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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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Limit reconciliation processing in ICP4BA operator pod

The operator pod runs a constantly active reconciliation loop which checks the settings of the Custom Resource against the configuration of the Kubernetes/OpenShift items created by the CR settings. For ODM and other components, this loop is usef...
8 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Not under consideration

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...
almost 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Enhance user roles of Decision Center so that separate different business departments with settings

Please add department user management roles of Decision Center which only can give authorization for users within only own department.The rules of each department is confidential information for them and they would not like to show it to users of ...
about 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

Add Configuration Option to Only Keep a Finite Number of History Versions

Every time a decision model is saved, a new version is created, and there are currently no automated ways to delete old or unneeded versions. This is also true for ODM artifacts.
11 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under 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...
12 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

there are duplicated verbalization in the same BOM class, only warning message

In case there are duplicated verbalization in the same BOM class, only warning message is reported when the duplicated phrase is used in an action phrase. It is difficult to locate the duplicated verbalization as warning messages tend to be ignore...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Change collections treatment in TestSuites Output Excel Report, from columns to rows

When using Decision Runner in Decision Center, there are business scenarios where the XOM has a collection of objects as the input and output. When a testsuite is executed, we have the ability to create an output Excel file report which compares...
about 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

Management of optional inputs in DVS templates

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

Add Timeout to the Test Suite comparison task

When you have huge / complex unordered collection being used in the Test Suite, after the Decision Runners finishes executing the scenario, the comparison phase might takes a huge amount of time.As a result, Decision Runner report page gets stuck ...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Download PDF report

It would be good to have the option to download/print the reports as PDF or some other format, as this is currently not possible (not all scenarios are shown in the print through the browser, scenarios are not expanded to show all tests...).
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release