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Add a guardrail feature in CP4BA to avoid Elastic Mapping Explosion or alert them upon reaching a certain threshold

Elastic Search has a known issue called "Mapping Explosion" (More about it here: https://www.elastic.co/blog/3-ways-to-prevent-mapping-explosion-in-elasticsearch), the issue is CP4BA by default is configured to use 1000 fields in Elastic and when ...
13 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Email task notifications for caseless tasks should point to WorkDashboard or WorkPlace and not ProcessPortal

Automatic email notifications for BAW applications, which include case functionality, contain a link redirecting Case Client or WorkDashboard depending on whether the task is part of an activity or not. However, for caseless BAW applications, emai...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Allow subfolder creation via the "Document Explorer" widget

We can use the "Document Explorer" widget in case tasks but if we point to a case subfolder, then it is not possible to create a lower level subfolder. Subfolder creation should be possible at any level and not only at parent case folder level.
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

A "Refresh" button needs to be added to the case details page.

The user updated the data in the case object after the "activity" process approval, but did not automatically refresh the detailed data. You need to close the case type and reopen it to see the latest data. This process is troublesome. You need to...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

When displaying reports under report section, it would be great if we enable URL field value as link.

We have a URL field in Tririga, and it can be added to a report. However, when we display it in the report section, is it possible to make the URL value as a link, so that the user may go directly to the URL instead of opening the record?
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Not under consideration

Ba studio login guidelines, please support multiple languages

The Ba studio login guide now only supports English and does not support multilingualism, which makes the user experience with poor English very poor and even conflict. Especially in the project bidding, it will lead to failure to win the bid due ...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

Multilingual support in IBM navigator

On the IBM navigator homepage, we found that workplace and Bai features are displayed in English instead of Chinese. Obviously, this does not achieve multilingual internationalization, which will make the user experience with poor English very po...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Future consideration

Ability to the operator to support affinity for specific architecture type

The CP4BA operator currently has an affinitySelector that matches both amd64 AND s90x requiredDuringSchedulingIgnoredDuringExecution: nodeSelectorTerms: - matchExpressions: - key: beta.kubernetes.io/arch operator: In values: - amd64 - s390x The re...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

增加基本的LDAP组织架构管理功能

希望IBM能够让UMS自带LDAP管理功能(包括LDAP服务),即可以让用户通过UMS添加单位、部门、人员,以树状结构进行管理。就是可以通过UMS直接管理LDAP。
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

TLS support for cloudctl tool to connect to internal repository in Airgap environment

Enable TLS support for cloudctl tool to connect to TLS based internal repository in Airgap environment Per Cloud Pak for Business Automation documentation, "Installing the IBM operator catalog" in Airgap environment requires the usage of the cloud...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Not under consideration