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PINNED Enable DVM Studio to be able to quickly capture environment data needed for problem resolution
We are sometimes asked to provide detailed information for a Case we have opened on DVM. Information includes the current build, IN00, trace browse, map definitions and sometimes the underlying data that is causing the issue. If functionality wa...

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read only root file system

Follow security best practice (CIS) and mount images as read-only (a read only root file system via readOnlyRootFilesystem: true). Then mounted volumes from outside the container could be used for any data that needs to be persistent.
12 months ago in Watson Assistant 2 Submitted

All pods from helm test should end in a "Completed" state and not an "Error" state.

As the installer of Watson Assistant on Cloud Pak for Data, seeing anything that says "Error" is concerning and encourages me to open up a support case with IBM. A pod ending up in an "Error" status suggests that something has gone wrong in the te...
12 months ago in Watson Assistant 1 Submitted

Watson Assistant Web Chat persist state when refreshing page in browser

It would be good to maintain state of chats on on page refreshes. It is usually available with all web chat widgets. For example Zendesk presists state when page is refreshed.I assume they will be keeping visitor ID in the cookie
about 1 year ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Let us use a programming language to control the conversation flow instead of forcing us to use the dialog editor

The main feature of Watson Assistant is to categorize utterances and extract entities from them. Currently, the only way to use this feature is to edit the dialog using the UI provided on IBM cloud. It would be nice to have access to the main feat...
about 1 year ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

increase the limit of option response

Currently, the "option" response type of a dialog node supports 20 options. This limit is very low, because in many cases this type of response is used to list branches, cities, etc. It should be at least 100 options the limit.
about 1 year ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Being able to collect attached file in chat conversation

Hi, It would be great if we could collect a file during a conversation (even small file like word document) Example 1: - A user connect to the chat and want to apply for a job offer after vewing all the current opportunities, he entrer...
about 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Download/List an asset from catalog from HTTP API

When using the watson APIs to retrieve assets, it responds asset metadata only. As a data engineer/scientist, I need to: List URIs of available data assets from a given catalog Download asset content from a given asset URI/id It will benefi...
about 3 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Submitted

Using Fuzzy matches for Intent detection

Fuzzy matching is good at picking up single or plural versions of the same word in our Entities. However, we noticed that if the user request has the exact match with the entity, the correct intent, which uses this entity, is identified with the h...
about 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Hashtag nodes for fast and easy navigate

I see a common issue when developing a complex Assistant. finding bugs and navigate.. it's a complex and not fast task to do. This is because IBM Watson Asssitant does not have a find tool, to search entire node structure for specific terms, and t...
about 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Submitted

Option for Default to JSON Editor When Viewing Node Details

Our dialog can become very complex, using complex JSON objects and expression language. The context editor does not show enough information so every time we view a node, we immediately switch to the JSON editor. This becomes tedious when we are do...
about 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted