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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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RedHatEnterprise 7.2+ x86-64 tested and supported with IIS

Hi,we need to know if it is possible to run IIS on RedHat 7.2+, since we have stakeholders coming in on new servers built on that OS level. And OS team will not have the servers running on release 6 any longer. That means we might have to...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

provide Information Server 64 bit on windows

Large parts of Information Server are still 32 bits on windows server, including DataStage. (IIS is fully 64 bit on linux/Aix). Customer expectation is that this is 64 bits and are surprised otherwise nowadays.
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

DataStage - orchadminn cp command - copy the schema and contents with the target

orchadminn cp command doesn't copy the schema if the target file already exists.IHAC knows that it works fine if the target is deleted and orchadminn cp is executed.However, the man page is not clear, Copy the schema, contents and preserve-partiti...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

WSDL 2.0 support enhancment

We would like Datastage to support WSDL 2.0 importing.
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Support for Custom URL within File connector HDFS

We need to import data files and folders as well as the file structure to IGC from Atlas HDFS, which is not possible when using Custom url.
about 2 years ago in DataStage 4 Not under consideration

How to clone IIS environment

Our IIS environment consists of 3 tiers:• Services tier host• Engine tier host• Metadata repository on Oracle database We are looking into way how to “clone” such an environment and produce a new environment, which is placed on different...
about 6 years ago in DataStage 1 Not under consideration

Add a "Test Derivation" option for Transformer derivations

When coding Transformer derivations it would be very nice to have (similar to "Validate Derivation") a "Test Derivation" Option that would work like a "View Data" in e.g. a Connector Stage. When using this option, DataStage would ask for the value...
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Data Stage v11.5 - View Data

Please be advice that I am not always on bank site therefore sometimes it will take me few days to reply your emails. we have migrate our data stage from version 8.5 to 11.5. due to the reason that 11.5 dose not supported any more with OCI stage...
about 3 years ago in DataStage 2 Not under consideration

Need a DataStage super operator role with export permission

We have a requirement due to SOX auditing rules that developers can have read-only access to the DataStage jobs in production. However, we would still like the developers to be able to export the jobs so they can be moved to the non-prod environme...
over 3 years ago in DataStage 3 Not under consideration

Need WebSphere MQ 9.x supported by InfoSphere Information Server - DataStage 11.5

Currently we are 50 percent complete of a new a Grid enabled InfoSphere Information Server - DataStage build. We learned that this version supports WebSphere MQ - 7.1.x, 7.5.x, 8.0. We were expecting to install version of MQ - see...
over 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration