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This is an IBM Automation portal for Digital Business Automation products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

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

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


FileNet Content Manager (CPE)

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FNCM - Provide an option to re-enable HTTP ports (9080)

Starting with FNCM 5.5.12, the HTTP ports are no longer exposed on the service created by the operator (and will apparently be removed from the pods as well).But there are use cases for which HTTP traffic is required:- on dev environment, for trou...
18 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted

Support FNCM S deployments on OCP without cluster role/privilege

The request is to officially support deploying FNCM Standalone, on OpenShift, but using the 'k8s' platform in the CR (without OLM obviously).The goal is to make it possible to deploy FileNet and the operator in a single namespace, with nothing mor...
about 1 month ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted

On MSSQL databases, CPE Property Definition or Template may summarily remove the underlying columns in the database.

Under certain circumstances and only on MSSQL, removing a CPE Property Definition or Template summarily removes the underlying columns in the database.
about 6 hours ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted

.Net Core support for FileNet

In April 2019, Microsoft released the latest version of the .NET Framework and announced that there will be no new updates to its features. While they offered to continue to support, this only means that bug fixes and security patches will be prov...
1 day ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted

Support for FNCM Operator in separate namespace(s) to it's operands on OpenShift

On OpenShift deploying FNCM as on CNCF with no Cluster roles is not a supported configuration. FNCM when deployed on OpenShift requires Cluster Level roles (for Cluster level artefacts such as Routes). On a shared Cluster (multiple customers or mu...
26 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted