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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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Codesets caching in hipaa healthcare pack

We want some kind of caching mechanism in the hipaa healthcare pack, so instead of calling the database (for SNIP 5 rules) each time the map is called, it should cache the codeset values from DB.
about 1 month ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Compliance 0 Under review

ITX offers ADDDAYS, ADDHOURS and ADDMINUTES to Date Time objects. I have a requirement to add seconds, but there is currently no ADDSECONDS function offered to support this. My idea is to make an ADDSECONDS function available in ITX.

Given seconds can often be part of a date time object, not having a proper function to adjust seconds as easily as minutes, hours and days seems to be a gap that should be addressed.
4 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Future consideration

Share (download/upload) the file using a https link.

We are really looking to have the functionality that provide the https link to our vendors for file sharing. Once they (our vendors) click on the link provided by us, they can create their own credentials to upload and download the files. Also, we...
21 days ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 0 Submitted

Download/upload files via using https link?

We have many non-technical vendors, and we need the functionality to provide them with the link to upload/download files.
21 days ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 0 Submitted

Include Sorting Option for All SST Tabs

Currently only a few V2 SST tabs have the sorting option such as customization and certificate. The configration and Server & Queue Configration don't have such sorting feature. Please enable the sorting feature for all tabs in SST. We have hu...
21 days ago in Self Service Tool 0

Enable Online Customer Protocol Creations

In order to maintain flexibility of the platform, while reducing the impact of change live Business Processes called by existing protocols, Sterling should allow the creation of new custom protocols online, and not need a full shutdown to take eff...
2 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Submitted

Unified Management of Connect Direct & Integrated File Agent

The current process to start/stop Connect Direct (CD) Integrated File Agent (IFA) requires a user to manually edit the init.parm settings each time they start/stop CD. The user has to manually edit the "cdfa.enable" parameter to "y" or "n" to sign...
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 3 Not under consideration

Provide QueueWatch Audit data

As part of our effort to more thoroughly track usage in SBI, we need to be able to audit QueueWatch usage. In IBM case TS013772150, we were informed that this functionality does not exist.
10 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 2 Future consideration

OAuth support for HTTP Server Adapters

Currently HTTP Server Adapters in Sterling B2B Integrator only support basic authentication. It would be good if we can have OAuth authentication natively in B2Bi as OAuth is currently an industry standard for Authentication and Security and most ...
about 1 month ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Planned for future release

MRS equivalent for ITX

For the SI maps, there are MRS which help to get the latest mapping document from the code. Now that we are implementing ITX maps, we need a MRS equivalent for ITX.
2 months ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Mapping & Translation 0 Under review