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  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining

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FileNet Content Manager (CPE)

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JVM Argument Override for LDAP Search/Global Catalog Configuration

Allow for a filenet.gcd.ldapSearch and/or filenet.gcd.ldapCatalog JVM argument value to specify a different LDAP Domain Controller or LDAP DNS for the following reasons: IF LDAP services configured are down/dead/not availble, allows for reconfigur...
5 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted

FNCM Standalone on Containers should allow to describute Index Areas to separate PVs

Operating a multi-tenant FNCM environment on containers, client found issues with the PV on which CSS Index Areas are stored immediately affected indexing and search of all Business Units / Tenants attached. Being able to separate CSS Index Areas ...
5 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted

Support FileNet standalone on VM to be deployed on Liberty

Client has a large FileNet footprint and would like to change the underlying app runtime for their non-containerized VM deployment from WAS to Liberty. They see externalization of configuration as one of the primary benefits.
about 2 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Not under consideration

Add support for PING Directory Server as a LDAP Directory Server for our traditional WebSphere FileNet implementation.

Our current implementation uses VMM. We would like to be able to configure PING as a Native Directory Server in ACCE. Our target state is Containerised FileNet which does not support VMM. This request will simplify the transition to target state. ...
4 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 2 Future consideration

Support for Huawei S3 storage

We want to migrate from a 'Traditional Content Platform Engine' to a 'Containerized Content Platform Engine' environment. There is need to store our documents on a S3 storage solution. Our (on premise) S3 storage solution is based on Huawei Storag...
6 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

It would be preferred to be able to make a choice list value as deprecated or similar so that it could still be valid but not selected for new docs. 

ADMINISTRATION CONSOLE > Object Store 1. It would be preferred to be able to make a choice list value as deprecated or similar so that it could still be valid but not selected for new docs. 2. Looking to make "choiceless" items that are valid v...
about 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Ablity to add the additional headers as an optional for the advance storage area for the S3 storage class

provisioning the ability for users to add the optional headers to specify a storage class in the x-amz-storage-class header either by jvm parameters or option s3 bucket configuration fields It will help lot of customers to reduce the transition co...
4 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

FileNet Object Stores and definitions created by a CR Defintion

It would be really good have a FileNet Operator that created object stores and definitions based on a CRD in OpenShift with an appropriate operator. This would also help in the installation process making things far easier to debug.
over 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Future consideration

Provide an option to create Edge routes when deploying FileNet Standalone on OCP

This makes it possible to manage the TLS certificats in a single location: at the cluster level. The same certificat is then exposed to all the clients connecting to all the applications running on the OCP cluster.With re-encrypt routes the certif...
about 1 month ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Support of Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Systems to run against Read Only RDBMS and File Storage

Typically on premise systems have either a Production/Disaster Recovery or Production/Bunker/Disaster Recovery live / production system deployment model. In this model, if changes (upgrades, patches, JVM arguments & configs, web container patc...
about 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration