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HA solution for Connect:Direct using replication

Since Cloud VMs are widely used these days, has IBM considered to certify HA solution for Connect:Direct on Cloud VMs without requiring OS-level clustering software such as Windows Clustering or Veritas Cluster Software (VCS) for Linux? Those OS-l...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Not under consideration

CIphers configuration for Connect Direct Web Services

Connect Direct Web Services configuration should allow to limit list of allowed ciphers. Similar functionality is present for protocol configuration under "server.ssl.enabled-protocols”. Support for similar parameter e.g. "server.ssl.enabled-ciphe...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

Increase RECSIZE to a higher value for version 3.6.02

The data is not able to be transferred for certain transmissions due to record size not large enough. We are requesting to increase the RECSIZE (RUSIZE)value from 8989 to B9B9 so that our LOB customers can transfer files without a size issue.
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct 3 Planned for future release

Support for calling scripts following completion of transfer

The sender of a file can specify a script to call once the file transfer is complete. There are customers that will not implement this. How about a way for the receiver to specify a script to call once the transfer is completed.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Functionality already exists

Adding the files size to windows evernt logs

There is a lot of helpful information being sent to the windows event log about send and receiving files. The only this missing is the file size from the events.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Reporting 1 Functionality already exists

Tool to monitor cert expiry

We want to put an alerting mechanism to monitor cert expire so we can proactively plan.
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Functionality already exists

Option to disable Connect Direct Web Services web page

Current version of Connect Direct Web Services software provides two interfaces - RESTful API and webpage GUI access. Software should allow to disable web GUI access.
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

Need to be HSPD12 compliant

IRS is trying to get Sterling Connect:Direct 6.1 approved for usage in the IRS and it is being requested that we inquire as to why this product is not HSPD12 compliant?
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Need to read/write files to 3rd part encryption format/schema via an I/O exit able to utilize sub processes for the decrypt/encrypt step.

We would be able to read/write to encrypted devices having proprietary formats.
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Add a parameter that contains a list of IP / DNS entries that will be ignored by CD

There are different applications in an enterprise network that may poll the CD server and client ports: Load balancer that are doing TCP checks to ensure the CD Service is running, security audit softwares that are checking if the port opened on a...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 5 Planned for future release