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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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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...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future 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 ...
almost 5 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under 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.
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Planned for future release

enhancement request to allow the apache services to run as non-root.

When we start Apache services from /opt/IBM/InformationServer/ASBServer/bin on WAS server usually they are run using root only but in real-time under the QA/PROD environment root authority is restricted. So will need to request to allow and run al...
about 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Functionality already exists

Problems assign components

Dear ladies and gentlemen, we have installed ILMT 9.2.4 running with Software Catalog (Version: 2016-10-12). The software scan has discovered the following software products and components: - IBM InfoSphere Information Server Enterprise Edition fo...
about 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration

Chrome browser to be compactiable with IIS 11.5 compoments and consoles

Walmart's future web browser is Google Chrome and IE browser will be going away . As per system requirements for IIS v11.5.0.1 we could see that Web console is supported on IE 8.0,9.0 /11Could you please give your thoughts on v11.5.0.1 compatibili...
over 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Solaris 11.3.1 Workload Manager Enhancement Request

Baxter is requesting updates to Workload Manager that will enable the following functionality for the 11.3.1 Solaris build of InfoServer WLM: 1. allow queueing of sequences and 2. grouping the execution of sequence with its associated jobs.
over 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Solaris 11.3.1 Workload Manager Enhancement Request

Baxter is requesting updates to Workload Manager that willenable the following functionality for the 11.3.1 Solaris build ofInfoServer WLM: 1. allow queueing of sequences and 2.grouping the execution of sequence with its associated jobs.
over 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Eliminate checking registry key "NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation" from pre-requisites check of IIS installation

We request to eliminate checking registry key "NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation" from pre-requisites check of IBM Information Server installation. It is a requirement of IIS installation on a Windows operating system to change the registry key to 0.Ho...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration