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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Allow for a deployment export object to maintain a specific history (ie, 4+current) of deployment archives, or unlimited versions, as part of the definition.

Supplementary to CA-I-4375, it would be ideal if the deployment export definition allowed for the deployment archives to be maintained by the product (ie, maintaining 4 historic archives, plus current, removing the last archive on next successful ...
about 13 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Allow for additional (administrator defined) locations for deployment archives to be placed, other than the single location defined in Cognos Configuration

Being able to direct backups to additional locations allows for greater data protection and security of those backups. For example, being able to direct specific backups to a mapped offsite storage location, NAS, or other high availability storage...
about 13 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Allow a dynamic filename element (ie. Date-stamp) for deployment exports so that a history of deployments can be maintained.

This will benefit environments where automated backups are defined, but it is not desireable for the existing backup to be overwritten. For example, being able to access 4 weeks history of weekly backups, without having to script a rename/copy ope...
about 13 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Configuration setting to limit size of temp files (uda*) created on Cognos server under temp directory

Why is it useful? In busy production environments when users have ability to create custom adhoc reports based on Cognos packages, there's a possibility that a report with missing filter condition could create huge temp files and fill up the disk ...
15 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

REST API: Datasources

/api/v1/datasources currently returns only the items shown in the main (Glass? Carbon?) UI under Manage | Data Server Connections. This is a relatively new feature. Most of my data sources are in Administration Console... | Configuration | Data So...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Organization methods for extensions

At the moment the extensions appears as a list. When you have dozens of extensions it can be painful to find any specific extension. I'd like to add tags to extensions that will allow the admin to filter the list. I see it as being part of the spe...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

REST API: My Content

/api/v1/content/my_content/items leads to only the contents of the My Content folder of the user logged in to the session used in the REST API call. Administrators must be able to manage content across My Content folders for all users. Please prov...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

REST API: Content Ancestors

Objects returned by /api/v1/modules include an ancestors object, making it simple to identify the location of the data module. Please provide an ancestors object for objects returned by /api/v1/modules/<storeID>, /api/v1/content/<storeID&...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Shortcut sorting location

I have been informed by a business unit that manages a folder that the folder should be renamed and moved. While that unit manages the contents of the folder, they are not the only users of said content. Moving and/or renaming the folder will conf...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

REST API: return more object details

For the Cognos Analytics REST API to provide the ability to remotely and automatically administer Cognos Analytics, all information about objects must be available through the REST API. Please make detailed items like report specifications, data m...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted