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Status Needs more information
Created by Guest
Created on May 24, 2024

Allow ODM sample server to run with OUT Admin rights

In ODM 8.10.0 and all previous versions, admin rights were not required to run Rule Designer or to start/stop the sample server.

During Fannie Mae's testing of ODM and ODM 8.11.1, they noticed admin rights are required to start/stop the sample server.  They discussed this issue with IBM in a technical support case.  They were told there was no effective workaround, as it is a limitation of the product now to require admin rights for the sample server.  For security reasons, Fannie Mae does not allow end users to have admin rights.  The OS in question for all of this is Windows 10, and this all involves ODM Rule Designer.

Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Antony Viaud
    Jun 3, 2024

    Hello, as mentioned earlier, this is a bit outside the scope of what the ODM team can do. Would it be an option to consider ODM for Developers, an all-in-one Docker image (containing Decision Center and Decision Server) ?

  • Guest
    May 28, 2024

    This is in regard to running the Sample Server.

    Thank you.

  • Admin
    Antony Viaud
    May 28, 2024


    The ODM sample server relies on Liberty. If Liberty requires admin rights on Windows, there is not much the ODM team can do.

    Regarding Rule Designer, it relies on Eclipse. Are you saying that Eclipse requires admin rights on Windows ?

    Please clarify.

    Thank you