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PINNED Enable DVM Studio to be able to quickly capture environment data needed for problem resolution
We are sometimes asked to provide detailed information for a Case we have opened on DVM. Information includes the current build, IN00, trace browse, map definitions and sometimes the underlying data that is causing the issue. If functionality wa...

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Restore ability to set concurrent licensing for all users system-wide

SPSS 28.0 changed the way concurrent licensing works. Every user must explicitly select the concurrent license in the activation wizard the first time SPSS is launched, even if the administrator has already configured concurrent licensing. This is...
4 months ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Functionality already exists

Ability to copy values from a list, crosstab, etc in Cognos 11

The new interactive viewer in CA does not allow the ability to copy values from a list, crosstab, etc. Sometimes it's very important copy a value from a particular line of a report. It would be great if this functionality were added.
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Functionality already exists

Automatically reorder time categories on bar/column forecasts

The forecasting capability in Cognos 11.1.4 is awesome, and the fact that it automatically orders time categories chronologically rather than alphanumeric is doubly awesome. However it only does this in line charts, not bar/column charts.
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Functionality already exists

Request to add more stages in DFD Palette

We'd like to request for additional stages, "DRS connector" and "Checksum" stages in the web-based DFD (Data Flow Designer). Currently our ETLs are using those stages and not available in the DFD interfaces. It's not urgent but in near future if w...
12 months ago in DataStage 1 Functionality already exists


After RACF EXIT is abending and failing , DB2 is changing back to Native DB2 Auth checking , If you migrated to RACF exit this can lead to unwanted behavior , we would want a ZPARM or OPTION to make DB2 shutdown if the RACF EXIT is not wokring
about 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

Bookmark on Cognos PDF output

The output PDF file from Cognos has no option of creating a bookmark. Although this option is available in other applications.working in a proj where cognos pdf output is needed to be uploaded.The generated cognos pdf report needs to be uploaded i...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Functionality already exists

Create online hierarchical DDL command

Currently, we have either the DDL or GEN commands to view the object definition. We would like GEN to be online (currently batch only) or have a new command. The action should produce the data in an online format (temporary dataset) for viewing or...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 3 Functionality already exists

Export Recommender results

User Story: As a chatbot developer, I want to have the Watson Assistant Recommender export the results (to CSV file or otherwise) so that I can easier work with the results to increase the effectiveness of my chatbot. This export would be ver...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Functionality already exists

Selectable storage class for Storage Volumes

Cloudpak 4 Data in 3.5+ allows users to create (user) storage volumes from the UI. This feature has three options, one is 'external NFS'. This request is only applicable for this alternative.Technically this creates a PV and a matching PVC on the ...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data On Premises Software 4 Functionality already exists

SPSS Modeler 18.1.1 on Windows's support for a data source PostgreSQL on RHEL

System: SPSS Modeler 18.1.1Actor: User needing a PostgreSQL data source to support SPSS Modeler on Windows platform as well as a current Linux supportDescription: In Japan, there are many PostgreSQL users including the customer for this request wh...
over 3 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 1 Functionality already exists