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Need the ability to define default values for data exception handling

This is for Classic CDC for z/OS V11.3. Currently, replication will fail if it hits a data exception error such as blanks in a numeric field. We do not want replication to end on this type of scenario. There is a parameter, CSDATAVALIDATEACT that ...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

MDM Inspector support for "<>" characters in user passwords

We would like the MDM system, and Inspector specifically, to support user passwords that contain the less than < and greater than > characters.
over 5 years ago in Master Data Management 1 Not under consideration

Support SQL Server Clusters for InfoSphere repositories

My customer is using SQL Server Clusters and wants to be able to use them for the InfoSphere repositories... i.e. xmeta, xmetasr, iadb, srdb, esdb, dsodb.
over 5 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Add 32-bit (x86) OS support to LSF 10

I would like to ask for 32-bit (x86) Linux operating system support added to LSF 10.1 and beyond.
over 5 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

need a way to test entered scenarios for IA rules

when creating an IA rule, often something validates but does not run or runs but produces results other than expected. when running against a huge target dataset, though, testing of specific scenarios or finding such records is difficult. especial...
over 5 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration

Ephemeral port range can be adjusted for FAM

The customer system need to use the firewall among each host node due to their security reason. Instead of the solution Stop firewalld, the random port ascd of the ephemeral port(Linux 32768-6100) on all nodes is listening for FAM connection shoul...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Future Version 3 Not under consideration

Need 'Mapping' option to migrate FastTrack specs via ISTOOL

I couldn't select the real product because it wasn't listed, but the issue is migrating mapping specs into our metadata repository. Right now the only way is VERY slow and manual. Using ISTOOL we have no option to remap variables to their new attr...
over 5 years ago in Information Server - Governance 0 Not under consideration

CDC should show the hostname which the user is already connect to datastore from.

In CDC management console, when "Mutiuser Configuration" is enabled.if the user A already connect to datastore from management console in some one windows env. when customer want to connect to datastore by user A from another windows env, the data...
over 5 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration

Inconsistent cross-referencing in Command Syntax Reference reduces usability

The primary issue is 'bundling' subcommands in the Command Syntax Reference CSR). Under each main syntax command, there is an 'outline' or schematic of the available commands. Each of these commands *should* have a separate detailed entry to expla...
over 5 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

Convert DB2 GBK database to GB18030 without database re-creation

SEAC ( State Ethnic Affairs Commission ) issued a new regulation recently. Database codepage GB18030 is required for information systems in sectors of government and public service. DB2 has the limitation of having to re-create database if databas...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration