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Docker Image for Sterling Connect:Direct
Almost all IBM integration tools (Datapower,IIB, MQ, WAS) has docker image. I got to know there is no Docker image for Connect:Direct.
Allowing command line editing of the CD File Agent configuration
There is a need within the Treasury to be able to script password changes to Connect Direct File Agents. Currently there is no documented way to accomplish this outside of using the GUI.
Allow the Connect:Direct File Agent to use certificates for authentication
Using certificates would remove the need to manage passwords and keep them synced with local accounts. There was an update to the API to allow secure+ certificates to be used for authentication. I believe the same concept can be used for File Ag...
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,...
Sterling File Agent support required for AWS S3 buckets
As Enterprise is moving towards AWS cloud, support to watch S3 bucket will be required for business.
FileAgent - Windows .ser file cleartext
Have the Default_Config.ser or other .ser files clear text or similar.
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...
C:D for z/OS to support the allocation of PDSE V2 datasets
Currently, IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for z/OS (CDZ) does not support the allocation of PDSE Verion 2 (V2) data sets. Customer has the requirement to use the CDZ function to transfer PDSE V2 data sets for program deployment between testing and p...
Supoprt for HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System)
What version of Sterling Connect:Direct Linux/Windows will support Hadoop HDFS? Do you have any release date? I found similar thread at https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=65228 but I didn't see any updates.Th...
Connect Direct File Agent: Add a search function to search on File Agent rule names
Please add a search feature for File Agent so if we know the File Agent rule name, we can search on it and then select. This would easier than using the scroll bar or using the wheel on the mouse especially if a File Agent configuration has numer...