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View - ECM Document Explorer - Filter document type

In the UI toolkit, there is a View called "ECM Document Explorer". This view is used to add some documents, folder, display documents ,... The problem is when adding a new document, all the document classes are displayed. There is no way to filter...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Provide full support for Okta as Identity and Access Manager Provider

Many customers are or will be using Okta as their cloud IAM provider and CP4BA should provide full support for this IAM provider.
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 3

Change the default names used for the Request+Response+Error Class types in the RES generated HTDS services

If the JAVA XOM of your Operational Decison Manager project contains a class named Request or Response or Error then the definition of that class will be overwritten if you generate the OpenAPI/JSON file for the rule service deployed in the RES. ...
about 1 month ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Request to add SCIM 'System for Cross-domain Identity Management' support to IBM BACSoc cloud environment offering.

Currently, the IBM BACSoc cloud solution only offers an LDAP synch tool for Identity Management to the cloud. The request is for IBM to support SCIM for Identity Management to the cloud as this is a standard supported and modern solution for ident...
15 days ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Read Excel dates as DateTime

Currently, when the robot reads a date that is in an Excel file it is interpreted as the raw number that Excel uses for dates (based on 1899 or something along those lines). This forces us to use a few commands just to convert it to DateTime and o...
16 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Is a defect

When a bot runtime fails, add a shortcut in the web client to send the error and the error line number to the clipboard

In the web client, looking at a job log, we can click on details to see all the logs. Often enough, we only care about the error message that made the bot crash. Having a button that puts the error line number and the error message on the clipboar...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Future consideration

Solution packaging and deployement using both BA Studio and ACCE configuration

The goal is to automate as much as possible the CP4A/BA Studio solution deployment. For the moment, when you design a solution within BA Studio, for the document management part, you can only configure the document types, associated properties and...
about 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Provide independent settings for RES and DC databases in the Helm Chart

When deploying ODM Helm Chart to certified Kubernetes, if you want to deploy in the same Helm release the components for Decision Server Runtime and Decision Center you can only specify settings for one database. As a result, the schemas correspon...
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

parallel development in BAW

Having a source control inside BPM to help developers in releases
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Planned for future release

"Added by" filter uses all the user from the LDAP

When searching cases by the property « Added by “, a field is shown to help choose the proper user. But the field search is linked to all the users from the LDAP, even if the users are not allowed to used Case Management. We are expecting that "Ad...
16 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted