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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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Allow email address to use as user ID

We have requirement to use email address as the user ID in sterling integrator.
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Planned for future release

Extend the REST API Client Service to allow for Bearer Token as an authorization method

When connecting to the PayPal REST API's for invoicing they require Bearer Token authorization. The token is retrieved from an API that uses Basic authentication.
over 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Planned for future release

Allow passwords longer than 28 characters for LDAP users

The password field on the SBI dashboard login page is restricted to a maximum of 28 characters. However external users who are using LDAP for authentication can have passwords longer than this value, which makes it impossible for these users to lo...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Add native AS4 support to B2BI

We are a global manufacturer who has EDI trading partners in many countries. In Europe, AS4 is rapidly become a requirement. We would appreciate having our existing B2BI Solution (IBM Sterling B2BI) continue to be our one stop shop for all trading...
over 5 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 3 Functionality already exists

SFG does not accept any host key except RSA and DSS. Also there should be a configuration mechanism for ciphers.

SFG does not support any client Known Host Key except RSA and DSS. Now a days a significant number of clients are using Open SSH which uses ecdsa-sha2-nistp256 as the primary cipher and unfortunately SFG does not support that. We have at least 10 ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 2 Functionality already exists

SI's bpml should support XPath 3.1

When writing Xpath in bp's, the xpath supported is XPath 1.0, which was published in 1999. XPath is currently up to version 3.1.
2 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Standards 3 Future consideration

Fix "Unsigned application requesting unrestricted access to system" Error when launching Graphical Process Modeler

When launching GPM it produces and error message "Unsigned application requesting unrestricted access to system". There is a workaround currently but this request is to have a permanent fix included in a future version of Sterling Integrator. The ...
6 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 1 Future consideration

Postgresql as database (or support sqlserver emulated on aurora - aws babelfish)

We need support on aws aurora or aws sqlserver emulated by aurora (babelfish) as databases for sterling. Aurora is growing more and more and offers several benefits which make it very attractive for companies like ours. In our case, we have moved ...
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 2 Future consideration

Generative AI for creating B2Bi BPs like Copilot from github

Customer are asking us what is our roadmap to implement AI features in Sterling Data Exchange solutions focused on SCCM, SFG and B2Bi. As a leader of MFT/B2B Integration they would like to know our postion regarding that. For example, is it possib...
12 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 1 Not under consideration

MSQL JDBC drivers 10.2.0 and higher support for Sterling B2B Integrator.

Need IBM Sterling B2B Integrator support for MSQL JDBC drivers 10.2.0 and higher. The driver have an additional pair of parameters that designate the retry connection between in the event the database connection is broken or failover. https://lear...
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 0 Planned for future release