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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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Support for Custom Transformer (Parallel) Routines in DFD

DataStage Flow Designer in 11.7 does not support custom parallel transformer routines. When attempting to compile a job that uses a custom transformer routine from the DataStage Flow Designer interface, compilation fails. This results in a hard de...
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Sensitive information in URL

During the assessment it was observed that application was sending User ID in URL.
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Control Flow Guard (CFG) not enabled

It was observed that the thick client application, "IBM Infosphere DSDesign ", does not have Control Flow Guard (CFG) enabled.Control Flow Guard is a security feature which helps protect applications against memory corruption vulnerabilities by re...
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Data Execution Prevention (DEP) disabled and Application Without ASLR Protection.

Vulnerability : 1) Data Execution Prevention (DEP) disabled Observation : The application "DSDesign.exe" executable was not using the DEP protection. Since DEP is disabled, arbitrary exploit codes can be written and executed from memory location l...
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Improper error handling and Control Flow Guard (CFG) not enabled.

Vulnerability : 1) Improper error handling Observation : Ineffective error handling in application exposes internal application information to application users,which can help the enumeration of application components by an attacker. Recommendatio...
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

During the assessment it was observed that there was Cleartext transmission of sensitive information like username and password in the application.

FixIt is recommended to configure servers to use encrypted channels for communication by implementing TLS.It is also recommended to encrypt the passwords , It is recommended to not send any sensitive information in plain text. It should be either ...
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

IGC_IGD - Unrestricted file upload

It is Observed that the application is allowing malicious content while uploading a file.
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Ability to add a "filter expression" to a ServiceNow configuration in MettleCI Workbench

MettleCI Workbench uses ServiceNow's GET /now/table/{tableName} endpoint (and similarly for other WIM systems) to search for issues. The actual REST call performed is generated based on the ServiceNow IssueManagement configuration and search terms...
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review

datatype uuid in Datastage Greenplum Connector

The database of my source table is Greenplum. The datatype of a field is UUID but this doesn't exists in Datastage. When I import the table definitions of this table then then the SQL type is -11.
12 months ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Compatibility with SAP S/4 HANA 2021

Our company is upgrading from SAP ECC to SAP S/4 2021. We use datastage to retrieve data from SAP via SAP PACK for application Our existing jobs continue to work with S/4 2021. On the other hand, it is not possible to generate a new ABAP ...
about 1 year ago in DataStage 2 Not under consideration