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snode.work.path parameter for IBM Connect:Direct for Windows

The "snode.work.path" parameter is available in IBM Connect:Direct for UNIX while it is not in IBM Connect:Direct for Windows. The idea is to have similar functionality in Windows version. It will allow to share SNODE work files among nodes in a load balancing environment and build HA patterns for inbound transmissions in VM/cloud environment.

  • Guest
  • Feb 19 2019
  • Future consideration
What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

Users will have ability to create HA system for inbound file transfers using shared file system and standalone IBM Connect:Direct for Windows installations in VM/cloud environment.

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders commented
    2 Mar, 2019 02:40pm

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM.  I have reviewed it with my team and believe this would be a valuable enhancement to Connect:Direct.  I will accept this request to to add a shared snode.work.path capability to C:D Windows to enable load-balanced clustering. 

    Sincerely,

    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager

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