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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Business Automation - including Business Automation Studio and App Designer, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD)

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To refine the code of re-establishing connection with Db2 instead of core dumping when enchanting communication error

Because the customer need to clean core dump log every day, the CMOD & DB2 didn't crash, it cause the IT need to take a lot of time to maintain and handle this problem.
12 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 3 Not under consideration

ODWEK: Consolidate folder search calls

ODWEK makes individual search calls to CMOD for each Application Group in a folder instead of submitting a single request that is fulfilled on the server side. For example. if I execute a search against "Folder 1" and "Folder 1" contains 10 Applic...
over 1 year ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 1 Not under consideration

ODWek: Duplicate ODServer objects

ODServer initialization is an expensive operation. ODFolder initialization from that ODServer is also expensive. However, connection pooling is a recommended best practice when utilizing ODWek. What if we could initialize a single/few ODServer obj...
11 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 4 Not under consideration

Simplify searching an individual Application Group

Searching today follows one of three paths: Based on ODCriteria values Based on SQL Based on an ODNamedQuery The only provision in ODWek to allow restricting searches to a given Application Group is via ODFolder.setApplGroupForSearchWithSQL(). My ...
12 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 3 Not under consideration

Allow files greater than 2GB to be loaded

We are receiving single files greater than 2GB (2.2 GB) which are ASCII/ISO text files used for merchant reconciliation and encounter error ARS1412E when trying to load them. Therefore we must be able to load text files bigger than 2GB. Other MIME...
10 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

MSSQL support for CMOD on Linux

Currently, CMOD on Linux is not able to connect to MSSQL running on either Windows or Linux. When deploying CMOD on Linux, deploying MSSQL on Linux is usually the preferred option. When deploying in a cloud environment like AWS, Linux\PostgreSQL i...
10 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

Add MFA in ICN for connection to CMOD

With Payment Card Industry(PCI) 4 coming a new requirement is to have MFA. Out of the box ICN and CMOD do not support this. We need a way to incorporate MFA. https://pcidssguide.com/whats-new-in-pci-dss-v4-0/ The requirements for multi-factor auth...
11 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

CMOD - Increase 2GB Group Index Limitation

We index datasets that get very close to the 2GB limitation. File sizes can reach >14GB where index groups can be near the 2GB imposed limit by CMOD. Can it can increased to 4GB or larger? See https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/maximum-input-fil...
almost 3 years ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

LDAP Sync on multiplatform CMOD: Enable wild card with user filter in ars.cfg.

Currently there is no wild card allowed under ARS_LDAP_USER_FILTER parameter in ars.cfg file. This feature is present in ARS_LDAP_GROUP_FILTER parameter. Because of this, the users and groups are able to independently sync to CMOD after arslsync i...
3 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Under review

Native scripting for the OnDemand Client

Please add native scripting for the CMOD OnDemand client. Other clients (Such as DocumentDirect for ViewDirect) have had this functionality for decades. The OLE and DDE APIs in the 10.5 version of the client are antiquated and difficult to program...
8 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Not under consideration