What's new in 6.1.0.0

This topic provides the new features and enhancements that are introduced in this release.

Native PGP operations

Sterling B2B Integrator provides support for local PGP key management and also provides the ability to perform cryptographic operations with locally generated or external PGP keys. You can perform operations like encryption, decryption, signing, and verification using the PGP services provided with Sterling B2B Integrator. You can also perform create, read, update, and delete operations on PGP keys, either using the dashboard UI or REST APIs exposed for PGP.

For more information, see Native PGP.

SFTP Server Adapter 2.0

SFTP Server Adapter 2.0 is introduced, which is based on Apache SSHD library. You can now switch between Maverick and Apache libraries for SFTP client, SSH key generation, and REST APIs.

For more information, see SFTP Server Adapter 2.0.

myFileGateway 2.0 installation changes

myFileGateway 2.0 installation is automated making the process simple and easy. As part of this, several manual steps are removed and replaced with a single step to install the b2biAPIs jar.

For more information, see Installing myFileGateway 2.0.

Sterling File Gateway File Operations

Sterling File Gateway provides support for several File Operations such as Line Folding, Line Truncation, Character Replacement, Line Strip, Line Padding, unix2dos, and dos2unix to perform content processing.
Note: The content processing features listed above are restricted to Sterling File Gateway Enterprise Edition 6.1.0 and Sterling File Gateway Certified Container 6.1.0. Organizations that have Sterling File Gateway Standard Edition installed must contact the IBM representative for entitlement.

For more information, see File Operations.

Certified Container enhancements

Sterling B2B Integrator Certified Containers now provides support for Helm v3 and latest Kubernetes-based container platform versions, including Red Hat OpenShift 4.x releases.

Removal of NAA and NAB order types

The NAA and NAB order types are removed.

For more information, see Configure Order Type Manager and Order Types.

New Media changes

The Sterling B2B Integrator installation is made simpler using a single Media file to install or upgrade to any version. For more information, see New Media changes.

REST APIs

The following REST APIs are added or modified in this release.
  • PGPKey Services
  • PGP Server Profile Services
  • Routing Channel Template Services
  • Trading Partner Services
  • SSH Host Identity Key Grabber Services

For more information, see B2B REST APIs.

Stack changes

There are several changes done to the existing stack as part of this release. For more information, see Software Product Compatibility Report.