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Documentation request - Changes that invalidate packages

Documentation request - Changes that invalidate packages This is a great document and I refer to it often when planning production changes. I'd like to see it enhanced so here's a few suggestions. 1) Make the titles for the objects BOL...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

CP4D: Watson Pipeline High Availability (HA) and disruption free upgrades during version /OCP upgrades.

Our customer is requiring a “highly available” deployment (described as 99.5% up time) to support a business critical workload. They are using many of cloud Pak for data services. However , they are running few mission critical data analytics pipe...
2 months ago in 0 Delivered

Handle intermediate CA expiration issue

If we add CAFILE parameter in security setting in the cluster, the client can connect to vemkd with only ROOT CA. But it still cannot connect to SD EGO_DEFAULT_TS_PARAMS="SSL[ CAFILE=/opt/middleware/certs/truststore.pem ,CERTIFICATE=/opt/middlewar...
3 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 3 Delivered

HostFactory should release all EC2 instances when all workloads are completed

Currently HF will not release the EC2 instances when prestarted instances are running even without workloads pending/running. In our case, we are using Terraform to provision the cluster, we need HF to release all the EC2 instances before tearing ...
4 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 3 Delivered

Source data type in Catalog

The source data type is not visible in the catalog. The type that is displayed in not the actual Data type instead it is the "Inferred data type" and this is fully dependendent on the sampling used in the Metadata enrichment at project.
4 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Delivered

Change in roles from v4.6 to v4.7 not documented and incorrect display in CP4D UI

Roles were changed from v4.6.x to 4.7.x: Access Advanced Governance, Access Data Quality, and Manage Data Quality roles were removed and Access Data Quality Asset Types and Manage Asset Discovery were added. Two issues:1) There is no documentation...
5 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 0 Delivered

HostFactory returns hosts with pre-start service

Currently, hostfactory does not calculate with pre-started service. but can not return the hosts with pre-started services. This causes the huge waste. Our user case for an app 4 scheduled hosts up 24x7 with 40 pre-start services to meet our short...
5 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 1 Delivered

Associating Profiles to Groups

If we have a group associated to the profile In Openpages and we add a new user to that group the user isn't being assigned/associated to the profile. The profile is associated to the users and not to the groups. So it causes manual work of assign...
5 months ago in OpenPages Ideas / Administration 2 Delivered

Db2 Archive Tables Are Not Available for Selection in Recovery Expert

When using the GUI to display a list of tables under a schema used for Db2 Archive Transparency tables, none of the archive tables are shown. (In my case, only the LOB tables that are associated with the archive tables were displayed.) It seems co...
5 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered

Explanation of Pre-selected Recovery Plans

It is unclear to the user of RE as to why certain recovery plans are pre-selected when generating a recovery plan for an object. There needs to be a clear explanation as to why certain recovery plans automatically pre-selected by RE when using opt...
5 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered