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This is an IBM Automation portal for Digital Business Automation products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

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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 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

Implement a P8 #Creator place holder

A business partner has a requirement where they do not want the creator user to be the owner of a document, but they still need to apply permissions to the creator on that document. The current #Creator-Owner place holder is too broad for their ne...
almost 3 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 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. ...
7 months 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.
8 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

CPE: Continuous content consistency check sweep for validation of ingested content

Some customers may want to continuously validate their ingested content, at some time after it is fully stored. The current Content Consistency Sweep job is a one and done function that you have to re-create every time that you want to run a consi...
over 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Support generic (custom) LDAP providers as target for the SID Migration Update tool

Cloud Pak for Business Automation extends support for generic LDAP providers in version 22.0.2, beyond IBM SDS and Microsoft AD, to include support for "Custom" LDAP providers, in line with the support statement of the Foundational Services. This ...
over 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

The P8CE/Health page should check connectivity to resources on some periodic basis

In a situation where a Storage Area becomes unavailable because of loss of connectivity the "Health" page still shows it as Green.
over 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Support NetApp ONTAP indefinite retention

For a LONG time NetApp was the favorite storage of customers around here (because of simplicity and functionality) but has lost a LOT of momentum as soon as customers were seriously looking into doing GPDR retention which needs EBR as a foundation...
over 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

IBM Configuration Manager to support WebSphere's Custom Password encryption

As of today, the IBM Configuration Manager utility supports only the IBM default xor encoding to connect to WebSphere and does the application configuration and deployments. We have enabled the WebSphere(WAS) custom password encryption in our orga...
over 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 2 Future consideration