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Have C:D log the expiration date of certificates it receives
Today, when C:D calls out to a remote server, it logs some details about the certificate it received. It would be nice if it also logged the expiration date. This would allow us to write, say, a Perl script to scan the logs once a day looking fo...
Connect:Direct Sudo Backup/Restore
We install C:D via cdinstall as a user account currently working with C:D for UNIX 4.2.This user account has sudo access to run etc/cdcust so we can perform configurations requiring root privilege. This is great for fresh install and ok for upgra...
Increase the maximun runnable C:D session from 99 to *NOMAX or a higher limit
Currently, the maximum active C:D session is 99, when the session limit is reached, and new C:D job is initiated , it will abend with CDE0200 and the C:D job have to be retried again.
Request Connect:Direct to support file path / file name that includes double byte characters.
Request Connect:Direct to support file path / file name that includes double byte characters.Since we need get the file with Simplified Chinese path and name from headquarter frequently.
Provide "replace/override" capabilities when using the CDConfig Tool for Map.cfg and Usr.cfg import
Currently the Connect:Direct CDConfig tool does NOT support the "replace/override" functionality when importing Netmap or User entries. It currently will update existing Initparms, but for some reason it doesn't update existing Netmap or User ent...
Document all special characters that are not allowed in a Connect:Direct related password (functional auth, soliddb password)
There are some special characters that will not be accepted in Connect:Direct and IBM has not officially identified these for customers. We need this information.
Provide SUBMIT ESF=YES feature for CONNECT:Direct-Unix
On C:D-z/OS, an Extended Submit Facility (ESF) option (syntax is ESF=YES) exists for the SUBMIT command to allow C:D transmission requests to be queued up even when C:D is down on the z/OS system; the requests are executed later when C:D has come ...
Allow Certificate-Based Authentication to Connect:Direct AIJ
Allow Connect:Direct to authenticate to Control Center using Kerberos.
We require that the SMTP connection used for notification, to be retried in the event the SMTP server is down. This could be retried x times prior to giving up. Also would it be possible to specify a secondary SMTP server in the event the primary ...
"%Complete" field failure with file great then 4,3GB
Command WRKCDPROC- function Display C:D Process with file greather then 4,3 GB, field "%Complete" showing wrong value greather then 100%. Printscreen of this state is attached. PMR ID: 15921,668,668