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Integrate Information Service Director with Swagger

We have created a REST API using Information Services director (ISD) which invokes a DataStage job. We want to expose the API operations (GET,POST,DELETE,PUT) to swagger so that API documentation can be done from swagger.
almost 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Possibility of integrating multiple GitHub repositories with DataStage Flow Designer v11.7.x in the same InfoSphere Information server environment

Hi IBM Support, We reported below issue to IBM PMR Support via TS004318080 and the PMR support team suggested to raise an enhancement request. Details below : We have recently started using InfoSphere DataStage 11.7.1.1 platform and we have succes...
about 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Ability to encrypt password when applying Infosphere Information Server patches. Authfile or inline with silent patch command

When applying updates (patches, fixes, etc.) silently, to Infosphere Information Server (/opt/IBM/InformationServer/Updates/bin/installUpdates), there is no way to script the installation of one or multiple patches without exposing credentials in ...
over 5 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Support Secure Impersonation for DataStage Big Integrate JDBC Hive connection

We are using the JAAS configuration file (JDBCDriverLogin.conf) to implement the Kerberos authentication mechanism. In our original beta testing with PX on Hadoop , we found that DataStage assumed that the Hive SPN and cache would be used for auth...
almost 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

RFE for Datastage with DB2 BLU/MPP

Client use DB2 BLU for online inquiry and Data warehouse to improve performance of Parts Information System. Their warehouse includes huge BLU table (table size is 30TB before compress) that is MPP configured.Clinent uses Datastage to load the hug...
almost 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Need to add JCC_ENFORCE_SECMEC to the DB2AUTH for product implementation

The customer has a restricted security policy for the DB2 server which is used as the XMeta repository. DB2 Database MANAGER AUTHENTICATION = SERVER_ENCRYPT DB2AUTH = JCC_ENFORCE_SECMEC As a result of the DB2 configuration Microservice pods with m...
over 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Encrypt password for scripts configured for TLS

I have configured my IIS 11.7.0.2 to use TLS from the following links https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/instructions-enabling-tls-communications-db2-databases-information-server-ibm-information-server-v11x https://www.ibm.com/support/pag...
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration

Information Server 11.7.1 - XMETA support on SQL Server 2017

In IIS 11.7.1 we have XMETA supported on SQL Server 2016, but customers already moved to 2017. We need to stay current with IIS in terms of XMETA repository support and install IIS 11.7.1 on SQL Server 2017.
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

To have a feature to update multiple ETLs at once thru DataStage designer interface

The idea is to have an additional tool or feature to allow multiple updates of similar changes to ETLs at once. This has to be done through DataStage interface. As IBM support has confirmed, 'there is no supported way of doing it' currently. Curr...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration

Encryption for DataStage repository

Our Secuity department mandate us to encrypt all databases including the DataStage XMETA repository. When we do encrypt the DB2 database XMETA with the "DATA_ENCRYPT" option on the DB2 configuration, the WebSphere is not able to connect and I am n...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration