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PINNED Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA
As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...

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Add Description field to API for Windows netmap add

The API in Connect:Direct Web Services does not allow for a 'Description' field when using the API for netmap adds. For Windows, it requires a separate API to accomplish this. The API for UNIX netmap adds has the Description field, so having the f...
9 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Under review

Monitored File Agents - Notification needed for "error in container"

The File Agent CDFA.log reports "error in container" messages in the log. We would like an associated message ID to be assigned to this so that a Control Center email notification can be set up. This will help our team clean up various File Agents...
10 days ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Under review

Strip LDAP syntax from SEAS return data and return just the values

PEM/PCM requires each user to have a “role”. When LDAP is integrated with PCM, the “role” is obtained as a mapping from an LDAP attribute value. Enterprise customers with an enterprise Microsoft Active Directory schema can be constrained from usin...
10 days ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Permission/Roles 0 Under review

FileAgent become another user

Allow File Agent user to become another account as specific folders are owned by different accounts. A little history, we were using some product to monitor files for different directories, the product allowed us to become another user to pick up ...
17 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Under review

Use a whitelist approach to validate the file extension in /dsv/sponsor/module/fileManagement and /dsv/partner/module/fileManagement

The PEM is vulnerable to an unrestricted file upload on the path /dsv/partner/module/fileManagement/ and /dsv/sponsor/module/fileManagement in the parameter file. Through this vulnerability it is possible to upload a windows executable file that t...
25 days ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Security 2 Under review

Add captcha in the IBM Sterling Store Engagement Application Login Screen for additional security

Problem Description: During the security testing, it was found that the login mechanism used by the Store application did not prevent automated attacks. This fact could be demonstrated by attempting to brute-force the login credentials of a testin...
28 days ago in Store Engagement / Security 2 Under review

User should be able to use variable in Send email >To field under the action.

Currently, we are only able to provide mail ids only when we create the action in Control Center Monitor. IN our project, we are using meta data and we want to use the meta data variable in Send email so that as per server, email should get to own...
28 days ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Under review

I would like to see control center monitor use active directory as an authenticator vs just SQL authentication when connecting to a MSSQL database

For security reasons we don't use SQL Authentication for local accounts. We use domain service accounts. We would like to see the CC adopt this option for authentication.
about 1 month ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Under review

Extend REST API to return adapter status

In Secure Proxy GUI you can examine the status of the adapters by going to Monitoring-> Engine Status(ALL) -> Engine Name and see whether each adapter is running. This functionality is not present in the REST API. You can lookup the configur...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / APIs & SDKs 0 Under review

Timezone conversion/formatting for time-related variables

We are testing Control Center for monitoring and managing C:D server, and one of the inconvenience we encountered was the lack of formatting options for time-related variables (event elements). To elablorate, we tried to set up rules and actions t...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Under review