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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.

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AWS S3 connector through proxy

System: InfoSphere Metadata Asset ManagerActor: Client get the data from Amazon cloud Description: We are trying to get catalog from cloud in IMAM using AWS 3 connector. We are not able to establish the successful connection to cloud and it is thr...
over 5 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Functionality already exists

SSL/TLS connection between metadata repository and service tier.

As per recent case (TS007746794) with IBM, it is confirmed that TLS/SSL connection doesn't support between metadata repository and service tier. Recently our system is migrated to oracle 19c and as per company standard there must not be any non ss...
10 months ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Submitted

Need to add JCC_ENFORCE_SECMEC to the DB2AUTH for product implementation

The customer has a restricted security policy for the DB2 server which is used as the XMeta repository. DB2 Database MANAGER AUTHENTICATION = SERVER_ENCRYPT DB2AUTH = JCC_ENFORCE_SECMEC As a result of the DB2 configuration Microservice pods with m...
over 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

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...
almost 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration

Make available a list of supported Source/Target Connections and the supported versions

Please provide a list off all the supported data sources and versions. I believe this is currently already provided for other products ( e.g. Cognos - the 'supported software - data sources ' tab on the Software Product Compatibility Report "https...
about 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Functionality already exists

Missing parameters for job starts via the Operations Console

Job starts via the Operations Console behave differently than via the DataStage Director Client. While all parameters for a parameter set are displayed and can be changed in the Director, this is unfortunately not the case in the Operations Consol...
about 1 year ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Under review

Bundle an ODBC driver for Microsoft Access with Information Server

Information Server does not include an ODBC driver for Microsoft Access. There are several problems with using the Microsoft one on windows and there is no driver available on linux.
about 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 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.
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Ability to encrypt password when applying Infosphere Information Server patches. Authfile or inline with silent patch command

When applying updates (patches, fixes, etc.) silently, to Infosphere Information Server (/opt/IBM/InformationServer/Updates/bin/installUpdates), there is no way to script the installation of one or multiple patches without exposing credentials in ...
about 5 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Azure Authentication for IIS DataStage Trust Association Interceptor

Information Security directive within UPS to Azure Authentication to ensure valid users. UPS has been using EAM which is no longer supported and UPS is moving to Azure. Currently users are required to sign on to a DataStage environment and provide...
about 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Planned for future release