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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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Support for setting control focus and tabindex should be added to Report Studio.

Several hours were spent trying to determine the best way to set the focus on a specific control, and tabindex of all controls, on a prompt page at report run time. I managed to get some JavaScript in place that allows me to select a control by de...
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

DB2 TDE Encryption for SPSS Entity Analytics

Hi, we are looking for a way of encryption the DB2 database that's used with SPSS Entity Analytics. At the moment although DB2 can handle TDE encryption, its not possible to do this when using Entity Analytics due to the algorithms used within SPS...
over 6 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

SOAP 1.2 supported by Datastage 9.1

We would like to launch Web Service with SOAP 1.2 in order to retrieve attaachements (text file) sent by Web Service but SOAP 1.2 is not supported by Datastage
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Optim Support Masking BLO...

No description provided
over 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Not under consideration


In order to avoid unauthorized use of the port number, the network team needs to associate the port number to the task that will be using it. Due to naming conventions, the Started Task name is 8 character long containing environment indicators (e...
over 6 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator Loader for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

pureScale Online node removal

Topic : Moving a DB2 member or a cluster caching facilityURL : It mentions about the procedure :To move the only DB2 member: 1) Stop t...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Functionality already exists

Support for replication while archiving using HPSS

HPSS failed when we tried to archive a partitioned tables that was in a CDC subscription. The partition's data is static.
over 6 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Account tree view report - export into excel

Account tree view report Possibility to export the report into Excel
over 6 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

File Connector Centrify Certified

DataStage v11.3 failed to connect to Hadoop Secure (Kerberos)Cluster. We are using Centrify for Kerberos authentication. IBM Engineering confirmed that Centrify is not supported with the File Connector. Centrify has not been tested or certified.
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

DRS Connector and Oracle Connector select only some columns when doing a "view data"

I ask to be able to view only the selected columns (instead of allt he columns) when I use the "view data" functionality with the DRS Connector and Oracle Connector.
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration