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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Enable document URL links

When a document retrieved by web crawling is checked from the search screen, I want to enable a link to the original document from the URL in the meta information.The customer used oneWEX before, and has been migrating to WD Premium service since ...
4 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Planned for future release

Ability re-process documents without re-ingestion

Currently we need to re-ingest documents to update any enrichment. This is specifically not very practical when we have WKS model involved. If the model is refined & updated, we need to re-ingest the docs. This is very annoying for customers ...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Planned for future release

Project Level Security Needed

We are using Watson Discovery v2.1.2 in CP4D and we see that a user added under “Manage users” for a WD instance with role “Admin” or “User” is able to not only access all project created by other users, but is also able to delete them. Our secur...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 6 Future consideration

Multiple SDU models per Collection

in my domain of business, clients put different kind and format of documents in the same collection. We need the possibility to have multiple SDU models in the same collection. Every SDU model get applied to a specific set of files identified by a...
about 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 3 Future consideration

request the nested fields will be available also in the Content Mining UI as well.

Our client are using the Box crawler in the Watson Discovery.This crawler is crawling data from the Box, however when analyzing documents in the Content Mining UI, it is unable to use facets which comes from metadata such as the author, folder nam...
about 2 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Under review

Allow an optional "Callback URL" in "Add Document" Discovery API request

We, frequently, write services to poll Discovery for a document's status after we POST a document for ingestion. If, within the request body, we could include a callback URL for Discovery to asynchronously POST a completion message to, we could cu...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Future consideration

Start and Stop WD for CP4D scripts to be added to the product

When managing Watson Discovery for Cloud Pak for Data, there are times when we need to restart the system. For example. hardware maintenance, planned outtage, disaster recovery, datacenter migration, etc.In such cases, currently, there is no offic...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Delete All Documents API

Right now if you want to delete all documents, you either need to delete the collection (which could mean code changes to point to a new ID), or you need to write a script to delete every document one by one which is time consuming.
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Future consideration

Want to use the crawl date as a date in the Content Miner when using the web crawler.

The customer used oneWEX before, and has been migrating to WD Premium service since June 2021. However the customer are suffering from lack of functionality in WD. In oneWEX, when crawled data with using the web crawler, it was possible to set t...
4 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Don't kick off full recrawl if only the crawl schedule is changed on processing settings

Currently (WD 2.2.1 on CP4D) if you make any changes on the Processing Settings tab it kicks off a full recrawl, even if the changes would not have any material effect on the processed documents. For example, if only the crawl schedule is changed ...
2 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Submitted