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Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Post your ideas

Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea

Help IBM prioritize your ideas and requests

The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The product management team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

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Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas which cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.

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[Security] - Active Directory Single Sign-On for ego & soam utilities

We use SOAM utilities such as soamdeploy and soamreg in PowerShell scripts to upload new Symphony applications to our clusters. When we tried uploading applications on our test cluster with the Active Directory security model installed, the two ut...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 3 Delivered

[Security][CE] - Hybrid Symphony / Active Directory integration security model

The Symphony Active Directory integration plugin removes all Symphony users with the exception of Admin, so that only AD users are available. This means that it is extremely difficult to migrate an existing cluster from the default Symphony securi...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 4 Delivered

Windows 2012 support on Sym5.1 - Citigroup

We are currently running PROD in Sym5.1. Win 2012 support is essential to utilize newer capacity with higher memory sizes. Though Sym6.1.1 has Win2012 support we cannot afford a quick migration in PROD. Do inform us at the earliest of when this su...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 3 Delivered

[Diagnostic][Debug-ability] - Logs - Improve error messages of Kerberos authentication between SSM and VEMKD (No GUI effort)

Improve Kerberos error messages to provide some detail of why a failure took place.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 3 Delivered