Changelog

Transfer CFT 3.3.2

  • [CORE] Added support for Microsoft Azure VM instances. SP5
  • [CORE] Added a XFBTransfer Nodeid attribute for Sentinel. SP4 Details
  • [CORE] Add CFTAPPL object management using SOAP Web Services. SP4
  • [CORE] Support SOURCEAPPL, TARGETAPPL as symbolic variables in processing scripts. SP4 Details
  • [AM] You can set a list of authorities for the UCONF am.passport.ca_cert parameter (when using PassPort standalone). SP4 Details
  • [CORE] Added UCONF parameter that allows you to blacklist certain characters in a processing script. SP4 Details
  • [UNIX] Added parameters that allow you to configure Transfer CFT systemd service when using Central Governance. SP4 Details
  • [CORE] Added parameter to define the local network interface for the outbound PassPort AM connection. SP3 Details
  • [WIN] Added support for Windows 64-bit systems with TrustedFile. Details SP3
  • [CORE] Added tool-tips for the Transfers Buttons in the web browser based UI. SP3
  • [CORE] You can now use a force retry for a transfer in the YR state using the start command. SP3
  • [DOC] Reintroduced the Access Management section in the User Guide. Details SP3
  • [IBM i] Added support for folder monitoring on the native partition. SP2 Details
  • [z/OS] Use SAF resources for internal access management mode. SP2 Details
  • [z/OS] The SSL certificate used by the Copilot server can be stored in a PDS/PDSE. SP2
  • [CORE] Added database caching to reduce files I/O while accessing Transfer CFT parameters. SP2 Details
  • [CORE] Strengthening of SSL client authentication for business flow (CFTSSL VERIFY=ENFORCED). SP2 Details
  • [CORE] Added support of dual authentication (password plus a private key) for the SFTP protocol. SP2 Details
  • [CORE] The command CFTUTIL ABOUT can now list all license keys set in the license key file. SP2 Details
  • [CORE] You can now import a PKCS#12 certificate with multiple intermediate certificates in the chain. SP2 Details
  • [CORE] You may use only one key for multi-node installations. SP2 Details
  • [CORE] Added command to extract the access management cache file. SP2 Details
  • [CORE] Added support for arguments in the exec parameter and direct calls to scripts. Windows and Unix SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Added new CFTUTIL command CHECK to verify parameter coherence. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Added new parameters XLATE, OCHARSET, and ICHARSET for the COPYFILE command. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Added new parameters, TYPE and ID, to the PKIEXT command. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] You can now use PKIUTIL PKIKEY or PKIKUTIL PKICER to handle encrypted PEM private keys. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Added keyboard shortcuts to improve accessibility in the Transfer CFT UI. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] In the SWAITCAT command, added support for the T value in the PHASES parameter, and in the SEND and RECV commands added support for the T value in the WPHASES parameter. SP1 PHASES Details, WPHASES Details
  • [CORE] Added the requester JOBNAME in the CFTR12I message for SEND and RECEIVE commands (log format V24). Added requester JOBNAME in the CFTS20I message (when the communication file row number is deleted). SP1 CFTR12I Details, CFTS20I Details
  • [CORE] Added new TLS1.2 cipher suites for the EBICS protocol. SP1 UI Details, CLI Details
  • [CORE] New Transfer CFT Graphical User Interface (replaces the Copilot user interface). Details
  • [CORE] Added custom ciphering key to protect sensitive data. Details
  • [LINUX] Added support for Amazon S3 capabilities. Details
  • [CORE] Added support for SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) to transfer files using Transfer CFT as a server as well as a client. Exclusively for Windows and Unix (see the SFTP introduction for a detailed list) as a technical preview. Details
  • [LINUX] Added support for Amazon Web Services Elastic File System (EFS). Details
  • [CORE] Added fine grain access control to the SERVICE:UI resource. Refer to the Transfer CFT 3.3.2 Security Guide > FGAC privileges for more information.
  • [z/OS] Added support for password phrase.
  • [UNIX] Added the Transfer CFT utilities Bash auto-completion command feature. Details
  • [CORE] Added support for a range of internal communication ports between nodes in a multi-node installation (cft.multi_node.listen_port_range). Details
  • [z/OS] Added an EXECINFO catalog field, which contains the JOBID:JOBNAME of the last processing procedure executed.
  • [CORE] Added NIDT attribute as catalog selection criteria. Details

Transfer CFT 3.2.4

  • [z/OS] Added support to connect to Copilot as a system user or as a Central Governance user (uconf:copilot.misc.createprocessasuser). Refer to the Transfer CFT z/OS Installation and Operations Guide.
  • [z/OS] Added support for MSA4 extensions and Galois Counter Mode: GCM (AES-[128|256]).
  • [CORE] You can now customize the SSL certificate distinguished name (DN) generated during Central Governance registration. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] The Copilot server automatically uses the SSL certificate, generated during Central Governance registration, for SSL connections. SP1 Details
  • [API] Added timeout feature for REST API requests. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Updated information for the Sentinel connector. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Enhanced the MQUERY component information. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Added support for Server Name Identification (SNI), a TLS protocol extension. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Added REST API for transfer management (Unix/Windows). Details
  • [CORE] Added CFTFOLDER object for folder monitoring configuration. Details
  • [CORE] Enhanced folder monitoring with file-system event mode. Details
  • [CORE] Support of regular expressions for folder monitoring.
  • [CORE] Added processing throttling to limit the number of scripts launched in parallel. Details
  • [UNIX] Support product updates using Central Governance when the system user control is enabled.
  • [CORE] Support regular expressions for multi-pattern groups of files. Details
  • [CORE] Extended transcoding (FCHARSET/NCHARSET) support for stream text. Details
  • [IBM i] Added stream text support (FTYPE=J). Details
  • [CORE] Allow nfname (PI37) larger than 80 characters with the other PeSIT E products. Details
  • [UNIX] Added support for GFS2 shared file system for multi-node architecture. Details
  • [CORE] Added a feature to optimize network resources, NRDP. Details
  • [CORE] Added ability to use the hexadecimal representation in FPAD and NPAD. Details and Details
  • [CORE] Added post-transfer file renaming option. Details
  • [z/OS] Added support for cft.server.exec_as_user. Details
  • [AM] Enhanced the Transfer CFT to PassPort decoupling by adding a new process to update the persistent cache. Details
  • [CORE] Transfer CFT sends notifications to the Sentinel server only for errors. Details
  • [CORE] Added HOST information to the message CFTH56I. Details
  • [CORE] Added support of relative bounds for date and time when using LISTLOG. Details
  • [CORE] Added session identifier to CFTT57I and CFTT58I log messages.
  • [CORE] Update end-of-transfer EXIT with IDTU, PIDTU, RIDTU, GROUPID, IsRelay information.

Transfer CFT 3.2.2

  • [SSL] Added UCONF parameters sentinel.xfb.use_ssl and sentinel.xfb.ca_cert_id to secure a connection between Transfer CFT and the Sentinel server. Details
  • [SSL] Added support for TLS 1.1 and 1.2 Details, and additional cipher suites. Details
  • [SSL] Added support for Perfect Forward Secrecy. Details
  • [EXIT] Added PKI exit functionality and sample for UNIX platforms.
  • [CORE] Added log output for rotation (backup) files when using LISTLOG. Details
  • [CORE] Added new SERIALIZED parameter to filter the displayed transfer records. Details
  • [CORE] Documented symbolic variable used to reconstitute a filename on reception. Details
  • [CORE] Added CFTUTIL autocomplete command feature for UNIX/Windows. Details
  • [CORE] Added previous/next command feature for UNIX/Windows. Details
  • [CORE] Delivered a spool out sample. Details
  • [IBM i] Process outputs (QPRINTS) are redirected to the following files in the production library: the CFTOUT file for Transfer CFT, and the COPOUT file for COPILOT. Details
  • [IBM i] Process joblogs (QPJOBLOG) are redirected to the following files in the production library: JLOG and JLOG2 files for Transfer CFT, and the COPJLOG and COPJLOG2 files for Copilot. Details
  • [CORE] Added support for the pre, post, and ack processing states to the Transfer JPI. Details
  • [CORE] Added new parameters SY and RY, and UCONF parameters cft.purge.sy and cft.purge.ry, to automatically purge transfers in the Y (post-processing phase) state. Details
  • [CORE] Added a new parameter SERIAL for the SEND/RECV commands. Details
  • [IBM i] Added the CFTSUPPORT command. Details
  • [CORE] Added new parameters WPHASESTEPS and WPHASE for the SEND/RECV commands.
  • [CORE] Added a new parameter FILENOTFOUND for the SEND and RECV commands. Details
  • [UNIX] Added the RENAME option to the FACTION parameter, which replaces the existing FNAME file after the transfer completes with the WFNAME. Details
  • [CORE] Dynamically add, remove, enable, or disable a logical folder to monitor in the Transfer CFT runtime. Details
  • [GUI] Replaced the Copilot UI applet with a Java Web Start technology UI due to discontinued support for Java applets by web-browsers.
  • [CORE] PKI exits available on all platforms.
  • Added a reusable deployment package feature (new JCLs) for installing or applying Service Packs/patches to Transfer CFT in a z/OS environment. Details provided in the Transfer CFT z/OS Installation and Operations Guide.

Transfer CFT 3.1.3

  • [CORE] Added a new UCONF parameter cg.configuration_policy. SP4 Details
  • [CORE] Support for the NCHARSET and FCHARSET "//IGNORE" functionality on all platforms. SP4 Details
  • [CORE] Added a UCONF parameter copilot.misc.server_inactivity_timeout for the server to manage client inactivity. SP3 Details
  • [CORE] Added a UCONF parameter pesit.parameters.enable_encoding to define if PeSIT parameters should be encoded in UTF-8. UNIX/Windows SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Added charset encoding support for messages being sent to the Sentinel server using the UCONF sentinel.trkmsgencoding parameter. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] When using the folder monitoring feature, improved the file name filtering by adding a new UCONF parameter folder_monitoring.folders.<logical_name>.filter_type. SP1
  • [CORE] Added policy support for EXECE. Details
  • [CORE] Use a shared disk as the data transfer medium.
  • [CG] Certificate renewal. Details
  • [CG] SP and patch deployment via Central Governance. Unix/Windows onlyDetails
  • [CG] Central Governance support for additional platforms z/OS and IBM i. Details
  • [CORE] Added internal log rotation procedure. Details
  • [CORE] A new command PKIENTITY enables you enlarge the list of certificate authority IDs for each security configuration. Details
  • [CORE] Added a UCONF parameter to improve the file layer service reliability: cft.server.transfer.raise_error_when_exec_not_found.  Details
  • [SSL] Added parameter to disable SSL 3.0. Details
  • [CORE] Added the keyword _NONE_ to disable the execution of certain general configuration procedures. Details
  • [CORE] Added a new FTYPE = J to support large records for text files. Details
  • [IBM i] IASP support. Refer to the Transfer CFT 3.1.3 Installation and Operations Guide
  • [z/OS] Folder monitoring, Secure Relay, working directory on z/OS systems. For feature details see 3.1.2 SP1
  • [IBM i] Folder monitoring, Secure Relay, working directory on IBM i systems. For feature details see 3.1.2 SP1

Transfer CFT 3.1.2

  • [CORE] Added Express Package functionality to generate pre-configured Transfer CFT installation packages. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Added working directory parameter. SP1 Details
  • [CORE] Added keyword &HOME. SP1 Details
  • [WINDOWS] Homogeneous mode now keeps the directory tree structure as in UNIX. SP1
  • [CORE] Axway Central Governance integration. Details
  • [CORE] Enabled folder monitoring. Details
  • [SSL] Axway Secure Relay integration. Details
  • [COMS] Synchronous Communication Media in multi-node architecture. Details
  • [NET] Support for pTCP in a multi-node architecture. Backported 3.0.1 SP2 Details
  • [AM] Axway PassPort AM local cache. Details
  • [GOVERNANCE] Improved event generation. Details
  • [GOVERNANCE] Send NIDF instead of COMMUT to Axway Sentinel. Details
  • [CORE] Added EXECRALL post-processing parameter to the receive command. Backported 3.0.1 SP4 and 2.7.1 SP8. Details
  • [CORE] Added requester mode transfer parameter maxduration as a transfer timer. Details
  • [CORE] Encrypt all passwords, previously some passwords were stored in clear.
  • [CORE] Added PROT parameter to SEND/RECV. Details
  • [CORE] Enable SEND or RECV with no IDF. Details
  • [CORE] Enable/disable the use of a default file identifier. Details
  • [CORE] Added auto-expand catalog option. UCONF, Details
  • [CORE] Filter Transfer CFT logs by absolute timestamp datetimemin and datetimemax. Details
  • [CORE] Web Services upload files feature. Details

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