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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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Improve password character handling in DataStage for user accounts

Passwords are restricted to the characters that are supported. When using password management tools which change passwords after a checkout, these are defined company wide to be as complex as possible, following various Cyber standards. Some of th...
about 8 hours ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

DISPLAY UTIL should show more detailed count for the displayed phases

We have a REBUILD IX job with a table which has 8.5 billion rows. During the rebuild DIS UTIL shows for the UNLOAD phase a higher count than 8.5 billion e.g 10 billion or more. Therefore I openend a case how could it be that this number is higher ...
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Manta export to Alation OCF - Power BI

AbbVie is unable to export Power BI resources from Manta to an Alation OCF (Open Connector Framework) existing Power BI source. They are only able to get a successful Power BI to Alation OCF when the Power BI source on Alation side is brand new wi...
about 3 hours ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

export data as text from PAW

Hi there, I believe that there has been another idea that suggests having the Export ASCII data as text in PAX and I have voted on that. If PAX is not possible then what about having this functionality of EXPORT data as text from PAW? This is very...
4 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Violation of referential integrity - enrich the inaccurate messagetext DSNT408I for sqlcode -530 with parent <> child information

If the insert in a child table is not successful because the foreign key value does not match with a primary key value for a given relationship DB2 sends DSNT408I. Looking into this messagetext you will find only the name of the relationship. That...
3 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

TM1 API / Excel VBA - Refresh Sheet => Refresh Selected Sheet without sheet activate

In the TM1 PAX API it is currently only possible to update the current sheet. The sheet must therefore be activated before the refresh. It would be an advantage if you could specify the sheet and it would not have to be ‘activated’ beforehand. Rea...
about 2 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Greek Language to be added in the Assistant and Discovery products

We are under discussion with one of our customers about an Assistant solution that will help their technicians to work more efficient and resolve their issues faster. The documents are in Greek and English language, and this is a limitation in com...
13 days ago in watsonx Assistant 0 Submitted

Read-Only Administration Role

When troubleshooting an issue it is often required to access the System Administration functions to see current activities, system status or to check configuration setting such as routing rules. However, as a System Administrator can also update s...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

System fields in Creation View embedded grids

When configuring an embedded grid in a Task View, all the fields of the related object (which are in the users current profile) can be selected as column for the embedded grid. But when configuring an embedded grid in a Creation View, all fields ...
9 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Administration UI 1 Under review

Save to File option error

We are currently working on migrating OpenPages+Cognos from traditional VM to CP4D and see that one of the feature is having issues and details given below: When we execute a report and trying the save the report output to a file system (Save to F...
7 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cognos Analytics 0 Submitted