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Status Under review
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 27, 2024

Add support for PING Directory Server as a LDAP Directory Server for our traditional WebSphere FileNet implementation.

Our current implementation uses VMM. We would like to be able to configure PING as a Native Directory Server in ACCE.

Our target state is Containerised FileNet which does not support VMM. This request will simplify the transition to target state. 

If supported, we would require the same capability for ON-PREM and Container platforms.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    May 28, 2024

    Hi Guys - would you be able to provide any update on this review please? 

    We really appreciate that the IDEA is under review but an update would be great.

    Many thanks


  • Guest
    May 2, 2024

    If we can't get IBM to support PING as a product it would be good for some sort of generic option in the drop down. The documentation states that any LDAP 2.0 protocol is supported. If that's the case why not give a customizable LDAP2.0 option - for supportability