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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):
  • 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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FileNet Content Manager (CPE)

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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

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...
2 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 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

CMIS + OAUTH - Local Signature Verification

Background The way OAUTH was delivered in CMIS was... 1. User logs into identify provider and user receives a token 2. User passes that token to CMIS 3. CMIS reaches out to the identity provider and asks if the token is valid The enhancement my or...
over 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Functionality already exists

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.
2 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Provide a Virtual Instance Configurable Limit on Number of Concurrent Sweeps Allowed

We have observed, within a site that if multiple sweeps are running and restarts of JVMs happen during sweep processing, all running sweeps can potentially realign to the first active JVM post restart and therefore overload the JVM/Server. In case...
about 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

IBM FileNet CPE Option to Detect and Split-On-Upload and Merge-On-Download Large Files - Parallelize and Improve Upload/Download Performance

Content sizes continue to grow due to rich media like audio recordings, video recordings, large data and/or logging files, videos with transcriptions, documents with many pages including images and embedded content. An idea for IBM FileNet Content...
9 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Ablity to add the additional headers as an optional for the advance storage area for the S3 storage class

provisioning the ability for users to add the optional headers to specify a storage class in the x-amz-storage-class header either by jvm parameters or option s3 bucket configuration fields It will help lot of customers to reduce the transition co...
3 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Under review

Content Platform Engine Storage Area Metric Count Anomalies Correction Script

During ingestion and deletions we often see miscounts in the storage area metrics, leading to for instance negative counts in a storage area if swept content from an area to another area (change of device type, migration to object storage). We hav...
about 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Future consideration

ACCE shouldn't pull the entire Isolated Region configuration initiating a Workflow Search

When a CPE environment has a lot of objects (queues, rosters, event logs, etc.) in an Isolated Region, initiating a new Workflow Search in ACCE will take a long time. This is not noticeable when a smaller number of objects exist, but gets exponent...
7 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration