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Encrypt password for scripts configured for TLS

I have configured my IIS to use TLS from the following links
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
about 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

IIS DataStage installer should support TLS

After IIS DataStage is enabled for TLS, a patch installation fails to connect to xmeta.
over 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

Extend ondwa to include a report of the tables included in a named data mart and the volume of data in each table in each IWA data mart.

In an environment with many data marts defined across multiple schema databases it becomes difficult to keep track of what tables are included in what marts and the volume of data in each. A report that could be produced from the IWA node using on...
over 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Not under consideration

Support for zookeeper for JDBC/HIVE connection within BigIntegrate

We are requesting that Big Integrate jobs using the JDBC/HIVE connector to use zookeeper in order to provide a load balancing for connections. This is a change to Data Direct driver and we have commitment from IBM and DD to make this change late...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

Suppress the "Operation category READ is not supported in state standby" warning message

Warning messages are appearing in all jobs and commands that use DataStage datasets after the Hadoop primary namenode server (xhadnamem1p) fails over to the secondary node (xhadnamem2p). In some cases the warnings are causing aborts due to the num...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Please consider to add functionality on “istool” command line for packaging management for IIS 11.3 version.

Currently, only it exists possibility to create, build and send Datastage packages (.pkg format), using the command line command “istool”The requirement is to have possibility to delete and update existing packages on the command line, using â...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

DataStage Drivers/Connectors to MongoDB for Parallel Jobs

Currently there is only 3rd party drivers and support for connecting DataStage to MongoDB. IBM does not officially support these solutions and we would like to have something which IBM will support and allow us to connect to MongoDB via JDBC or ODBC
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered