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Remove Requirement for inserting stored procedures

The requirement for gaining access to the permissions to have the product insert the stored procedures is an issue for us. It would be very good to remove this requirement and not require the use of stored procedures.
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

Add additional functions to Optim Connect

Optim Connect should support some additional functions that are now being supported by the various DBMS out there. An example is the COALESCE function. We frequently have to convert queries supplied to by the business because they have functions u...
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Process large reference tables by partition

As I understand it, reference tables will only be process with one thread at a time. However, I know that large tables that are not reference tables are spilt up by keys to allow for multi threaded processing. It seems that if you have a reference...
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Allow record count limit for reference tables

We only do Archive for decommission. We like to test Optim against each of the tables to ensure we will not have any surprises when we run the full archive. It is very disappointing to run an archive and have it fail several hours into the process...
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Batch or Multi Delete of Archive Requests and Access Definitions

Currently we have a method to test Optim archive against the tables that we are going to archive. To do this against Sql server, we have to take the Access definition and archive request and generate one per table. This causes a large number of it...
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Temporal Tables by default in vNext Db2 Optim Directory

We want to set up an automated purge of Optim Archives but would like to preserve the metadata about each archive so we can do time travel queries to track the lifecycle of our archives. This might, could or should be a requirement for records man...
over 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 2 Future consideration

Export & Import Optim Registry from command line

Submitter's ranking of priority:Medium - Lack of the RFE functionality is a minor road block to deployment/adoption Description: We currently have to use the GUI to export and import Optim Registry entries from one Windows workstation/server to an...
over 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 1 Future consideration

Enable authentication on non-root instances of Optim Connect Server

IBM Software RFE Community: View request
almost 5 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Optim Archive Classic/Designer Workstation run WITHOUT ADMIN RIGHTS

Infosphere Optim Archive Classic/Designer Workstation to run without needing Admin Rights on the windows. Installation with Admin Rights is ok, but the product needs to be able to run WITHOUT Admin Rights. IBM Software RFE Community: View request
over 5 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

Allow Optim Archive Server to see NAS mounted storage on Windows implementations to put archive files to

Description: When running the Optim Archive Application as a Service and running an archive job on the Server, the tool returns an error that it cannot see the NAS drive destination which the archive job is suppose to write to. When running the ar...
over 5 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration