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Official support for IDS on Alma Linux

Following the recent change in status of Centos, some customers may wish to convert their Informix servers to Alma Linux soon. This will be for both IDS 12.10 and 14.10. Can IBM/HCL certify this platform.
1 minute ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Get sequence's NEXTCACHEREFRESHVALUE from cache.

Please see the attached word document and as our development teams are trying to retrieve the NEXTCACHEREFESHVALUE value after ALTER SEQUENCE ..RESTART and before invoking NEXT VALUE but could not able to find the way to get the value of NEXT CACH...
about 1 hour ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

Allow execution of revoke impact in batch mode

During migration of security from native DB2 to RACF, there is cleanup activity after creation of all profiles and permits completed in order to remove grants in DB2 for a clean picture. Also, for any other security configuration change, clean up ...
about 6 hours ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Submitted

Limit access to stop audit traces

We suggest that audit traces including class 11 can only be stopped be authids authorized to access the Db2 audit policy profile by a z/OS® security product. For compliance reasons (e.g. PCI DSS), we need to be able to document activities perf...
about 6 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Adapt PAW to corporate identity

Regarding «corporate usability» PAW should provide a way to adapt the start page to corporate identity of a company, e.g. you should be able to replace this IBM Watson banner by a company graphic or place a company logo somewhere.
about 8 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Centralized definition of PAW elements and objects

There should be a centralized definition of PAW elements and objects, e.g. size, colour, look, … of a button, a view/table or a workbook. These definitions should be applied when creating an according object. And if you change these definitions, a...
about 11 hours ago in Planning Analytics 1 Submitted

Responses from action buttons in PAW/PAfE

PAW action buttons should provide a confirmation like “do you really want to… Yes/No” or at least the option to activate such a confirmation dialog if needed. And in a similar way messages from Turbo Integrator processes and especially the result ...
about 11 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

A way to save user-specific context in PAW

PAW is missing a way (like cookies) to save selected dimension elements per user, e.g. to provide a user-specific default value. With this it should also be possible to keep elements selected from one PAW workbook to another.
about 11 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

The request expire time for HF scheduled request

We are expecting the instance request overwrite the RequestExpiry set in Template, and keep the request active until end time set by the scheduled request. There is high chance instance got terminated by AWS due to various reasons. Keeping the req...
about 19 hours ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Submitted

LSF to control SSH sessions on hosts running LSF jobs

We have many users who need to open an SSH session from their IDE ( VSCode, PyCharm) to a cluster machine running their LSF job so they can debug/troubleshoot/test in realtime in an interactive session. While battach works to connect to a cluster ...
about 21 hours ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Submitted