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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Administration

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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...
about 1 hour ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Improve reliability of re-run functionality

After a server crash, current report runs must be restarted with the re-run functionality with users credentials. So the run once functionality of a schedule does not help, because it uses admin credentials. In some cases the re-run functionality ...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Change search box color

The stark contrast from black to white can be a problem for some users. Suggest allowing ability to customize the background color of the black search box at the top menu bar (11.2.4 version).
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

System default choice for list view

When looking at team content reports on a list view, you can choose the settings/row size, with options for compact, short, and default. We want to make one the system default. We don't have the option to do so.
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Integration of a upload file scanning feature in Cognos

Currently, when users upload files into Cognos, there is no mechanism in place to scan these files for potential threats or issues. This lack of a scanning feature could potentially expose the system and its users to security risks.
28 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 ...
about 2 months 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...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted