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Provide MSI switch to include PROXYHOST and PROXYPORT to pass through AUTHCODE

Currently need to use licenseactivator.exe post install to licence SPSS via a proxy. We use PROXYHOST and PROXYPORT parameters to pass AUTHCODE to licence SPSS using licenseactivator.exe. We were wanting to do this at the installation stage via MS...
over 7 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

Data upload Rollback feature

Dear Team, At the moment there is no feature with in controller that can restrict import of the data If there is an error in any of the data entry. For e.g If user is encountering any single error while doing data upload .. the Controller must not...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Build spatial functions for Banco do Brasil

Banco do Brasil needs the following functions on DB2: Compound Line String and Oriented Point, functions that are part of the ISO 13249 They sent us the link to compare the functionality against Oracle:
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Spatial 0 Not under consideration

[Support Matrix] - Request Symphony icpc compiler support

Customer using Intel icpc -O3 compiler/option to compile Symphony application client and service, and find an issue: the service always core dump when new a message object in onInvoke(), but run well when new it in onCreateService().Customer reque...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1/ 3 Not under consideration

[DevOps][Localization] - Request Symphony Chinese edition GUI and CLI

Since 2012, Several local customer request Symphony Chinese Edition GUI and CLI, including nudt, JiangSu PSB, Tianjin Binhai PSB, FJMCC, Newland.As the G11n framework is done in production, to minimize effort, it's make sense to translate resource...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1/ 3 Not under consideration

Enabling symbloc link of PA conf directory to shared directory

1. The JVM version we are currently using in PA does not work well with s-link 2. With current PA design, PA data collection node does request a CONF directory on local FileSystem, there are some parameters are applied to local binaries, h...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

ReportStudio/WorkspaceAdv ReportLayout expression to support coalesce function to handle NULL string concatenation problems

FM/ReportStudio/WorkspaceAdv supports COALESCE function to handle NULL string values. This is useful when an output string is concatenation of several items and some of the items could be NULL. In most cases we want to handle NULL string values as...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

[Cluster Management]Failover - Block original master from reinserting itself as master after a failure

Give the ability to the grid administrator to decide if original master should reinsert itself as master after a failure.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 3 Not under consideration

New admin view to retrieve the object characteristics

Add a new admin view ADMIN_ALL_OBJECTS to retrieve the object type and characteristics from any objects
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

CLEF DATA WRITER NODE generating pim/par files

Add the ability to CLEF Data Writer nodes to publish streams, that is, generate the pim and par files needed to run the stream in Modeler Solution Publisher.The properties to be published in the pim and par files for the CLEF Data Writer node can ...
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration