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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 certify Java 17 for Symphony 7.3.1

We have a business need to start using Java 17. Please certify it for Spectrum Symphony 7.3.1
about 1 month ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 5 Delivered

Please certify Python 3.10 and 3.9 in Windows Platform for Spectrum Symphony 7.3.1. We are currently not in position to upgrade to 7.3.2

Our business team needs to run Python 3.9 and 3.10 programs on Spectrum Symphony Platform. We need Pythin 3.9 and 3.10 supported on Current Specturm Symphony 7.3.1 version in our env.
about 2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 1 Delivered

Official support for IDS on Alma Linux

Following the recent change in status of Centos, some customers may wish to convert their Informix servers to Alma Linux soon. This will be for both IDS 12.10 and 14.10. Can IBM/HCL certify this platform.
2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Delivered

CQMINTV - Empty intervals listing causes slowness

CQMINTV command struggles when it lists too many empty intervals(AVAIL NO). Our DBAs were quite unhappy when they figured out the issue. The problem was when the backstore datasets are removed/deleted from the disc and when CQMINTV list those as e...
2 months ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 2 Delivered

PAW Hide and Pin Servers in Server Tree

Currently the server tree displays all configured TM1 servers alphabetically, it would be beneficial for end users to be able to pin servers to top of the list. An end user that only ever logs into one instance that begins with an "s" shouldn't ha...
3 months ago in Planning Analytics 1 Delivered

Set Encrypt=false when using MS SQL Database

Since MS JDBC Driver 10.2, the default behaviour for the JDBC driver is to set encrypt=true; this causes issues with Cognos Configuration as the error messages when using the JDBC driver suggests that when the setting is SSL Encryption Enabled is ...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Delivered

Spectrum Symphony not compliant with C++17

We are migrating Banks C++ code to make it compliant with C++17 version and have noticed that IBM Spectrum Symphony is not compliant with C++17 (realeased 6 years ago). We are already receiving syntaxis warnings indicating that certain headers hac...
3 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 2 Delivered

test 2 for watson assistant

test 2 for watson assistant
4 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Delivered

SOAM_DISCONNECTION_TIMEOUT not working on SMC scenario for 7.3.0 client

In SPCS-I-917 IBM has provided a patch for Symphony 7.3.2. But clients are still running 7.3.0, as suggested by Lanzhe I'm creating this RFE for the same fix for 7.3.0. Regarding the issue of TestSleepJob hang when SMC 7.3.1 is enabled, after long...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 0 Delivered

Add zSCC support for Db2 V12.1

We're requesting support for Db2 12.1 to record SMF 1154 in order to provide data for IBM zSCC - Security and Compliance Center. Db2 12.1 is nowadays a supported version.
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered