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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Cloud Pak for Data Platform

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Selectable storage class for Storage Volumes

Cloudpak 4 Data in 3.5+ allows users to create (user) storage volumes from the UI. This feature has three options, one is 'external NFS'. This request is only applicable for this alternative. Technically this creates a PV and a matching PVC on the...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 4 Functionality already exists

Backup/Restore all the services at one action

To backup/restore procedure for CPD has some steps and it is complicated. We hope we can backup/restore each pods, services, whole system including storage at one action ie Web UI.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Functionality already exists

Customer should be able to swap the storage type used in Cloud Pak for Data

Customer want to switch from NFS/Portworx based persistent volume storage used for Cloud Pak for Data into OpenShift Data Foundation(OCS) storage to make their cluster production ready. This will provide the snapshot capability for use with Backup...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Unify the CASE package version number with CP4D refresh version number

We have too many version number in CP4D and its services. For example, CASE package version, Operator version, Operand version and Service version. Operator and operand versions https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cp-data/4.0?topic=planning-ope...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Add configuration options for LDAP Names to GUI in CPD

There is currently no way to configure what names are pulled from LDAP in the user interface for LDAP Configuration in CPD. After working with Harjit Thind, it was decided that we should open a development request to expose these configuration opt...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Needs more information

AWS EFS CSI Driver support

We had built CP4D env on AWS. Once v4.0 release, AWS EFS is not supported. Even other cloud service's NFS storages are still supported. We heard it caused by technical limitation of EFS with NFS protocol, and CSI(Container Storage Interface) has ...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Planned for future release

Delete Old Platform Connections

As source systems are phased out of organizations, there is a need to remove previously configured platform connections in cloud pak for data, particularly when any assets from that platform connection have been removed from cloud pak for data. We...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Is a defect

Security Settings for Services based on User Groups and/or LDAP

Administering users can be quite hard when every single user must be set manually. Especially in large environments. In CP4D user groups can not be used to control access to services like Cognos, PA, Discovery and so on. It would be lot easier, if...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Planned for future release

Platform management UI health check enhancements

Situation: Currently there is no single holistic UI/command to validate the overall health of CPD and installed cartridges' /modules. Pain Point: some functionality or dependencies could be missing and users, application support would not know and...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 4 Functionality already exists

Cloud Pak for Data can run and work well in the Antivirus SW scanning environment

Cloud Pak for Data takes strict security measures to address the security concerns from customer from both platform and underlying OS level as below: 1)Cloud Pak for Data Security White Paper https://community.ibm.com/HigherLogic/System/DownloadDo...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Not under consideration