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Status Not under consideration
Categories Usability
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 22, 2020

I need a C:D Parameter whichs forces C:D to open a new session for each submitted process

No description provided
What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

We have workday batch processing in the evening. At the end of this batch processing, lots of files where serially transfered with C:D UNIX to a remote C:D node over a VPN Tunnel. The transmission lasts longer than 1 hour and the VPN Tunnel does a IKE Reinitiation where the VPN Tunnel is not available for about 1 second. During this time frame where the VPN Tunnel is not available for about 1 second, C:D recognized this and the transmission aborts. After the configured timeout, the transmission restarts.

The requested idea should solve this issue.

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders
    Aug 28, 2020

    Thank you for opening this RFE with IBM. I have reviewed it and your support case history and see that you have been directed to use the ndm.piggy.back.allow parameter in your initparms to bypass the 1 second outage that your VPN tunnel experiences. I believe this has resolved your issue so I will need to decline this enhancement request. If you have other ideas that we should consider moving forward please don't hesitate to use this tool again however.

    Sincerely,

    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager