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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Flexibility to Make Attributes Searchable After Creation in Match360

Currently, in the Match360 data model, an attribute can only be designated as searchable during its initial creation. Once the attribute is created and published, it cannot be altered as a searchable attribute. This lack of flexibility restricts t...
9 days ago in Master Data Management 0 Submitted

Hide merged members

We have many entities in our database that have a high volume of merged records that make it difficult to review tasks for remediation. The work around is to scroll up and down and remove records from the records attribute section one at a time or...
3 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Submitted

Match360 should be able to show ‘goodness’ or quality of relationship among individuals

Thank you May for walking us through the relationship logic in the app yesterday. We are developing using m360 IDs to uncover 2nd and 3rd degree relationships. But the client is exploring diff possibilities for exposing relationships among the dat...
3 months ago in Master Data Management 1 Future consideration

IBM MDM Support of PosgreSQL as repository database

We have got information that such feature is being implemented half year back. We tried to ask about the status via support case and have been forwarded to this tool as the proper channel for the question. Is our information correct that the featu...
3 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Submitted

MDM SE: Support newer versions of java in madapi.jar

Currently madapi.jar only works with java 8*. Any newer version breaks due to issues with how java 9 repackaged xml based classes, and any fix will need code changes. Since other java components require newer versions of java (e.g. the latest spri...
3 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Submitted

Upgrade Log4j from 1.x to 2.x in IBM Infosphere MDM Platform.

Current IBM MDM versions 12.x and 11.x uses Log4j 1.2.6 version which is Outdated, officially end of life from Apache and it is no longer maintained. Hence recommendation is to upgrade the Log4j to its latest version 2.x in IBM MDM platform that w...
4 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Under review

Customer raised concerns over PUT method used by MDM instead they want to use POST

Sharing the concern raised by bank’s security group. If we can address the same please. Thanks If PUT method if enabled, an attacker may be able to place arbitrary and potentially malicious content into the application. Depending on the server's c...
5 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Submitted

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management AE - Enhance Kafka property files to store encrypted password for MDM Kafka publishing

Currently IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management AE v12 is not supporting to encrypt the Kafka user/password when publishing MDM message to external kafka server. IBM PMR team suggested to enter clear text password in wsjaas.conf file to pass the u...
5 months ago in Master Data Management 1 Under review

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management AE/SE v11.6.0.11 should be supported supported on Windows 2019 Standard Edition

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management AE/SE v11.6.0.11 is currently not supported on Windows 2019 Standard Edition. IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management AE/SE v11.6.0.11 should be supported supported on Windows 2019 Standard Edition
6 months ago in Master Data Management 1 Not under consideration

Allow message brokers to auto-start on boot of Linux

Would like the MDM message brokers to be able to restart on their own after a reboot of a Linux server. Currently have to manually restart after reboot when patches are applied or server is shutdown. Recently switched from windows to Linux on AWS....
8 months ago in Master Data Management 1 Not under consideration