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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 (

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Please Add Red Hat 9 as the support OS for IBM DataStage 11.7 or the next available version of DataStage

We are currently on DataStage 11.7.1 on Red Hat Linux 7.9 which will be out of support soon. We need to migrate our DataStage installation for Red Hat version 9. We need DataStage 11.7 to support Red Hat 9.
7 days ago in DataStage 2 Planned for future release

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 ...
20 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted


Create a SEARCH by stage name Datastage in job in the DFD application. In order to facilitate the finding of the stages in DFD in large jobs.
23 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

ODBC, OCI and DRS connectors are failing if the source table column length are not matched with defined column length in the connector

In old OCI, DRS and ODBC, the stage won't check the column length of the database table and what we defined in the stage, and it won't give any warning about column mismatch and won't truncate the data if the given length is smaller than the datab...
27 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Documentation update regarding DataStage Roles and Capabilities

Every DataStage team in the world needs a quick reference to the DataStage roles/permissions/capabilities which is easily understandable and comprehensive at a glance. There isn't one in the manual, it's just a bunch of overly-complicated text. So...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Access logs and other cloud analytics for strategic planning

When users only open the application form with their id, we are unable to get their login/logoff credentials, despite our best efforts in analytics planning. Seeing login logs for just users who are completing actions in application was enabled in...
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Improving RapidJobUpdateTool

Hello My company doesn't want to use DB2 and Oracle anymore, we are moving to PGS. We have a lot a datastage jobs using those DBMS. I would like to automatise the swicth from a DB2 stage to an ODBC one but RapidJobUpdateTool doesn't have ODBC in t...
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Missing input validation : Server side and client side validation not present

Impact : An Attacker can execute scripts in a victim’s thick client and can perform malicious activity, posing serious security threat to the application. Recommendation : It is recommended that blacklisting, or disallowing certain, predetermined ...
2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Support for Custom Transformer (Parallel) Routines in DFD

DataStage Flow Designer in 11.7 does not support custom parallel transformer routines. When attempting to compile a job that uses a custom transformer routine from the DataStage Flow Designer interface, compilation fails. This results in a hard de...
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Sensitive information in URL

During the assessment it was observed that application was sending User ID in URL.
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted