Configuring services and adapters
Guidance for using services and adapters in Sterling B2B Integrator is provided.
Client IP feature
Sterling B2B Integrator, when used with Sterling Secure Proxy for file transfer using SFTP or FTP adapters, records the IP address of Sterling Secure Proxy as the client IP address instead of the IP address of the actual client that is connected from Sterling Secure Proxy.
The Client IP feature allows you to record the initiating client IP address, which is required by several clients for regulatory requirements.
Firewall configuration must allow the IP address to pass through Sterling External Authentication Server.
Enabling Client IP feature:
client_ip_correlation_enabled=falseis added to
jdbc.properties_platform_ifcbase_ext.inwith default value of
- Add the following line to the
getrequest, using SFTP, FTP, or SFTP Server Adapter 2.0, records the client IP address in the
Key for Put request: "Put.auth.ipAddress" Key for Get request: "Get.auth.ipAddress"
The system receives
auth.ipAddress information from Sterling External Authentication
Server at the time
of token validation. Upon enabling the Client IP feature, Sterling B2B Integrator invokes a new
authentication API where Sterling External Authentication
|Sterling B2B Integrator||Sterling Secure Proxy||Sterling External Authentication Server||Client IP feature support|
|6.1.1||v184.108.40.206 iFix03||v220.127.116.11 iFix03||Yes|
|6.1.1||v18.104.22.168 iFix02||v22.214.171.124 iFix02||No|
- Since the properties are recorded as correlation for protocol adapters, you must enable the
corresponding protocol adapter to log the correlation.
For example: The
makeCorrelationForSFTPmust be marked as
doc_tracking.propertiesfile. The default value is
- Only SFTP, FTP, and SFTP Server Adapter 2.0 supports the Client IP feature.
- Global Mailbox and File System Provider does not support the Client IP feature.