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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Version 5.1
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 6, 2016

[Cluster Management] Add RFC2131: enable soamdeploy flat directory structure on Symphony 5.1

The RFC2131 feature implemented in SYM 4.1 was not taken into SYM 5.1 or versions afterwards caused by lacking of usage feedback a few years back [IBM contact person: Jun Zhu (], we need this feature for Symphony 5.1, as some leaf consumers of same parent consumer need run with different OS accounts.

  • Guest
    Dec 7, 2020

    .This request can be solved by using short consumer name deployment.

  • Guest
    Mar 20, 2017

    This RFE's Headline was changed after submission to reflect the headline of an internal request we were already considering, but will now track here.

  • Guest
    Jan 7, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #82148 in product Platform Symphony.