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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

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Override filesystem option for DSNASMKD, DSNLSMKD, DSNWSMKD and DSNISMKD jobs

For modules that create USS directories, the following modules exist: DSNASMKD, DSNLSMKD, DSNWSMKD, DSNISMKD They will all create directories under /usr/lpp/db2 or /usr/lpp/db2c10 (or another variant) It's possible to invoke these programs with a ...
2 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Needs more information

FTM for Swift- message printing layout

Adjustment of the message printout to be more similar to Merva's printout, the data is quite unreadable because the field descriptions and the field content are not separated, the problems are bigger with large messages that have a lot of fields. ...
3 months ago in FTM for SWIFT Services / Usability 2 Needs more information

A better overview of users and groups in PAW

Regarding “corporate usability” there should be a better overview of users and groups in PAW. Currently it is hard to keep track if you have hundreds of users. E.g., there is no way to find users without groups.
2 months ago in Planning Analytics 1 Needs more information

Display the prefetch wait time metrics in the monreport.dbsummary stored procedure .

The idea will be very useful in deciding the prefetcher performance in the database which helps in reducing the I/O usage in the system. What is this prefetch wait time and when it occurs?(DB2LUW performance) Prefetcheers are very important EDU's ...
5 months ago in Db2 / Monitoring 1 Needs more information

Enable DVM Access through Visual Studio Code

The Scenario: Currently we use Visual Studio Code for all development activities. Visual Studio Code acts as a single workstation. It is rich in libraries and plugins for distributed environments and Cloud environments. By using the ZOWE plug in, ...
6 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Needs more information

Extracting and Presenting values from ISO20022 msgs in FTM MER screens

Idea details Extracting and Presenting values from ISO20022 msgs in FTM MER screens We are suggesting that the value from certain fields in ISO20022 messages pacs.002 and pacs.008 are extracted and presented in MER screens. Purpose is to in...
about 1 month ago in FTM for SWIFT Services / Usability 1 Needs more information

transfer credentials for symphony child sessions

We are currently planning to use the recursive Symphony workload API. Our use case is 3 layers of recursion where the first layer is created by end users and the subsequent 2 layers are created by our application. Currently we cannot use the recur...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Needs more information

Feature to scheduled report to export in Cognos Controller

Can we have feature in Cognos Controller to export the data and possible way to scheduled the job to automate this manual export file in Cognos Controller.
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Needs more information

User welcome mail

When adding a new user to CPD we have to provide a mail address and a default password to create the user. After that, we have to send the username and the password to the user on another way. It would be nice to automatically send a welcome mail ...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Needs more information

A utility should be provided to allow cloning of CP4D instances

For on-prem customers with prod and non-prod clusters, it is difficult to maintain a lower instance that reflects production. A production clone process / utility would be extremely helpful for upgrade evaluation, prototyping, troubleshooting and ...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Needs more information