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Assistant does not respect Regional Settings for Date Picker

WatsonX Assistant does not respect the regional settings when a Date response / Date picker is set for an Action step. It displays mm/dd/yyyy as the pattern despite Locale being set to 'en-NZ'. This should be fixed as it causes frustration / confu...
1 day ago in watsonx Assistant 0 Submitted

Enhance monitoring within cloud pak for data on resources used by users

Today, a customer can monitor pods in cloud pak for data. But it is difficult to find what user is using a lot of resources. It requires investigation. The customer has created a script that lists watson Studio Jupyter, spark rstudio usage by pods...
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

When deleting an external connection to an NFS share, the pvc is not deleted in OpenShift

In cloud pak for data 4.8 a customer can create an external connection to an nfs share. When this connection is created a pvc is created. When this connection is deleted, the connection is deleted from CP4D, but not deleted in openShift. It is exp...
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Get Informix SQLTRACE working to DRDA

Our Informix server is currently being used by clients using the Informix Protocol ("onsoctcp") and the new web clients are using DRDA ("drsoctcp"). When addressing performance issue we extensively use SQLTRACE to pin point "slow" queries. We are ...
2 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Refactoring Assistant to advise where good spots are to slice COBOL applications.

A developer could be advised by the refactoring assistant what are good points to slice a COBOL program so that they safe a lot of time in analyzing the COBOL code. This will allow the developer to increase the number of modules/programs they can ...

Improve installation CLIST

I have just suffered over two days of Db2 Install Clist and can heartily recommend no-one use it to do a clean Install. The problems are myriad but the absolute number one is when it dies/crashes/abends all input data, apart from two or three rand...
2 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

archecker provide audit summary of tablenames and row count number foreach database/table in a db archive.

when using archecker : having the utility produce an output report, that contains summary information of the contents of an informix archive (ontape or onbar ) :for example:a report that lists the DBNAMES, TABNAMES, NROWS within the archive object.
3 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Datastage Anywhere SOFTWARE (not aaS on IBM Cloud) remote data plane - remove or no longer require OpenShift

Anywhere 5.0 requires OpenShift under the remote dataplanes. In discussions with PM and develooment, the need to be able for the RDP on "plain" Kubernetes/Docker rather rather than requiring OpenShift under the RDP on 5.0. Discussion/question to d...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Additional Rest APIs for Package Management

add following features in Rest API to help package management 1) check package dependencies 2) check package and its application association - please make sure package_name is optional same as "soamdeploy view"
3 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Under review

Enable Publishing at Schema Level

We are requesting an enhancement to enable publishing at the schema level. Currently, in versions 4.8.1 and 4.8.3, there is no asset type at the schema level, and we can only publish at the individual asset level. This capability was available in ...
3 days ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Needs more information