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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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list of literal Integers

In BAL, we would like to be able to provide a list of literal Integers in the actionpart. At the moment, a literal number in a list is automatically transformed to a Double in the actionpart of the rule, which seems strange when there are no decim...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Add Timeout to the Test Suite comparison task

When you have huge / complex unordered collection being used in the Test Suite, after the Decision Runners finishes executing the scenario, the comparison phase might takes a huge amount of time.As a result, Decision Runner report page gets stuck ...
almost 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Requesting that Session Timeout Send Users to Login Page

Currently the session timeout in the Decision Center and Decision Server UIs only sends the user to the login page on the first request they make after their session expires. We're requesting that the UIs automatically move the users to the login ...
almost 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Functionality already exists

Ability to restrict Service Credentials access

Request enhancement to limit access of Service Credentials to specific decision services. Currently Service Credentials are allowed access to all available deployed services.
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Enable logging of deployer's username/ip when deploying ruleapps via RES console or Rule Designer

Our distributed team has several specialists responsible for developing and deploying rule apps to Production and Test environments. We do not use Decision Center. Our team deploys rule apps directly through RES Console. Currently there's no way t...
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Enable Horizontal Pod Autoscaler support for ODM Decision Server Runtime under ICP4BA

In a Kubernetes/OpenShift deployment, the number of replicas for the Decision Server Runtime deployment is a fixed amount defined in the ICP4ACluster custom resource. The ICP4BA operator enforces this fixed amount by resetting any changes made to ...
about 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

SAML 2.0 support for IBM ODM certified for Kubernetes

The users of IBM ODM certified for Kubernetes need to access the IBM ODM via our enterprise login which is currently running Microsoft AD Federated Services (FS). For our IBM ODM certified for Kubernetes to authenticate to Microsoft AD FS, the pol...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

LocalDate and LocalDateTime

We want to use LocalDate and LocalDateTime instead of Java Util Date. Now we use Java Util Date and add an annotation @JsonFormat(timezone="Europe/Amsterdam", shape = JsonFormat.Shape.STRING, pattern = "yyyy-MM-dd").Timezone issues are a real head...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Allow clean configuration of XU pool with JBoss console

(from Case TS003025050) For JBoss environments, there is no a clean way to configure the XU pool sizes. Currently, the supported way (and not very well documented) is to modify the file ironjacamar.xml from the resource adapter that comes the prod...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Rule Artefact count per Service/Project rather than for the whole instance

Can the Rule Artefact Count in the Decision Center Diagnostics page be made to show aggregated totals per Decision Service rather than only for the whole instance? For both the on premises and on cloud versions of ODM.
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration