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DFD Hierachical Stage should be able to read data from the data stream
In DFD, no string set can be selected in the Hierachical Stage under Assembly Editor - 2. XML_Parser. Only a single XML file can be selected here. In DataStage Designer, however, this functionality of the Hierachical Stage is available with the As...
Requesting enhancement to use key pair authentication with the datastage snowflake connector rather than using the typical username/password authentication. https://docs.snowflake.net/manuals/user-guide/jdbc-configure.html#using-key-pair-authentic...
Add search capability for stages on the designer canvas
If you have very large sequences, it can get difficult to find the job that you need to change as you need to scroll through the whole sequence. It would be very handy to be able to search on the designer canvas based on different criteria (stage...
Enable the setting of stage parameter defaults on project or server level
It would be nice, if it would be possible to set the default values of stage Parameters on project or server level.
Some stage parameter defaults like
SORT Stage: Stable sort=TRUE
or AGGREGATOR Stage:Method=Hash
are rarely used and in mo...
CLI to set property “Message Handler for Parallel Jobs” for DataStage projects
We use the property “Message Handler for Parallel Jobs” at project level in some DataStage projects. To define the message handler, we start the "InfoSphere DataStage Administor" tool, select the DataStage project, then button "Properties" and tab...
In current world, once you log into operations console it won't timeout until 12 hours by default. If you set LTPA timeout to your preferences, it will ask for the credentials after the timeout once & then, it never asks for credentials again....
DataStage S3 connector to have the ability to ingest fixed width files
At present the AWS S3 connector in DataStage is only able to import de-limited files. In order to ingest fixed width files a workaround has to be used to extract the data from S3 and place it on a file system first so that DataStage can import it....
Company security requires our Admins to to remove accounts from the local admin group. Users should have rights granted in another way. It fails if the user ID is not explicitly in the administrative group, even if they are given administrative ri...
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