Update the Sterling External Authentication Server Record

The update seaserver command configures properties for Sterling External Authentication Server (SEAS) in the .SEAServer record that is created at installation. The command has the following parameters:

Command Parameter Values
update seaserver Protocol=Specifies a comma delimited list of Protocols to use in the .SEAServer record. Disable | TLS1.2,TLS 1.3 DefaultToLN

TLS1.0, TLS1.1, and SSL3.0 are deprecated and should not be used. It is recommended that trading partners using deprecated protocols migrate to TLS 1.3 or TLS 1.2.

(See Display Protocols)

  SeaHost=External authentication host name defined in SEAS. host name | null

null—Clears any existing values from the node definition

  AuthTimeout=Specifies the maximum time, in seconds, that the system waits to receive the Connect:Direct® control blocks exchanged during the Connect:Direct authentication process. 0–3600

The default is 120 seconds.

  SeaPort=External authentication server port number (listening) defined in SEAS. port number | 61366
  SeaCacheEnable=Enable caching External Authentication Server certificate validation response. Y|N

The default is N.

  SeaCacheValidityTime=Time duration during which the local cache entry is valid for certificates The default is 24 hours.

Range: 1 to 720 hours

  SeaGraceValidityTime=Number of hours when the local cache entry of certificate expires and External Authentication Server is unavailable such that Connect:Direct Secure Plus can accept it from its cache. The default is 0 hours which means cache grace validity time does not apply.

Range: 0 to 720 hours