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  • IBM Blueworks Live

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Virtual Viewer File Size limit

Add a parameter that allows an Administrator to set a limit on the file size that the virtual viewer will try to render and display. This should be per desktop if possible. This would prevent really large files from being rendered for display and ...
4 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Under review

ICN - consistent way of sending mails with content or link and ability to set basic mail-properties

At the moment there are several different implementations of sending an email from ICN. Which way is used depends on incomprehensible criterias: HTML based sending on the server via an smtp-connection with or without document attachment. Disadvant...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Activation of ICC4SAP-Plugin for ICN only in desktops where really needed

Current situation is: If we want to use the ICC4SAP-Plugin in a specific administrative ICN desktop there is a need of enabling the ICC4SAP-plugin in another desktop (the one that is defined as default desktop) in order make the plugin work correc...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Add an ability to check the CBR-status of a document in the full text index

Related to case TS008281004 we have the problem that there is no chance (confirmed by L3) to check if a document is correctly inserted into the full text index. We need a tool or consitency check that enables us to check, if a document and all its...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Exclude specific MimeTypes from being CBR-indexed BEFORE content is loaded from Fixed Content Device

We have several document classes that contain documents of a wide varity of mimetypes. The document classes are CBR enabled but it is very obvious that some MimeTypes within this document class are not valid for CBR indexing (i.e. images or videos...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

CPE: JUL Logging should be enhanced with operational functions similar to the former Log4J-implementation

Since Content Platform Engine has changed the underlaying logging framework from Log4J to JUL there are several important functions missing that existed before with log4j standard configuration : Logrotation (i.e. daily) It's very important to adm...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

IBM Navigator supports mobile client browsers

IBM Navigator does not support mobile device browsers, which means HTML5 is not supported. From what we've used, IBM Navigator should become an application portal that will integrate Workplace, BAI and other product components. If HTML5 is not sup...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Certify and support Datacap Desktop as a hosted application on Citrix Server

We have users all over the world. They all use Citrix Workspace to access many applications which also includes our Datacap Desktop implementation. Our Citrix Servers farm is hosted in AWS next to our Datacap Taskmaster and Rulerunner servers, Fil...
6 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Provide a DATE Property type that 'ignores' Time Zone information so that it is consistently the SAME value in ALL TimeZones

In the filing of document in the FileNet Platform, the business community greatly needs a Date property that does not change according to the Time Zone one is in. An example is Tax Filing Date for USA: 4/15/2022. This Date is so well known, that i...
6 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Support use of AWS RDS SQL with the Datacap platform

We are migrating from legacy SQL implementations, and would like to consider use of AWS RDS SQL for our Datacap implementation. We see no mention of support, or of non-support, of the RDS SQL platform and would like clarity to be added to the Data...
6 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration