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Some of the user accounts - show up as Unavailable and doesn't point to a specific name/user

Whenever the user left the organization user names get removed from LDAP but not in Catalog automatically and its getting displayed as unavailable without pointing to any user name. Attaching image for your reference.
5 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review

Old users are still part of all the catalogs and projects even after moved away from organization.

After user left the organization and user is been removed from ADOM group the ICP4D needs to have the capability to remove the users, but what could be the consequences like if the left user has any assets or projects or catalogs associated with h...
5 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Needs more information

Enhance AUTO_DB_BACKUP backup image pruning rule

When enabling AUTO_DB_BACKUP you also enable backup image pruning which is process that is executed in addition and independent of the alternative automatic recovery object pruning controlled by parameters NUM_DB_BACKUPS, REC_HIS_RETENTN when AUTO...
6 days ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Submitted

Function in Openpages to push the user's email recorded in Openpages to Cognos Analytics without developing cognos SDK

Currently the email recorded for an user in Oppenpages and the email in Cognos are not sync, a business will have to manually type their email address when trying to send report to themself. There is no way to add that for the user themself withou...
6 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Administration 1 Under review

Set the same Group Span for multiple columns in List object in Report Studio

currently in report studio of Cognos, there is no way to highlight multiple columns and set the same group span. have to high light each column and click on the group span and select multiple time. This is very annoying and not user friendly, grea...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

To have SSO working with Opepages and IBM Cognos for Office

Is there a way to log into Cognos from IBM cognos for office when it is through Openage and SSO is used? Notes: we have the Login redirect URL set under Manage > Config > System and since we are on OP 8.3, it no longer support Internet explo...
6 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Reporting 2 Not under consideration

DB2_FMP_FODC variable needs to be extended to application traps

Failures in DB2 may result in Trap files, by default written to the directory where DIAGPATH is set, usually $HOME. To avoid disk-full conditions, this can be redirected with db2set variables DB2_FODC and DB2_FMP_FODC for most of the FODC traps. H...
25 days ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Submitted

Sensitive Information disclosure

During our security assessment of deployed CP4D platform, our auditors have identified that the application displays Sensitive Information related to the backend technologies in the response. An attacker to gain more intelligence about the web ser...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH with PDQ should favour use of indices for sort when more than one column is specified

Currently (in my testing) any UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH statement with PDQ specifying more than one column will not use indices for sort and will instead scan the table, write to temporary files and sort. This is true even when all columns spe...
14 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Sort data calculations should not be used to determine number of passes for UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH statements where an index is used, fix misleading explain output

UPDATE STATISTICS MEDIUM/HIGH can be used with an explain option. The explain file always shows a sort data calculation which then determines the number of table scans (passes) the database engine will undertake. These are calculated before any de...
14 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted