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BYO (Bring Your Own) Certificate with CRL checking
For "New Install" tasks - instead of using self-signed certificates, Control Center Director should allow to use user's certificate for the communication between Connect Direct server and Control Center Director.
Add "Maximum login attempts reached" message to the log file
Text Log File does not contain information about "Maximum login attempts reached". This information is present in the Audit Log but I could not find it in the logs on the filesystem.
Add Failed Login Attempts information to Audit Log
Failed Login Attempt is considered to be important audit trail information and should be present in the Audit Log.
More granularity on roles setup for CCD users
Current version supports only two roles: full-access or full-access limited to specific server groups. Control Center Director should allow to create "read-only" user (e.g. for reporting/audit) and dedicated role to manage users/roles (e.g. ID adm...
Perform checkouts before actual upgrade
Please consider to move or duplicate some of the checks before actual upgrade action. For example - cfgcheck can be initiated before upgrade action, this will eliminate situation where e.g. error in netmap.cfg/userfile.cfg causes rollback action ...
Add equivalent of cdai_verifyUpgrade parameter
For silent install, users get a chance to set upgrade options (parameters). One of those is cdai_verifyUpgrade which enables/disables step that performs loopback transfer after upgrade to verify if upgrade was successful. If loopback transfer is...
Prevent Netmap Node deletion if node is referenced by a Functional Authority
When an admin retires a netmap node that is no longer needed, sometimes we end up with an orphaned Functional Authority (FA) referencing a now non-existent netmap node. To prevent this from occurring, a new functionality could be created where Con...
Manage/Configure iSeries from ICC
Configuration of Connect Direct and secure+ should be a standard across all supported platforms.
Allowing centralised configuration off all connected nodes from within ICC, as to tool was intended for...
Schedule Shutdowns of Managed Connect Direct Servers
It would be nice if there were a way to schedule the shutdown of some of our managed Connect Direct servers. For us, it would be for Windows and UNIX (AIX and Linux). Connect Direct z/OS is managed by a different team here.
Refresh all configurations of managed servers on Control Center
Currently, you can have Control Center check for configuration changes daily at a specific time. However, if an authorized user is making multiple configuration changes to multiple servers, they may want to be able to refresh all of the configura...