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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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FileNet Content Manager (CPE)

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Site Oriented Configuration Items Instead of Domain Level

Fixed Content Devices, configuring the URL to connect to HCP for instance, would be good to either A) have a fail over URL property (try A, if A doesn’t work try B) OR per site/jvm structure have site A connect to A HCP Head and site B connect to ...
almost 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Export WebSphere Application Server Network Deployed Configurations to Container YAML

Converting on premise WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Network Deployed (ND) configurations to Kubernetes supported container platform YAML requires manual collection of configurations like Data Sources, Name Spaces, Connection Factories, Enviro...
almost 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Fixed Content Device Staging using Database Storage Location

With the move to containerization we are finding that support of and implementation of NFS or other mounted file systems like Network Attached Storage (NAS) or Storage Attached Network (SAN) are no longer acceptable. We have requirements however f...
almost 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Allow for choosing the storage location for FileNet Content Manager thumbnails.

Currently, FileNet Content Manager 5.5.5 only allows thumbnails to be stored in the Object Store database. Even at the smallest thumbnail size, this begins to take up a large amount of space in the database. We have a requirement to generate thumb...
about 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Not under 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...
about 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Have direct SAML authentication support for FileNet APIs

Right now FileNet APIs only support Kerberos as SSO authentication. However, these authentication protocols are becoming outdated compated to more advanced authentication prototcols like SAML. However, the FileNet documentation mentions there is n...
over 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Saving Solution in Filenet Process Designer also check-in files in ACCE

When editing solutions, changes made in FilenetPD are not automatically save/check-in to Design Object Store after "Save". The objects show as check-out in ACCE console. The changes are check-in when the solution is commit/deploy in Case Builder. ...
6 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 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...
about 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 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...
about 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Show the status of a sweep in the list view of ACCE. Show if it is enabled and if it is completed or still running. The completion status would not apply to Sweep Policies

Admins would benefit from this because they could see sweep job status at a glance without need to query the database directly.
6 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration