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Extend myFileGateway/SFG such that users can be assigned to multiple organizations where that user can upload/download files within those organizations and have visibility to file movements within that organization

For security, administration, and governance, a user (external or internal) should be able to use a single LDAP account to manage multiple organizations in myFileGateway/SFG, where that LDAP user can upload/download files within those organizations, and have visibility.

Please note, since SFTP server LDAP user access is based on mailbox permissions, I’d assume this enhancement for myFileGateway/SFG should follow the same concept using mailbox permissions.

  • Guest
  • Nov 24 2021
  • Future consideration
What is your industry? Telecommunications
How will this idea be used?


SFG Producer/Consumers:





SFG users:

Frank, Amy, James, Julie

User access and visibility:

Frank - billing, shipping

James - shipping

Julie – warehouse1, warehouse2

Amy – warehouse2

When logged into SFG, Frank could see traffic for both the billing and shipping entities and upload/download to the same.

  • Admin
    Ryan Wood commented
    1 Apr 12:01am

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your ideas to IBM. Your request may not be delivered within the release currently under development, but the theme aligns with our current roadmap and, as such, is being tagged for future consideration.

    SFG was never designed to be multi-tenant so a lot of the underlying architecture would need to be modified. However, we do have planned SFG adminstration UI work in the near future and will be looking to extend permission management. We will consider this requirement in design.

    We may also consider and evaluate any community feedback for your request through activities such as voting and we may reach out to you about this request to discuss additional details with you in the future.

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