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Connect:Direct with ability to connect to IBM Cloud Object Storage using API key and store files on COS
The request is mainly for providing capability in Connect:Direct for reading and writing files from IBM Cloud Object Storage and specifically by using API key while connecting to IBM COS from Connect:Direct.
Connect Direct v6.0 - Support for MS Windows Server 2019
Support for MS Windows Server 2019 for Connect Direct v6.0 for Windows (currently MS Windows Server 2019 requires Connect Direct v6.1).
Increase PNUM limit to a much higher value (e.g. 1'000'000'000)
PNUM is actually limited to 99999 for most CD implementations. This is very low and has for effect that pnum can rotate very quickly. ICC is for example relying the grouping of CD events on this Process ID (which is a non sense as it's not unique,...
Connect:Direct support on Oracle cloud object storage solution.
Connect:Direct support to S3 object storage providers including AWS, Minio, Dell EMC ECS, and Red Hat Ceph to execute public and on-premise cloud-based operations. Customers can benefit if we add Oracle
Improve Transfer Speed between CDU on EC2 instance and S3
We are in the testing staging of using CDU to download file from S3 and push to some other CD Node. However, after we perform testing a large file (GB), we found that the transfer speed is almost three time slower than AWS S3 CP command.
Need to read/write files to 3rd part encryption format/schema via an I/O exit able to utilize sub processes for the decrypt/encrypt step.
We would be able to read/write to encrypted devices having proprietary formats.
Red Hat Linux clustering/HA support
A number of clients ask about about HA solutions and clustering support for Connect:Direct with Red Hat Linux. I've had a search around, but only found the usual (old) docs on HA support with AIX/Solaris/HP-UX/Windows. I was trying to find somethi...
Add cipher support
Need to connect to a wide variety of Customers.
TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CCM (0xC0,0x9D)TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CCM (0xC0,0x9E)TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CCM (0xC0,0x9F)TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CCM_8 (0xC0,0xA0)TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CCM_8 (0xC0,0xA...
Secure Connectivity to HP Nonstop C:D Nodes
Currently Control Center doesn't have the capability to logon to HP Nonstop C:D nodes using a secure logon.