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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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Cloud Pak for Data Platform

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Mounting Shared drives with restrictive permissions

A way to mount shared drives (CIFS shares) in a capacity that utilises each users existing permissions on the remote share. Currently the way that we this is set up for CP4D (3.0.1) is utilising defined account credentials that are stored in a sec...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Functionality already exists

Serviceability Driven Asset Management (S-DAM) - a new approach to Asset Performance & Reliability Management

Asset Performance & Reliability Management is just on the verge of next massive transformation. Industry 4.0, Edge Computing, Hybrid Cloud and Hybrid Analytics are changing the age old reliability approach. Asset survivability is not the sole ...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Not under consideration

Enhance Authentication and Authorization

Currently LDAP integration with SAML SSO (OKTA in our case) is not supported in IBM Cloud Pack for Data. This needs to enabled as as Authentication can work with SSO and Authorization will be using LDAP groups.
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Planned for future release

Enable Cp4d to run on AWS kubernetes

We are WEX users and now exploring CP4D. As we have very big environment, currently WEX manages all WEX components. Deploying CP4d adds another Openshift in addition RHEL. So the team has to support Cp4d, Openshift, RHEL and al add-ons. We are pla...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Not under consideration

No logging available for troublehsooting

With lot of excitements, we deployed CP4D on Openshift on-premise. Unfortunately we are uncovering issues one by one. One of key issue is troubleshooting. Example when discovery crawl shows no document, there is no information about why no documen...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Planned for future release

Simplify setting up CP4D monitoring and alerting #cpfield

Setting up CP4D alerting (e.g. forwarding alerts to slack/email) should be as simple as when setting up alerting for OCP with Prometheus. Everything should be able to be done in the web console. This would enable people who are not experienced w...
8 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Allow users to change their language in profile

Our application is used by people from different countries. At the moment the only option of changing the language in CP4D is to change the default one in the browser. Having the option either on main page or profile would be a lot easier.
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Needs more information

"Create and run diagnostics" jobs action should available under "View platform health" permission

We have certain group of restricted users, who need to have permission for collect diagnostics data in case of any problem encounter with CPD and open support ticket with IBM. But these group of restricted users shouldn’t have permission to "Stop ...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Ability to failover quickly (sync between active and passive production systems)

Problem Today, it takes too long to install and upgrade CPD/WKC, resulting in change freeze for the business and blocking users from making metadata updates in WKC during upgrades. This negatively impacts GM's business operations. The way it is wi...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0

Capture CP4D UI Configuration and Deployment Responses - Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

I am working with an IBM team implementing CP4D across a large industrial enterprise for both operational and business use cases. I have advocated using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools like RH Ansible to provide consistency and stability across...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Under review