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In the old MFT environment that we are migrating from, when a client starts an sftp session, they can do something like this:
All data and information held on or in or generated by this
system is proprietary and confidential. Any unauthorized
access to, or use or disclosure of, such information is
strictly prohibited, and may result in legal action against
you, including but not limited to criminal or civil
prosecution, to the full extent permitted by applicable
Remote system type is POSIX.
sftp> cd /inbox
sftp> cd /home/accountA/inbox
As you can see above in bold, they land in the root /home/accountA, but whether they do "cd /inbox" OR "cd /home/accountA/inbox", THEY END UP AT THE SAME LOCATION
It's like a soft link on Unix filesysytem:
/home/accountA --> / (virtual root of the mailbox)
Because of this, we have lots of clients that do a mixture "cd /home/<username>/inbox" and/or "cd /inbox" in their scripts to push/pull from /inbox.
However, this does not work in IBM as there is only a single way/path to access a certain point in the mailbox path hierarchy. This breaks a lot of clients existing scripts when they migrate to IBM.
We would like IBM SFG to allow multiple ways of accessing a mailbox by creating virtual paths.
This would allow clients to be migrated from other platforms transparently
How will this idea be used?
Having this feature will facilitate migration from other platforms to IBM SFG platform seamlessly.
|What is your industry?||Financial Markets|
|What is the idea priority?||High|
|Link to original RFE|