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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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Decision Center - Business Console - Add ability for rtsUser to export decision service project

Non-technical users have the ability to use the business console in Decision Center however, they are not able to export their project from development to integration unless they are given administrative privileges such as rtsConfigManager.For exa...
6 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

BAI should index decisions list data a JSON arrays in the ElasticSearch Index

List of objects in the BOM of a decision event is flattered in the JSON document. For instance, a Client object with a list of Product is represented as the JSON object:“data.ruleapp.ruleset.in.client.products.1.id”: “id1”,“data.ruleapp.ruleset.in...
8 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Do not display the application related information to the user during error handling

Our security team found a vulnerability with the ODM product. It says application related errors are present in the logs, keep the error messages as generic as possible. Do not display the application related information to the user during error h...
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Support ODM Rule Designer on MacOS

After upgrading to ODM 8.10.2, found out that RuleFlows and Decision Tables do not work on MacOS. So the recommended solution is to either use Decision Center or Windows VM to make changes. We would like for IBM to make the same functionality work...
11 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Create Branches using REST API in Decision Center

The current REST API in DEcision Center does not allow the creation of branches. It would be useful to be able to manage branches using the REST API.Especially in the scenario when using external tools to synchronise Decision Center with external ...
about 1 month ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

Single Rule Designer for ODMoC, ODM for Developers and ODM Traditional

When using ODM on Cloud, Rule Designer includes some additional capabilities connect to and ODM on Cloud instance. These features, prevent users to connect to a RES or Decision Center running locally our outside of the ODMoC. For this reason cus...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

DE: When generic Number class is used as the type, DE always converts all the numbers to Double which is unexpected

When we use Number as the type, In CRE it converts values into Integer or Double based on the value format. If value contains decimal then it gets converted to double, otherwise converted to Integer. But in DE, it always converts the value to Doub...
about 2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Is a defect

DE: Want To Debug Rules In Application Service At Run Time While Executing The Rules

We are migrating from CRE to DE and we see some differences in the rule fired results. To find the root cause, we want to know the variable values when a specific rule gets executed. Currently we are unable to debug the genereated DE code using th...
about 2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Planned for future release

Concurrent Access on Decision Table for Editing should not be allowed via Decision Center API

We have a utility exposed that leverages Decision Center APIs to fetch and update data within a decision table and deploy on RES for one of our decision services.This utility is exposed and used by multiple clients. We've observed that when we rec...
2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review