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Instead of using NFS / SMB fileshare for symphony, could we have S3 storage too
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 0 Planned for future release

SSM Instrumentation

As a debug mode, have a instrumentation mode that can be easily enable on configuration side. Instead of a new binaries that need to be deploy and rollback.
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Planned for future release

ISS - Support new DB version

add support for MSSQL 2016 / 2017 and Postgres 11 / 12
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Delivered

Remove Linux root privileges(Elevated access) for IBM Symphony /Spectrum process

Currently IBM Symphony (including Spectrum , SMC, ) requires Linux root level access ( to run this product in EGO_Simplified_WEM=NoThis elevated access for symphony processes is flagged as security risk for all our infrastructure ...
about 3 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 1 Not under consideration

[SMC][RFE][WellsFargo] - SMC tasklevel balancing enhancement

Task Level balancing only evaluate the balancing once during the session creation, meaning once the session is created, there is no more dynamic balancing, all tasks will be dispatched to participating cluster according to a static share ratio. Th...
almost 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Not under consideration

Python 3.5 support

We need to know when Symphony 7.2 or in any future release supports Python 3.5+
about 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Delivered

[RFE][PIMCO] - Host Factory - Private Cloud Burst - Cisco Unified Computing System

We would request private cloud burst, Cisco UCS running on VMware. is supported in Symphony 7.2
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 7 Not under consideration

support for CPATH for all SSL communication

Support for CAPATH for all SSL communication - enable certificate chains to be used for all PS components when SSL is used.
almost 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Delivered

[Security and Access Control] Add OPENID Authentication 2.0 support

The customer wants to take advantage of OpenID 2.0 to manage authentication management for clients connecting to Symphony GRIDS from a external facilities.
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 4 Delivered

client function getMultiClusterRanks

Add new feature to symphony client similar to getMultiClusterStaticRanksadd new method getMultiClusterRanksThe implementation of this method runs a policy evaluation including static and dynamic filters. The result of the most recent call of this...
2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 0 Under review