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Optim support on open source Linux

We are limited to using RHEL for Optim installs on Linux. Supporting other Linux flavors such as Ubuntu, CentOS, or AlmaLinux is desirable to drive down support costs.
11 days ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Submitted

64-bit support on Linux

Please enable 64-bit processing for Optim on Linux. Our consumers are forced to use Windows servers because of the 32-bit restriction on Linux.
11 days ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Submitted

Optim Support for Windows Server 2019

Please support Windows Server 2019 with Optim 11.3. Windows Server 2019 was released in October 2016 and mainstream support ended January 2022. We have consumers wanting to migrate to Windows Server 2019 but cannot because Optim is not supported o...
11 days ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Submitted

TRANS NID for spanish NIF/NIE should accept 9 characters

Spanish NIF/NIE has 9 characters so the TRANS NID function always skip the source row because it detects invalid lenght. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/iotdm/11.3?topic=function-masking-spanish-fiscal-identification-numbers
about 1 year ago in Optim / Optim Data Privacy 6 Not under consideration

Optim TDM 11.7 for DB2 on z/OS - Overrides for both, SRCCID and DESTCID in Table Maps

Hello IBM, We use Optim TDM extensively for setting up Test Data by extracting from Live and inserting into different UAT environments. Instead of generating the jobs each time a request comes, we have a set of batch jobs that are run when a reque...
9 months ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 1 Future consideration

Optim to make use of REST API / S3 protocol instead CIFS protocol

The problem statement is below: OPTIM is unable the read any archive file from HCP device (cifs protocol used) and this has become more frequent for the past two weeks. The archive file written locally can be retrieved without any IO Error. The Op...
3 months ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

When an archive file is deleted through Optim, the corresponding XML file should also be deleted.

This will prevent clients from having to manually delete files. This is being raised on behalf of case TS006385839.
7 months ago in Optim 1 Future consideration

Optim Separate File LOB Extract

Optim Connect does not offer a way to extract CLOBS or BLOB data types to separate files. If you have a file imbedded in a BLOB field a 3rd party tool is required to extract the data. Optim Connect does not have support for CLOBs and maps it t...
almost 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Application Retirement 0 Future consideration

Missing pdf docs for Optim TestData Management 11.7

No pdf-documentation is actually available
about 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 2 Future consideration

Optim Db2 LUW - LOAD support in IXF format when there are XML data type fields in the table.

Optim does not support to perform a LOAD process using IXF format when there are XML data type fields in the table. Note that IXF is a more robust/compact format to exchange data between Db2 databases. See cases: TS003467645 and TS003290043 (two d...
over 1 year ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration