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Status Not under consideration
Categories Usability
Created by Guest
Created on May 11, 2022

Allow b2bi trading partners to change file ownership and permissions

Many of our customers have legal and regulatory requirements to set the permissions and ownership of files after they are sent to our MFT. This is currently not supported on Sterling File Gateway. This is causing issues for our customers.


The ability to change ownership and permissions on files in SFG by the trading partner account is needed to satisfy this requirement.

What is your industry? Travel & Transportation
How will this idea be used?

Having the ability to adjust file permissions and ownership will allow our customers to satisfy their requirements. It will also allow our customers to utilize SFG/B2BI without changing their code and procedures

  • Admin
    Ryan Wood
    Sep 13, 2022

    Thank you for participating in the idea community. At this time we have declined this enhancement, as by product design, clients cannot change rights to a file in a mailbox, as the file they are interacting with, is not the actual file.