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Mask or Don't Include Passwords In Connect Direct Process Scripts that have been built in Connect Direct Web Services or Connect Direct Browser UI
Currently when a user builds a process in CDWS or CD Browser UI, the password is in plain text if a pnode/snode ID is used with password. This is a security vulnerability and should be addressed. We realize that there is no way to stop a user fr...
Add "receive" functionality to the Transfer a File option when using Connect Direct Web Services (CDWS)
Support MS windows 2019 clustered servers for CD Windows install
As, Enterprise is moving towards the recent MS windows available version, CD should support clustering on 2019. Per IBM Sterling Connect:Direct system requirements published link, Connect:Direct will support MS windows 2019 on standalone and do N...
File Agent doesn’t support Certificate-based authentication, it will be difficult for us to manage the passwords on File Agent authentications.
We have around 35,000 Connect:Direct nodes and File Agents will be deployed across all the stores. We have a password policy where the passwords are going to expire every 90 days, Maintenance of these many nodes will be a tedious task. Switching t...
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.
CDWebServices to allow separate WebInterface and RestAPI installations
Allow more individualized and specialized architecture implementations of CDWS by making separate component (or making them selectable/optional) installations for both the Web interface and the RestAPI components.Look into including the RestAPI's ...
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.
Connect Direct File Agent: Encryption and Decryption of keystore and truststore password
To setup client certifcate authentication for the File Agent, keystore and truststore passwords are required to be specified in clear text either on the command line or in a .lax file. Since the passwords are in clear text, this creates a securit...
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.
Sterling Connect:Direct Application Interface for Java support to iSeries C:D version
CDJAI support all other platforms (Windows, Unix, ZOS and Tandem) except iSeries. This limitation restricts users to automate C:D configuration through CDJAI, similar to what we do in other platforms. Now we have to login to iSeries machine to do ...