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Sterling Control Center Monitor

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Ignore case sensitivity when posting to add servers via API. Duplicate servers are currently not checked via case.

ICC Classic Console (java exception) and Web Dashboard when trying to edit a given node seemingly break when duplicate servers are posted that feature unique server IDs in the database but non-unique node details (hostname, node name). This proble...
about 22 hours ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / APIs & SDKs 0 Submitted

Add slc notes to be displayed as part of an SLC alert

A note section was added to Control Center slc's as part of an enhancement request. This is very useful and beneficial to the team that is responsible for monitoring Control Center alerts. However, the team is asking if the notes could be part of ...
22 days ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Submitted

Dodgers’ Trevor Bauer loses 2 court rulings related to sexual assault case

A judge ruled that a San Diego woman who accused Bauer of sexual assault can continue her lawsuit against him and dismissed Bauer’s defamation lawsuit against one of her former attorneys. That defamation suit being dismissed does not impact his ot...
12 days ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / APIs & SDKs 0 Submitted

CyberArk AIM Integration/Connector supported by Control Center

As part of security's best practices, it is mandatory that all applications have a connector with CyberArk to retrieve passwords from functional users, so it isn't allowed to storage static passwords in the local servers/Properties files from appl...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 6 Future consideration

Ad Hoc Report Functionality

In version 6.1.3 and earlier when a report is run, the user has the option to keep/download in different versions such as pdf, xls, csv, etc and to email the report. However, in version 6.2, this ad hoc functionality has been removed. While an ad ...
10 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Planned for future release

ICC Support of SMTP with SSL/TLS encryption

Most modern SMTP Service require SMTP/s to leverage their services. IBM B2Bi supports this but ICC does not. This makes it hard to find an SMTP service that meets or clients email needs.
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Planned for future release

Report duplicated entries in netmap.cfg/userfile.cfg

Currently Control Center does not report duplicated entries added to netmap.cfg/userfile.cfg Connect Direct config files. This causes ambiguity. Duplicates can be reported by cfgcheck on the server but there is no possibility to discover/edit/dele...
5 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Needs more information

Control Center Rule Correlation

Two of the things we utilize Control Center for is SLC notification and processes that do not end successfully. We have some transmissions that are monitored on SLCs that are contractual (sla). We do get an alert if the sla transmission has not st...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor 3 Future consideration

TLS 1.3 communication between Control Center and Connect Direct Nodes

add the ability to monitor / configure (communicate) between Control Center Monitor / Director and Connect Direct nodes via TLS 1.3. Today CD nodes of all OS varieties support TLS 1.3 and no versions of Control Center support TLS 1.3
5 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 1 Planned for future release

Control centre to be RAC aware (TAF and TAC)

IBM control center needs to have rac aware features like TAC, TAF to enable database maintainence without causing an outage to the app. This will enable handoff patching / automated rolling patching for databases.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Future consideration