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


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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:


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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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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Support SQL Server with SSL enabled XMeta repository in IS 11.7.1

Support SQL Server with SSL enabled XMeta repository in IS 11.7.1
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Planned for future release

Encrypt password for scripts configured for TLS

I have configured my IIS 11.7.0.2 to use TLS from the following links https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/instructions-enabling-tls-communications-db2-databases-information-server-ibm-information-server-v11x https://www.ibm.com/support/pag...
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration

importing a job from project isx archive

as part of our data stage backup plan, we used to backup projects every week. but there is no option to restore 1-2 jobs in the current method from archive. can you include this feature for istool import.
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Planned for future release

RTC 6.0.6 connectivity with Infosphere Information server v 11.7

We want to maintain datastage code in Rational Team Concert by establishing a connection between Information server manager and RTC.
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Not under consideration

Information Server 11.7.1 - XMETA support on SQL Server 2017

In IIS 11.7.1 we have XMETA supported on SQL Server 2016, but customers already moved to 2017. We need to stay current with IIS in terms of XMETA repository support and install IIS 11.7.1 on SQL Server 2017.
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

To have separate timeout configuration for session expiration of interactive users sessions and back-end batch processes

Based on the recommendation for large metadata import - https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21621492 Inactive Session timeout needs to be configured to longer timeout value (86400 seconds) as metadata import batch processes run for...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 2 Not under consideration

OVF installation media

Package Information Server installations as OVF files. Our I.T. team wants to deploy future version of DataStage in a VMWare environment. OVF format would facilitate that. Our work around is to perform a standard installation into each virtual mac...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Not under consideration

Adding the microservices tier to an existing IIS 11.7.1 installation

Add the option to install the microservices tier (a.k.a. Unified Governance stack) after the installation of IIS 11.7.1 is already finished. This is not currently possible as documented in https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSZJPZ_11.7...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Functionality already exists

To have a feature to update multiple ETLs at once thru DataStage designer interface

The idea is to have an additional tool or feature to allow multiple updates of similar changes to ETLs at once. This has to be done through DataStage interface. As IBM support has confirmed, 'there is no supported way of doing it' currently. Curr...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration

Better messages in setup to help on debug

I had a problem during IBM Information Server installation. It passes all the prereqs verification, than I choose to use an exisitng WebSPhere installation and it returns an error after discovering the WAS Profile. WARNING: com.ibm.is.install.ui...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration