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Don’t remove feature RetePlus ordering modes

As the doc days (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/odm/8.11.0?topic=keywords-priority), RetePlus ordering modes are deprecated since OCM 8.6. Have not been removed yet in version 8.11.0 The wish is DON'T REMOVE this feature. It’s inherited from CRE, but...
5 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 5 Functionality already exists

Please include folder manipulation in the FTP commands

It is currently not possible to create or delete folders with the IBM RPA FTP commands and this is something very basic that other tools like Automation Anywhere v11 have. When we are working with a file server, the need to manipulate folders is e...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

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 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Submitted

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 ...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Under review

Improve Team filters: dynamici recalc and manage members

Team filters currently calculate a set of members once, then store it in an ad-hoc group which is static and inaccessible to the developer. Team filters should allow (optional) dynamic re-calculation of their members, so that changes in the user p...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Adding Portal allowing business user to run reports

The current situation when a business or technical user need to run a pdf or excel report he would need to email the bot with the requested report and the bot will email him back with the report attached, The idea is to give a web portal to the us...
about 1 month ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

External integration with Edit Services

A number of users view documents from an external application using the Content Navigator linking API. These same users edit a subset of the documents using the Content Navigator Edit Service. This solution currently requires the users to leave th...
2 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

be able to switch to LDAP group if same-named BPM group already exists (without the chaos that deleting the BPM group causes)

The current requirement to delete the BPM security group before the same-named LDAP group can be recognized is too destructive: • The deleted security group also might have been a nested group for some other BPM security group. There is not a UI t...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Capture Re-Assignment Events

The system needs to capture and emit events on task reassignment. This needs to capture both who did the re-assignment and to whom they reassigned the task to.
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

sorting option not shown in Single Select in UI Toolkit

In Single Select under Responsive Coach the "Disable sorting" option is shown. The items that appears in single select is alphabetically ordered. But in Single Select under UI Toollkit the "Disable sorting" option is not shown. The items that appe...
16 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration