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Add support for connecting WKC to Egeria using external Kafka cluster with Kerberos

We have been trying to setup WKC & Egeria metadata exchange messages but, when the external Kafka cluster is using kerberos the configuration does not work. Customer is requesting add support to secure messages exchange between Kafka and WKC u...
3 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 2 Needs more information

Allow resource limit ELIGIBLE_PEND_JOBS usage for APPS

I would like to have a limit ELIGIBLE_PEND_JOBS for the consumer APPS. The reason is an application which needs licenses from a license server. In case of many simultanously dispatched jobs the license server overloads. Up to now the resource limi...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Needs more information

Display Trace owner when OPx buffer used

The -DISPLAY TRACE(*) command does not indicate which address space owns the trace when the destination is OPx. Since the OPx destination must be managed by some product/address space it would be helpful to know this. A typical scenario: The syspr...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Needs more information

REBUILD - After recovery of TS is NPSI improvement

Recovered SEMHNSA Partition 1 which has a NPSI. Rebuild has no idea that only partition 1 was recovered and rebuilds all the partitions for NPSI XEMHUNSA. Believe improvements need to be made to make the REBUILD know that only partition 1 needs to...
5 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Needs more information

Print Report Wizard functionality in Planning Analtyics for Excel

Client requires to select various elements depending on need, either on the number of project elements which need to be printed out or the number of versions.
3 months ago in Planning Analytics 2 Needs more information

Full package support for Restful services

A restful service contains one and only one SQL statement and is, simply put, a mini-static package. It was delivered with a couple of problems. Firstly, the only way to tell if this static package is a restful service is to look at the HOSTLANG c...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Needs more information

Spectrum LSF's k8s support

Spectrum LSF used to provide an adapter for k8s as a container orchestration to use with LSF's job scheduling as its add-on function, which is withdrawn now. The customer would like to restore it so they could improve portability/availability and ...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Needs more information

Request to differentiate the import selection from Assets to Schemas | Tables.

Right now whenever we select the assets in the import section irrespective of the selection between schemas/tables it displays as assets.
3 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Needs more information

Catalog and project export feature are not available in ICP4D

Summary: In the previous version, we had the option to export the project/catalog but in the current 4.6.5, the feature is not Available. Our team wants to bulk export the project/catalog assets, due to this limitation team are unable to achieve t...
about 2 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 2 Needs more information

Oracle NEXTVAL function to a character column with Optim's propagation function

Recovery of a key by Oracle number distributor to a 'VARCHAR' column. The customer (COVEA, an ISP contract worth 120 million euros) would like to be able to use the NEXTVAL function to apply it directly to a column defined as a VARCHAR in a primar...
6 months ago in Optim / Optim Data Privacy 4 Needs more information