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Sterling Control Center Monitor

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SCC - getting transfer statistics through REST calls

Today, it is possible since 5.4.x version to use REST api to request information from SCC.We lack a request to get the statistics details of a transfer based on its process id for example.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / APIs & SDKs 2 Not under consideration

Provide documentation for importing Control Center to a new server

Much of Control Center installation documentation is focused on doing so in place on an existing server. Please provide detailed documentation for migrating to a new server. For example, we currently have a production 6.0.0.1 environment and the d...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Documentation 0 Planned for future release

Control Center 6.1 Move server.xml file settings to database

Currently in version 6.1 a timeout value can be added to the server.xml file which is located in the installation directory under web\wlp\usr\servers\defaultServer. The IBM documentation says to add a parameter invalidationTimeout= and put the val...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Enhance SLC Recovery when CC Engine is back up

I just recently learned this from pmr 93249,442,000. If Control Center is shutdown and then bring it back up it will not go check on a SLC that should have started prior to coming back up. This is an issue. There may have been something important ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Other 1 Not under consideration

The ability to monitor the time frame when no activity has happened.

There are times when Sterling File Gateway gets stuck and stops processing files but no alerts are generated etc. I would like to be able to monitor for no activity and when no activity has been detected in X time to be able to raise and alert/snm...
6 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 1 Planned for future release

How to monitor the file count for particuar files per day

How to monitor the file count for particuar files per day.. We have a partner who usuaully sends arounf 500 transaction per day but there are some case it incrases upto 2000 per day during whihc we will get infra issues wrt cpu heavy utlization ,...
10 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 2 Planned for future release

Make timestamps for events more readable

Currently, when browsing Control Center for any given server, when viewing Processes, File Transfers, Alerts, Events, or Completed File Agent Activity, the timestamps for the last 24 hours of processes are given in how much time has passed since t...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Add slc notes to be displayed as part of an SLC alert

A note section was added to Control Center slc's as part of an enhancement request. This is very useful and beneficial to the team that is responsible for monitoring Control Center alerts. However, the team is asking if the notes could be part of ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 2 Future consideration

Monitor SI schedules and Routing Rules in SCC

Currently SI related schedules and Routing rules does not get monitored in SCC. Some of the SI related schedules are very critical and important for Customer, if that can get disabled then file processing does not happened. Similarly if Routing r...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Not under consideration

Implement the use of LDAP without the need of IBM External Authentication Server

In order to implement the use of LDAP for authenticating to Control Center, it is a requirement to use IBM External Authentication Server. There should be a way of doing so without implementing another product that has be installed, configured, an...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 1 Not under consideration