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Increase timeout for Cognos Controller on Cloud & Excel Add-ins

Even when users are actively working on Excel for more than 60 minutes following a report refresh, the Add-ins prompt them to log out and re-login with their IBMid. This occasionally causes Excel to hang, forcing users to end the task via the Task...
about 20 hours ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Submitted

Configure PaceMaker for Db2/HADR automation using "rsync" as an option for "db2crm" script.

Ability to configure the entire PaceMaker cluster for Db2 HADR without using ftp or scp. For security reasons, some client environments do not allow the use of "ftp" or "scp". The cluster creation option accepts "rsync" as an option instead of "sc...
6 days ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

Db2 warehouse on RHEL 8

Currently Db2 warehouse isn't supported on RHEL 8. Our enterprise is upgrading all RHEL servers to version 8 and Db2wh is not compatible. So need IBM's help to provide us with DB2wh build that supports RHEL 8
7 days ago in Db2 / Warehouse 0 Planned for future release

Copy Conditional Styles from one report to another

In case of developing a group of reports within one project the styles the design of data tables is supposed to be the same. And it is hardly convinient to create the same Conditional Styles in every single report when you have dozens of them. In ...
about 15 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Allow creation of a job which can test a group of datasources, and e-mail the results to an admin

When maintenance events take place, it would be helpful to be able to schedule a job which will test all of the data sources, and notify an administrator if issues are present, so that they can be resolved proactively, prior to end-users reporting...
about 19 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Command to activate and deactivate a chore

In some cases we come across a scenario in which a chore, especially the one that executes save data all, impacts on the execution of a large process, e.g. a macro that executes several assessments, taking 1h30 to finish the execution, it would be...
2 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Enable to modify the timeout of remote desktop

TimeLine after an idle session for admin to change.
2 days ago in Planning Analytics 2 Not under consideration

SQL Data Insights - Using user-defined RACF group to associate SQL DI users instead of default group SQLDIGRP

During installation of SQL DI it is not possible to change the default group name SQLDIGRP. This group will be used, to associate SQL DI users and manage their access. But to fit in the specific conventions of RACF group names in a company, a diff...
3 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Utility for Masking of data for sharing of the TM1 instance

As of now data masking is not available for data in transit or at rest. Utility for Masking of data for sharing of the TM1 instance
3 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Removing LDAP Dependency to migrate IGC to IKG

The proposed enhancement aims to remove the constraint within the migration tool, eliminating the requirement for both the source and destination systems to be connected to the same LDAP. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for clients in ...
20 days ago in Knowledge Catalog 0 Functionality already exists