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Sterling Connect:Direct

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Connect:Direct API Independent From C:D Server

We are attempting to use Control Center to manage our instances of C:D and Control Center connects via the C:D API. Some of C:D instances sit in different datacenters behind a load balancer in an active/inactive state. We would like to be able to ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Not under consideration

silent install script doesn't have a client (or server) only option

Connect Direct for UNIX silent install only has one option to install the client CLI and the server component. The silent install script doesn't have a client (or server) only option to install.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

Support Alma 8

support Alma8 for AWS deployments and open source deployments

Connect Direct Web Services - API Method for Connect Direct Version

There is currently no API method available to retrieve or GET the Connect Direct Version using the REST API, although this is available the the CDWS Web Console (see attached image). Can this method be considered?
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 5 Planned for future release

Sterling Connect:Direct Windows supporting S3 file transfer

Currently, Sterling CD Unix supports file transfers to S3 bucket and however, Sterling CD Windows does not support file transfers to S3 bucket. As CDW doesn't support S3 bucket file transfers, this is causing the teams to proceed with alternative ...
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Increase the size of Default_config.json in CDFA 6.3

have observed in the wild (namely, banking sector customer support scenario), that when the default_config.json is larger than 1MB, integrated FA fails to either import the new configuration, save new config or reopen the configuration for editing...
6 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Planned for future release

CD Windows: CODEPAGE MBCS change mlang.dll for MultiByteToWideChar Win32 API

After a lot of months discussingg with IBM CD lab and Microsoft developement support (see cases TS011672863 and TS014123302), Microsoft accepts that mlang.dll has a problem with copepage conversion in CDWindows with ISO8859-15 and UTF8. Their reco...
7 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 2 Not under consideration

Add Description field to API for Windows netmap add

The API in Connect:Direct Web Services does not allow for a 'Description' field when using the API for netmap adds. For Windows, it requires a separate API to accomplish this. The API for UNIX netmap adds has the Description field, so having the f...
9 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Planned for future release

Wildcard Copy to and from Cloud Object Stores

With many customers now moving to the cloud, sending receiving multiple files at a time from the object store is a mandatory requirement for many of our customers and without this support, they are preferring using S3 copy / data sync.
11 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Support Open API 3.0 specifications in the Sterling Connect:Direct APIs

My customer would like to have in our product support for Open API 3.0, because most developers are no longer using OpenAPI 2.0 and want to move to OpenAPI 3.0.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Not under consideration