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Improve License Scheduler to be able to read the PID of the process from lmstat

License Scheduler has a big bug that is documented in ========================================= https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/spectrum-lsf/10.1.0?topic=notes-known-issues-limitations Same features cannot be merged to the tasks When a user submits mo...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 1 Needs more information

Preserve and/or restore SSO configuration during an upgrade

Bank of America experienced a problem during an upgrade of their platform where they lost the SSO configuration. It took two weeks to diagnose and fix the problem. See support case: TS015277959
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Needs more information

Add parameter gpumodel=same for multi node-multi gpu parallel jobs.

To allow LSF more efficient scheduling for multi node multi gpu nodes (that require to run on same type of GPU's) parameter gmodel=same is very important. Today we can only define same model for CPU type but not for GPU type: Our clients are runni...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Needs more information

Enable the creation of custom governance artifacts using IBM Knowledge Catalog

This is a required capability to meet the requirements of Data Governance Processes at the customer. They want to use this custom artifact to model a concept similar to a "subject area", which needs specific attributes to be meaningful for their d...
about 1 month ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Needs more information

Conditional automatic journals to post values on different from REPO journal types

When using conditional automatic journals, it is not possible to re-direct postings to a different journal type then REPO, even if puting it on "Journal type" field, on control table. Even if filtering Trial Balance to show only REPO/BASE, automat...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 5 Needs more information

About /run/user/$uid

Could you please make "/run/user/$uid" the same for both ssh and interactive jobs? when user logon the host, /run/user/$uid is created by pam_systemd and used for storing files used by running processes for that user. When a user logs out, a...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 2 Needs more information

Possibility for the testing capabilities that can be used as other usage than compare monotith Cobol to Java/ Cobol from scratch to monolith cobol

The tools could be used for generating Cobol or Java test set for validating any kind of program, refactored or not with no purpose to Transform them with AI (could be a good point for VsCode because zUnit isn't on it). And if it's possible, compa...
2 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Needs more information

Automatically tag imported assets

Automatically assign a user pre-defined tag to all imported assets of a Metadata Import job. Example: when importing a physical data model for different databases, an auto-tag in metadata import job would help identify the assets imported (if it r...
2 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 3 Needs more information

SAS code to python code

There are opportunities where customers are exploring converting SAS code to Python code.
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant (general) 2 Needs more information

SQLCA -904 not offload on Infosphere Q-Replication job log on z/os

QREP didn’t externalize the SQLCA error -904 on Prod DB2.. Since we dont have a SQL error Monitoring tool on one of the BU Prod db2 enabled.. So debugging the issue was difficult.. There should be some repository/documentation where this SQLCA err...
3 months ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 1 Needs more information