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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Cloud Pak for Data Platform

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Provide use case level authorization in addition to the existing user level authorization

The idea is a use case related authorization to provide a more fine granular means than the current user based authorization. What we are looking for is that for each user the Active Directory will maintain a list of use cases the users are allowe...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 3 Future consideration

Backup Utility POD image

Hello, At present a CP4D admin ( Namespace Admin) needs to install and run CPD-CLI on a Virtual machine/Laptop in-order for his/her to run the OADP back-up. In an Enterprise world, this doesn't provide best Operation efficiency as there would be m...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Custom Auth/Authz layer support

US Federal Government customer has their own custom authorization layer for applications. Internally they support an ABAC based infrastructure. Therefore they have a more complex authorization layer than standard roles/groups. Need to have the abi...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Audit info: Users logged into CPD

We are looking for usage stats of our CPD environment. I found this doc https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6201850 , however this talks about exporting the audit info to external logging systems like Splunk. We would like to directly see the u...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Future consideration

Alerting possibilities for jobs

As an CP4D administrator I need to be alerted if jobs are not starting and remain in pending state. Example for alerts are: · Jobs that are already since x minutes in pending · X% of the jobs are in pending state · Pods in status “CrashLoopBackup”...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Monitoring capabilities for deployment spaces

As a CP4D administration I need to monitor the resources of the system. Today there is a monitoring for projects and more. But there is no monitoring for deployment spaces.
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

CP4D handling of users which are no longer authorized

If a Cloud Pak for Data user is no longer able to logon (removed from a AD group that is mapped to CPD group) then the user record in "Access control" should be marked as deleted. It should no longer be possible to authorize this user to any CPD s...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Future consideration

Log the Source Client IP Address in the system logs / audit logs

As per our security requirements, we need to see the IP Address of the machine from where the user has accessed the IBM Cloud Pak for Data web console. In the current system, we don't see any evidence for the same. I have worked with the support t...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 5 Future consideration

Administrative Monitoring Dashboard to see (and notify) all currently active logged in platform users and the services being used

This activity monitoring capability assists administrators to gauge system utilization and performance planning as well as better planning of maintenance such as upgrades. Knowing which users may be affected when pods or services need to be restar...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Future consideration

Delete old container image

As customers apply some patches, the container image size inside the registry grows. Also, in the air-gap environment, the downloaded container image storage directory will also be large. I want you to implement a mechanism to delete these ima...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Future consideration