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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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Delete DB2 Old Archive logs without stopping DB2

We have a lot of old logs in our DB2 BSDS that no longer exist. I dont find a documentation that explain how to remove them without stopping DB2 and in the DB2 doc :
about 2 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 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 ...
about 4 hours ago in OpenPages Ideas / Administration UI 0 Submitted

DB2 database backup on Google cloud storage

We can utilize Google cloud storage directly for the database backups.
about 20 hours ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Submitted

rate limiting to avoid excess password attempt

This vulnerability was discovered by attempting numerous incorrect passwords for a backup, followed by the correct one, and observing that authentication succeeded without any delay or lockout.There are password-protected backups available to user...
about 21 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

CSV file support

One of our largest design patterns is to export data from a source system into a flat file (CSV, JSON, etc.). We use these flat files to populate our data warehouse ecosystem. Manta does not support CSV files, and this is a showstopper for us. Can...
1 day ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

Greater filtering for files

We are a SAS shop, and we are finding the connection mechanism cumbersome. We have numerous file folders where SAS scripts are stored but we would like to filter out some of the scripts or sub folders. The current connection type does not allow fo...
1 day ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

To export API custom metadata to Collibra since it's not supported yet in Manta

We tried Collibra Export for datasource that uses API for data transformation for which Data Lineage is generated in Manta using Open Manta/DirectLinks. Lineage is available in Manta as "API". We wanted to have the same structure for Collibra expo...
1 day ago in Data Lineage 0 Submitted

Make user ids in CP4D case sensitive

User ids are case sensitive in customer LDAP. Downstream integration of audit report requires matching CP4D ids with downstream reports that can be handled easily wihtout additional case conversion if CP4D allows mixed case and case ssensitive use...
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

DB2 LUW CSB Automatic Online installation

Hi Team, Currently IBM publishes their new CSB for db2 LUW databases on regular basis. But there is no feature in db2 LUW to get it installed automatically. My proposal here is to enable db2 LUW to have some feature which will allow CSB Automatic ...
2 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Generalized code assistant RAG use case trainable for multiple languages

Multiple IBM clients have approached me with a request to have a generalized watsonx Code Assistant that combines the existing Granite-code models with a RAG partner use case. Ability to fine tune a granite-code model such that it has the latest i...