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Self-signed certificate or no certificate for compute nodes

This is for Sym 7.3.1 or later versions. We need to have TLS enabled for all the communications in order to run Symphony in AWS securely. All the management nodes and masters will have a proper signed certificate. Communications to mgmt nodes and ...
14 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Functionality already exists

Hi, any option to add to profiling stats quartiles and percentiles, density, selectivity, sequence

I have some customer's request to provide additional statistics as result of profiling with: quartiles , percentiles, density, selectivity, sequence
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Functionality already exists

Telemetry for LSF scheduler performance

LSF struggles in large farms with many running pending jobs and thousands of users in fairshare tree. LSF's struggle with heavy query activity is well documented. It would be great if LSF can provide telemetry on its own performance and what speci...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Functionality already exists

Searching for data assets using synonyms

Suppose you assign only one representative business term to a data asset, and you have set up multiple synonyms for that business term. In this case, it would be useful to be able to search data assets for synonymous terms as well. If this cou...
2 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Functionality already exists

lsf proxyd logging in log file

From the documentations, it seems LSF proxyd is currently showing its logs from perfmon view style of command and this RFE is to enable lsf proxyd logging same as other daemons are logging currently. e.g. mbatchd.log, mbschd.log.. similarly we sho...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Functionality already exists

weighted throttling in lsf proxyd

From the documentations it seems, LSF Proxyd does not differentiates between a service account vs an individual user account and can't have diff policies for diff user accounts. Our farms have a good mix of service accounts which launch thousands ...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Functionality already exists

Reporting on Technical Metadata (Database Columns [Information Assets AND Catalog Assets], Assigned Stewards, Mapped Business Terms, and Who Performed the Enrichment)

The users of CP4D would like the CP4D Reporting Database to report on the technical metadata assets, i.e. database columns, assigned stewards to database columns, mapped business terms to database columns, and who performed the mapping of the busi...
3 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Functionality already exists

File Encryption

We have a requirement to encrypt the file after extracting the data and push it to file transfer.
4 months ago in DataStage 1 Functionality already exists

Possibility to use the "Sort descending"-function from PAW-views in dynamic reports in PAX.

This would be useful for creating reports and filtering out the most important data i.e the largest values in excel. This can only be achieved today by users with good knowledge in MDX. From what I have tried it is also only possible having one di...
4 months ago in Planning Analytics 1 Functionality already exists

Email disable for mbatchd and enable for sbatchd

Currently , there is no way to seperately disable mbatchd emails v/s sbatchd emails. Means. We have set email set to N in lsf.conf , so that by default job report emails are not sent. However some users who need email can set in their environment ...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Functionality already exists