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Setup for DR/Resilience, and dependency between services

The HAScripts ( InfoSvrServices and InfoSvrEngine) do not cover all the processes now required for a full DataStage installation. Some of the processes are set up as services on install e.g in /etc/systemd/system I can see DFDServer InfoSrvKafka I...
1 day ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Have the possibility to control the time range for the DSODB Dashboard.

Currently, we do not have any variable that can be set to control the DSODB Dashboard time range. The only existing way, is to manually update the value (3 times for the dashboard...), and this modification is only persisting for the session's coo...
about 16 hours ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

.Net Framework 4.8 Support

.Net Framework 4.8 is often pre-installed on modern PC servers, but Information Server 11.7.1 does not support .Net Framework 4.8. .Net Framework 4.8 should be supported as soon as possible.
14 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

SAP PACK, ODP Delta-initialization for classification datasources

We extract classification data from SAP , in intial-mode with ODP this takes about 10 minutes. Not being able to run the datasources in delta-mode this is a performance issue. I reported this bug as a case but this way was unfortunately not succes...
14 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

[SAP Pack] ABAP Extract Stage's non-default ftp port setup support request

hello I want to use ftp, the data transfer method of ABAP Extract Stage. There is no ability to specify ftp port. The use of the ftp default port 21/tcp shows up as a vulnerability in security audits, so a different port must be used. The ibm case...
2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Application Without ASLR Protection - RFE is raised for TS008415906 case

Hi Team, As part of security review, below vulnerability has been observed - During an analysis of the application, it was observed that "DSDesign.exe" do not have Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) enabled. ASLR is considered a security be...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Data Execution Prevention (DEP) disabled - RFE raised for TS008415900 case

Hi Team, As part of security review, below vulnerability has been observed - The application "DSDesign.exe" executable was not using the DEP protection. Since DEP is disabled, arbitrary exploit codes can be written and executed from memory locatio...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Add Table Action Truncate for BigQuery Connector

On CP4D DataStage NextGen the table actions available for BigQuery connector currently are Append and Replace. According official docs: Method Description Append Append creates the table if the table doesn’t exist. If the table already exists, no ...
5 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Distributed Transaction

Add stage distributed transaction in palette of IBM Cloud Pack for Data.
2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

DataStage S3 connector should be enhanced to support multiprotocol S3 bucket connection.

Currently all S3 connectors provided in DataStage only support nave S3 but not multiprotocol S3. For use cases where user can't map the NAS like region limitation or OCP4 restriction not allowing NAS mount, NAS storage could be configured as S3 bu...
3 months ago in DataStage 1 Submitted