a...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Other 0 Future consideration

SSP Custom User Roles

Right now SSP currently allows for two user roles (Admin, Operator)within the application. We would like to be able to create custom roles based on specific user requirements so exact permissions can be assigned.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 1 Future consideration

SSP Welcom Page *make change to force 1st time users to change password.

Looking for solution in SSP welcome page for HTTPS users to be forced to change password on initial login. Current versions don't account for attribute in LDS/AD if the account is defined with attribute of expired.. Allowing the user / password to...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 0 Future consideration