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We need existing features available in Eclipse PD added in Web PD.

When Process Application users report issues, our DevOps Team use the capability currently provided in Eclipse PD, to troubleshoot and resolve the issues then document in an incident ticket.With functionality removed in WebPD, our DevOps Team will...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Limit the size of BPM error objects for SOAP faults

When web service calls are made by BPM applications, the service providers may reply by passing back SOAP faults to indicate error conditions. These SOAP faults are transformed by BPM into tw.systems.error objects which thereby carry the informat...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Autocomplete in Web Process Designer

Improve the auto-complete in Web Process Designer such as:The auto-complete works when assigned to a local variable created in a script scope.
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

REST API for deleting completed tasks

Allow the deletion of completed tasks using REST API.The product only supports deleting completed tasks using the wsadmin command BPMTasksCleanup.
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

ProcessAdmin read only capability

Currently with BAW 19.0.0.x users have the ability to connect to process servers from traditional desktop process designer inspector view. This allows Developers and application Support Teams to troubleshoot any issues reported by users by inspec...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

be able to switch to LDAP group if same-named BPM group already exists (without the chaos that deleting the BPM group causes)

The current requirement to delete the BPM security group before the same-named LDAP group can be recognized is too destructive:• The deleted security group also might have been a nested group for some other BPM security group. There is not a UI th...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

support for Long type (or equivalet)

BPM is a widely used product, which integrates with many different systems. Long type is also a widely used data type, which many systems use and send/receive.BPM must support such a common type, in order for the integration with all the other sys...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

EJB Sessions should be renewable especially when running exposed Human Services.

We would like to be able to renew an EJB Session for a user. Increasing the timeout as described here ‘https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR50708' is not possible, as with many users this would increase the heap size unjustified.
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enable JavaScript editor for JS web or server files

There should be an editor for uploaded JavaScript files so when the JS file needs to change, we could open the wanted artifact and just change the code.It could be a new type of artifact, or you can leave JS file as Web or Server File as it is now...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Please add EPV and ENV binding options in CV

Please add (next to "Business Data", "Configuration Options" and "Localization Resources") ability to bind EPVs and ENVs in "Variables Declarations" in "Variables" in Coach View designer.You already have "Exposed Process Variables" and "Environme...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration