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Status Needs more information
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 10, 2024

Enablement of SSH Certificates

Sterling B2B leverages SSH Keys for SFTP file transfers and OpenSSH to faciliate this. I would like to see it enable the ability to use SSH Certificates.

SSH Certificates provide significant increase in security as opposed to SSH keys.

What is your industry? Healthcare
How will this idea be used?

Instead of SFTP file transfers being done using SSH keys we would have the ability to enable the use of SSH Certificates. Would allow for new keys to be used each file transfer and overall increase the security of the transfers as well as clean up excess keys. Instead of thousands of individual keys needing to be mapped and installed to producer IDs, you could have one SFTP SSH Certificate or a few SSH Certificates to service thh SFTP jobs.

  • Admin
    Shaf Choudhury
    Mar 13, 2024

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your ideas to IBM. I truly value our relationship with you and appreciate your willingness to share details about your experience, your recommendations and ideas.

    Our team is going to do some research on this idea to see if it is possible within our current frameworks. We may get back to you if further information is required.

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