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Hide password arguments which is invoked in instance of dsidocsvr

We need to fix the issue: Passwords are visible on operation system level when the process is running ( command uses the password as parameter ). Thanks For example: dsad1er 2359796 1 0 May 03 - 38:49 dsidocsvr UVHOME=/opt/IBM/InformationServer115...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 0 Is a defect

InfoSphere Information Server (DataStage) to support SSSD Authentication

We are currently on VAS authentication and planning to move towards SSSD. Upon checking with the support team (TS003331443) we were informed that the product is not supported for SSSD Authentication. Can you please work on a way to get this SSSD a...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

DataStage DFD REST API should support stopping a running job and resetting a failed job

We are using DataStage to move large volumes of data into our data lake. We have our own UI our users use to run jobs that ingest their data into our data lake. The reason we have our UI instead having our users use DFD directly is to meet governa...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Surrogate Key limit reached but job didn't abort

In the job , we are using one column with data type as 16-bit integer(SMALLINT) and the data range has exceeded in this month when we started from 31161 + 3883 and job has created same key for multiple records instead of failing and its ran succes...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 2 Future consideration

Datastage Super Operator should have Run Now + Stop ability parameterised

In our production Datastage 11.5 environment we submit all of our jobs by using the command line from Linux scripts so that should only be submitted via an external scheduled job. This gives a degree of control over accidental updates to the produ...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 2 Functionality already exists


We have a single record in a file with word count 456331887 wc -c mdmn_GCRM_20180505004107.xml 456331887 I specified $APT_DEFAULT_TRANSPORT_BLOCK_SIZE=500000000 but max value of APT_DEFAULT_TRANSPORT_BLOCK_SIZE is 268435456.due to this i ...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 5 Not under consideration

Enhancement of security managament in Datastage

Currently, Datastage is offering different roles: DataStage Operator, DataStage Super Operator, ...(full list available here:
about 2 years ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

Allow DataStage to fully support kerberos authentication , even for the installation.

We have new servers and only kerberos authentication is allowed. We need to install DataStage on the new server.
about 2 years ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

DataStage Audit

Management needs the ability to track the following: => logins by user and time => logout by user and time => All changes made by selected user within the project => When time changes were made by the selected user by project(s) and by...
about 2 years ago in DataStage 3 Future consideration

IBM Datastage job migrated from V11.5 to V11.7 and use the Azure File System for storage account

We have migrated our jobs from V11.5 to V11.7 environment and uses soft link to Azure file system (storage account) for users input/output files. users are not allowed to drop files on server local system due to Azure server restriction on our env...
about 2 years ago in DataStage 3 Is a defect