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PINNED In loadbalancers session affinity cookies settings allow customization of the SameSite attribute
Today loadbalancers on Datapower can handle session affinity via cookies. Only the following cookie attributes can be set : - HTTP Only - Secure There is a real need the be able to also set the "SameSite" attribute, otherwise, in some scenarios t...
PINNED OpenAPI schema validation including headers
Currently to schema validate a REST based API in DataPower you have to extract the JSON schema from the OpenAPI file and then code manually code the individual header checks defined in the OpenAPI file Would be a vast improvement to be able to j...

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Add Monitoring to HL7DFDLInput and HL7DFDLOutput nodes

The healthcare pack provides an HL7DFDLInput and HL7DFDLOutput nodes without a monitoring tab -- forcing crude work arounds, Ideally, they would be equipped with the same Transaction Start, Transaction Stop and Transaction Rollback that MQ nodes h...
almost 10 years ago in App Connect 3 Future consideration

Enhance the documentation generation of the graphical mapper in the Toolkit.

The integration toolkit provides an export to PDF of the graphical mapping but only include basic information. Require this to be enhanced to show in human consumable and easy to visualise mappings, descriptions and relevant information. The requi...
almost 10 years ago in App Connect 2 Future consideration

Tunable timeout parameter for MQCONN/MQCONNX

In MQ 7.1, MQ client can use followed 2 timeout mechanism to keep SVRCONN channel alive1. Connect_Timeout set in mqclient.ini to monitor tcp connection/handshaking timeout2. After connection (from mq view), HBINT can keep monitoring however, betwe...
almost 10 years ago in MQ, MQ Advanced & MQ Appliance 3 Future consideration

JDBC Connection Verification

There is a command available in the base Integration Bus called mqsicvp which allows an administrator to verify that the database connectivity for an ODBC connection is setup correctly. There currently is no similar facility available for JDBC con...
almost 10 years ago in App Connect 3 Future consideration

DFDL Enhancement Bit order, byte order and 7-bit encoding change

Lockheed Martin desires that IBM's DFDL implement a proposed bit order, byte order and 7-bit encoding changes that are in the process of being added to the DFDL 1.0 specification via the OGF public comment process. Customer wants parser and serial...
almost 10 years ago in App Connect 3 Future consideration

Urgently need support for .net managed mode advanced message security

Here are the links that explain AMS support in .NET
almost 10 years ago in MQ, MQ Advanced & MQ Appliance 3 Future consideration

Remove the 2GB limit for streaming parsers

Streaming parsers (more specifically DFDL in this case) are limited to a file size less than 2 GB for the modeled component of the message, be it the whole file or a parsed record. However using the large message technique with parsing on demand a...
about 10 years ago in App Connect 3 Future consideration

EmailInput node should optionally output an unparsed version of the email

The email input node outputs an already parsed version of the email, e.g.To/From/Subject appear in the EmailInputHeader, and images that are base64 encoded in the email have been decoded to BLOBs. This allows the flow to easily parse those values,...
about 10 years ago in App Connect 2 Future consideration

Add retry mechanism for EMAIL node

We continue to see intermittent network connectivity issue between the broker and SMTP Relay servers at our site. In order to mitigate the issue we have implemented the broker code to retry when there is a connectivity issue. But it would be nice ...
about 10 years ago in App Connect 3 Future consideration

Support AT-TLS in Message Broker

While using AT-TLS encryption for simple outgoing and incoming https requests works fine with message broker as described in the following article: and i...
about 10 years ago in App Connect 3 Not under consideration