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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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Purge Functionality in Salesforce Connector to avoid records hitting recyclebin

Dear Team, I would like to get the following functionalities in Salesforce Connector 1. Capability to retrieve object structure from Salesforce connector2. Capability to call a purge API to hard delete the records from the object to avoid recycle ...
about 6 years ago in Connectivity 0 Functionality already exists

Enhancements for "hostsetup"

hostsetup script should be enhanced in the following ways:1) Naming of the startup scripts for SysV init and systemd should be consistent.2) Script should provide option for installing /etc/lsf.sudoers.3) Script should detect /etc/sudoers is prese...
about 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

Create SIG directories with REST API

When using the conductor REST API to create a SIG, it assumes that you have already created directories for history, custom settings, notebook data, and notebook extra config. The rest api should create these files and directories on the cluster i...
about 6 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Future Version 2 Not under consideration

IMS Rep: maintain/reset error status for subscriptions

There have been times when a subscription had an error that resulted in the subscription stopping, but also resulted in the started task crashing. When automation restarts the task, the errored subscription is now in an "inactive" status, in spite...
about 6 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Not under consideration

Enhance QREP peer-to-peer configuration

Currently most of the customer implementation of QREP is using 'unidirectional replication configuration' even the customer has need of bi-directional replication requirements. Normally applications occur on the source site only, the target tables...
about 6 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 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.
about 6 years ago in Master Data Management 1 Not under consideration

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 ...
about 6 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 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.
about 6 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.
about 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 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...
about 6 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Future Version 3 Not under consideration