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  • Cloud Pak for Business Automation - including Business Automation Studio and App Designer, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining

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Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD)

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Add Ubuntu as a support OS for Linux

I have a very large customer that is standardizing on Linux Ubuntu OS as there corporate standard and using any other OS takes an exception process that is difficult and time consuming with no guarantee that it will be approved. They are canceling...
7 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Not under consideration

CMOD 10.5 System Log to a file

I would like to be able to see the System Log in Cloud Watch or Sumo Logic or Data Dog or Slunk like application. Most of these ingest via a file on the OS. Would be great to be able to add something to the configuration to simply log this output ...
12 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 1 Future consideration

Native Mac Ondemand Client and Server Apps

A microsoft windows environment is currently required for our team to Admin or Develop our application which uses CMOD Java API. Some of our team members use Mac which forces them to develop or run the admin client in a virtualized windows environ...
5 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 2 Future consideration

Allow shops to control timeout process or heartbeat for ARSODF and CMOD Cloud

Currently the ARSODFC task will come down if CMOD Cloud or Network issues cause it to disconnect. We would like to set the amount of time before the disconnect occurs. Currently there are no messages other than an RC02 to indicate a "timeout" or m...
11 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

CMOD - Increase 2GB Group Index Limitation

We index datasets that get very close to the 2GB limitation. File sizes can reach >14GB where index groups can be near the 2GB imposed limit by CMOD. Can it can increased to 4GB or larger? See
over 2 years ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

commit parameters for arsdoc commands

add parameters similar to ARS_DB_DOC_LOAD_COMMIT_CNT=3000 ARS_DB_DOC_UNLOAD_COMMIT_CNT=3000 that is invoked when arsdoc remove implied holds or arsdoc delete commands are issued? We have a daily process that releases many holds and may delete many...
7 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

active/inactive flag for applications/application groups/folders

similar to odf objects, we would like active/inactive flags for other cmod objects. In the case of applications and application groups it could generate an 88 load failure record or allow load but produce new message type. For folders, if inactive...
over 1 year ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 1 Future consideration

cmod system log entries for arsmaint program should have correct userid

when running arsmaint, the cmod system log entries should have the id provided as part of the command string stored with the records in the user id column, not the generic arsmaint label. The way it is recorded now, it provides no audit trail for ...
over 1 year ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

CMOD 88 record needs consistency

depending on what causes the failure, the job name and job number that failed is missing. These always need to be reported. For example if the application group name was invalid we get Application Group Failed Load: Name(Xdftest) LoadId() File(/PR...
almost 2 years ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

allow export of application group to exclude export of applications

we try to keep our environments clean and only contain objects that are needed in that specific environment. We we like a check box on the application group export function that would allow us to turn off export of applications to the destination ...
about 1 year ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration