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  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

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  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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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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FileNet Deployment Manager (FDM) allow for one souce object store to many target object stores in half mapping.

Often there is a need to propagate the same object to multiple target object stores for data model consistency or for common configuration / objects shared and used across object stores, examples are: common classes, common property templates, com...
10 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Active Active Usage of FileNet Workflows across different OCP Cluster during the Workflow Transfer, Region Initialisation etc

The customer TTB is implementing CP4BA FileNet Environment in Active Active PROD Setup across two OCP cluster in different Data Center. Currently its noted that they can run active/active for Process Engine tasks during runtime operations like sta...
about 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Not under consideration

Solution packaging and deployement using both BA Studio and ACCE configuration

The goal is to automate as much as possible the CP4A/BA Studio solution deployment. For the moment, when you design a solution within BA Studio, for the document management part, you can only configure the document types, associated properties and...
about 3 years 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.
4 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Future consideration

Sweep Frameworkt - Introduce a new SystemField like "SweepStatisticLastModifiedDate" instead of using "DateLastModified" for just statistic updates

We discovered by chance that the DateLastModified of a Policy Controlled Sweeps states that the last change on that object was made on a public holiday, where nobody was working. Policy-controlled sweeps keeps also the corresponding statistics. We...
4 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Not under 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...
4 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...
about 2 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.
about 2 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Add PostgreSQL as a supported relational database for Traditional (on-Prem) Content Manager (CPE) in addition to the Container release.

Adding PostgreSQL as a supported relational database would provide a low cost, open source option for the deployment of FileNet Content Manger and it is already qualified with the CPE container release.
about 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 2 Future consideration

FileNet should support customer managed encryption key for AWS S3 bucket upload and download of content.

FileNet should have mechanism to keep the encryption keys and also able to manage multiple keys in case multiple storage areas. This feature helps to maintain corporate security mandates. It's my understanding that there are several customers requ...
over 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Functionality already exists