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To have separate timeout configuration for session expiration of interactive users sessions and back-end batch processes

Based on the recommendation for large metadata import - https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21621492 Inactive Session timeout needs to be configured to longer timeout value (86400 seconds) as metadata import batch processes run for ...
about 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 2 Not under consideration

Make available a list of supported Source/Target Connections and the supported versions

Please provide a list off all the supported data sources and versions.I believe this is currently already provided for other products ( e.g. Cognos - the 'supported software - data sources ' tab on the Software Product Compatibility Report "https...
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Functionality already exists

Bundle an ODBC driver for Microsoft Access with Information Server

Information Server does not include an ODBC driver for Microsoft Access. There are several problems with using the Microsoft one on windows and there is no driver available on linux.
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Provide SAP Server Pack for SAP Application as a SAP Add-On

We will require SAP Server Components need to be provided as SAP Add-on instead of transport protocol files.
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

RFE for Datastage with DB2 BLU/MPP

Client use DB2 BLU for online inquiry and Data warehouse to improve performance of Parts Information System. Their warehouse includes huge BLU table (table size is 30TB before compress) that is MPP configured.Clinent uses Datastage to load the h...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Need to add JCC_ENFORCE_SECMEC to the DB2AUTH for product implementation

The customer has a restricted security policy for the DB2 server which is used as the XMeta repository.DB2 Database MANAGER AUTHENTICATION = SERVER_ENCRYPTDB2AUTH = JCC_ENFORCE_SECMECAs a result of the DB2 configuration Microservice pods with meta...
over 1 year ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Encrypt password for scripts configured for TLS

I have configured my IIS 11.7.0.2 to use TLS from the following links https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/instructions-enabling-tls-communications-db2-databases-information-server-ibm-information-server-v11x https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/...
almost 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration

Information Server 11.7.1 - XMETA support on SQL Server 2017

In IIS 11.7.1 we have XMETA supported on SQL Server 2016, but customers already moved to 2017. We need to stay current with IIS in terms of XMETA repository support and install IIS 11.7.1 on SQL Server 2017.
about 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Adding the microservices tier to an existing IIS 11.7.1 installation

Add the option to install the microservices tier (a.k.a. Unified Governance stack) after the installation of IIS 11.7.1 is already finished. This is not currently possible as documented in https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSZJPZ_11.7...
over 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Functionality already exists

To have a feature to update multiple ETLs at once thru DataStage designer interface

The idea is to have an additional tool or feature to allow multiple updates of similar changes to ETLs at once. This has to be done through DataStage interface. As IBM support has confirmed, 'there is no supported way of doing it' currently. Curr...
over 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration