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  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

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  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

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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...
about 2 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

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...
about 2 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

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...
2 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

IBM JDK 17 support

FileNet Content Management currently supports only IBM JDK 8 with traditional WebSphere. Though IBM JDK 8 is long term supported the industry has already moved to the latest version of JDK. Currently only the liberty supports with latest JDK. Need...
3 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Master Key Rotation

FileNet CPE supports encryption at rest for content by integrating with Tales System as one of the option for Key management. As per the current feature available Master Keys stored in GCD can't be rotated. Due to this if they key gets compromised...
3 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

CPE REST API for Content Management

This will be helpful for moving towards REST w.r.t Add/Update/Delete/Search Documents when moving to cloud architecture. Already there is a BPMREST API. Looking for similar one.
3 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

convert multi-value property from default system table to its own table

this is a feature to persist multi-value property to its own table However, for existing multi-value property, current...
4 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 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...
5 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Allow disconnecting one Object Store instantly from the domain

FileNet does not allow you to instantly “disconnect” an Object Store from the domain. So I would like to submit an enhancement request for the implementation of this feature.
5 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Future consideration

FileNet support for Nutanix AHV vitualization technology

Iberdrola's FileNet enviroments are currently deployed in Red Hat Virtualizacion tecnology, the support of RHV ends next years, so Iberdrola wants to change to another virtualization technology, they have Nutanix AHV as the default vitualization t...
5 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration