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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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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.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Encryption for DataStage repository

Our Secuity department mandate us to encrypt all databases including the DataStage XMETA repository. When we do encrypt the DB2 database XMETA with the "DATA_ENCRYPT" option on the DB2 configuration, the WebSphere is not able to connect and I am n...
about 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration

Access to container and AM logs submitted by other user IDs in BigIntegrate

We would like to be able to see the container and AM logs submitted by other user IDs in BigIntegrateWe would like a functionality in Yarn (BigIntegrate) that allow other users to see the AM and container logs of the submitting user as allowed for...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Suppress the "Operation category READ is not supported in state standby" warning message

Warning messages are appearing in all jobs and commands that use DataStage datasets after the Hadoop primary namenode server (xhadnamem1p) fails over to the secondary node (xhadnamem2p). In some cases the warnings are causing aborts due to the num...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Please consider to add functionality on “istool” command line for packaging management for IIS 11.3 version.

Currently, only it exists possibility to create, build and send Datastage packages (.pkg format), using the command line command “istool” The requirement is to have possibility to delete and update existing packages on the command line, using ...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Infosphere DataStage installer parameterizable directory paths for client installer

We would like to be able to package the installer by using different directories at the request of our cyber security team because they reported abuse of these defaults are being reported more lately.
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

More efficient ISALite Check for IMAM import area connections.

Part of the ISALite general health check includes a check for InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager (IMAM) Import Area connections. Specifically, it test the connection for every single Import Area to ensure they're still valid/functioning. This quick...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Request For ESSBase native connector in InfoSphere Information Server (IIS)

As per our Business Team discussion, we need to get the ESSBASE native connector in IIS(V11.5) We Currently have IIS 11.5 Suit Installed with all products of ETL, Data Cleaning, Quality and Governance tools, Please provide ESSBASE native connector...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Request For ESSBase native connector in Information Analyzer(IA)

As peer our Business Team discussion, we need to get the ESSBASE native connector in Information Analyzer (IA). We Currently have IIS 11.5 Suit Installed with all products of ETL, Data Cleaning, Quality and Governance tools, We would like to Conne...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

InfoSphere Information Server 11.5 on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12

We need to install InfoSphere Information Server 11.5 on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 on IBM z Systems, but this is not supported.
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Not under consideration

Non root Installation without having the execute permission to the /etc/security directory in AIX

We are using IBM Infosphere Information Server v9.1.2.0.In order to configure the DataStage Engine in AIX to run the dsrpcd process as a none root process. The following files need at least the following permissions in orderfor a user to authentic...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Not under consideration