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Sterling Connect:Direct

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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?
10 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 0 Submitted

Integrated File Agent - High Availability Option

The Standalone option of File Agent currently offers high availability however, the new Integrated File Agent does not. This would prevent us from fully migrating across to Integrated File Agent across our existing clustered Nodes that utilise thi...

Check the Write permission on Destination folder without submitting COPY statement

Hi Team, We are trying out a way if we can check permission on target folder on SNODE, before doing actual transfer. Like we do 'Echo Test" to test if the NDM connectivity is good between 2 NDM nodes. If we can have option in NDM to do 'Echo" test...
25 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Submitted

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 ...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

High availability for Connect Direct Manager running in a sysplex.

Hi,We are looking for a high availability solution for Connect Direct Manager. We currently have one CD manager running in a sysplex and are at risk of this task going down and not restarting as there is no fallback for this component. We would li...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Submitted

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...
2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Planned for future release

CD Unix- CODEPAGE with "iconv -c" or substitution char

When CODEPAGE parameter is used for a transfer, iconv api is used internally by CD to codepage traduction in CDUnix-Linux and CDzOS (CDWindows doesn't use iconv, it's using Microsfot's API mlang.dll). When in the content of the source file there i...
3 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Under review

We are upgrading our IBMI servers to V7R5 and need connect:direct compatibilty.

We are currently on V7R4 and have been told that the recommended connect direct patch level is V3.8.0.3 with iFix 7. We need to know the compatible level for V7R5 (when available)
3 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 2 Functionality already exists

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...
3 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 2 Not under consideration

Support for SHA-3 cryptographic algorithms

to support the below emerging cryptographic algorithmsSHA-3, including ALL variants listed here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wik: i/SHA-3#Instances
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 Future consideration