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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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Enhancement of the REST-API to filter rules based on metadata

We use the REST interface to display rules and tables from the Decision Center in the customer's standard applications. Only a certain part of the rules is of interest, never all of them. Therefore, only those rules that are relevant should be ret...
about 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Planned for future release

Need an option to hard delete a rule

Today when we delete a rule, it is a soft delete. It is marked as deleted and goes to recycle bin, which is fine. But there is no option If we want to delete a rule completly out of my system (remove fully from DB) at project level. We are looking...
2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Change Decision Center DB to Version Control System

It has been painful to synchronize the rule artifacts between the branches in the Decision Center and developer workspaces. If the developer is NOT following best practices while renaming, copying the rule artifacts, and making the changes to the ...
7 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Decision Engine BOM2XOM ARL editor needs auto-completion

The Bom2XOM mapping field does not auto-complete entries when using the Decision Engine instead of the classic rules engine.The ARL based field don't respond to CTRL + SPACE so you have to manually type in all the code
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 3 Future consideration

list of literal Integers

In BAL, we would like to be able to provide a list of literal Integers in the actionpart. At the moment, a literal number in a list is automatically transformed to a Double in the actionpart of the rule, which seems strange when there are no decim...
11 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Management of optional inputs in DVS templates

No description provided
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Needs more information

zRES logging behaviour - integration with z/OS Console

Hi all, ODM must be highly available (no outages allowed) and we must be able to react on very short notice (real-time) if a problem occurs. If ODM is not responding for whate...
almost 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Update of Rules Designer to work in latest versions of Eclipse IDE

IBM Support Case Reference: TS003381904The latest available version of the ODM Rules designer (8.10.3) does not work with the current versions of the Eclipse IDE (4.14 or 4.15). This is preventing our developers from updating their IDE environment...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

Enhance error messages for debugging

Enhance error messages to contain actual rule that was fired that caused error (Decision table name and row/column if possible).Debugging errors that occur during rule execution is difficult and time consuming. Messages returned from execution an...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

SAML 2.0 support for IBM ODM certified for Kubernetes

The users of IBM ODM certified for Kubernetes need to access the IBM ODM via our enterprise login which is currently running Microsoft AD Federated Services (FS).For our IBM ODM certified for Kubernetes to authenticate to Microsoft AD FS, the pol...
8 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration