IBM Sterling Ideas

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Post your ideas

IBM is transforming its request for enhancement (RFE) process. The purpose of the transformation is to provide a more consistent experience for you to submit requests and to enable IBM product owners to respond to your requests more quickly. For more information click here.

Start by posting ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,
1. Post an idea
2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you
3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea

Help IBM prioritize your ideas and requests

The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The offering manager team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

Receive notifications on the decision

Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas which cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.

Partner Password change in IBM MFT Suite (SFG , SEAS ,SSP ) should reflect in PEM User Credentials

The password change though SSO Login Page is reflecting in either SI (if B2Bi is acting as LDAP) and any other third party LDAP Servers. The same has to be reflected in PEM also then only the User Credentials in PEM and IBM MFT suite are in sync.

Generally any sort of secured implementation requires password change of partner in first login , the same is getting updated in LDAP through SEAS but there is no provision to update the same in PEM.

Partners can change the password in MyFilegateway Portal and SI Admin can change the partner password in SI Dashboard. Whenever a change in password should reflect in PEM also. Else the User Credentials in PEM and IBM MFT Suite will be not in sync.

Below are the RFEs raised under SEAS and SFG for the same.

  • Guest
  • Apr 22 2021
  • Planned for future release
What is your industry? Non-Industry Specific
How will this idea be used?

PEM and IBM MFT Suite (SFG , B2Bi, SSP and SEAS) are IBM Products only and all we use for one solution. If this is not implemented then the user credentials are not in sync in IBM Products itself.

  • Guest commented
    4 May, 2021 02:48pm

    Thanks for the Response Greg, that's really a good add-on to product. Most of the SFG implementations have SFG is acting as LDAP , in that case we need to sync the password with credentials stored in SFG. Along with that plain SFG setups (no SEAS,SSP) without SSO , the partners can change the password through myfilegateway portal also. Hope you are considering these two usecases also.

  • Admin
    Greg Russell commented
    4 May, 2021 02:39pm

    We already have plans to address SSO in PEM with plans in 2021 to provide support for PEM using SSP and SEAS. When we go to SSO, we won't be storing the password in PEM so if passwords are changed in LDAP, they will be able to access PEM with the their updated LDAP password since we rely on LDAP for authentication.

    As we are working on delivering the SSO plans, we will research whether we will be going out of sync with LDAP and the corresponding applications.

By clicking the "Post Comment" or "Submit Idea" button, you are agreeing to the IBM Ideas Portal Terms of Use.
Do not place IBM confidential, company confidential, or personal information into any field.