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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.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 3

Cache choice list data on the client side to improve BAW Case client performance

During performance testing of the BAW platform we observed a high volume (1 million) queries against the Cvl table during a 4 hour test of 250 users. This contributes to latency in the BAW case client UI.
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Introduce support for entry templates in Navigator Interface for Microsoft Office (NIMO)

While using NIMO, we are unable to use Entry Templates to default the folder class. This severely limits functionality as we are unable to run custom business logic on custom folder classes (extended from the base Folder class).
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

Add a property or switch to enable generating Kafka event for failed executions.

Customers in financial industry need ODM to generate Kafka events for failed executions same way as successful executions for auditiability, explainability, and compliance requirements. The current workaround is for the client app to monitor the H...
20 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Allow to change Entry Template during check-in

We currently use one Entry Template per document class for adding documents to a case, but once the user defines the Entry Template, it is locked in place upon document creation. If the user then wants to change the class of the document, he can n...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Cp4ba needs a unified portal

Obviously, cp4ba is a solution composed of multiple products (BAW, ECM, ICN, RPA, ODM, UMS, etc.), but from the perspective of customers, they think it is a product. Because it is composed of multiple products, customers have a very poor experienc...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

New NFS storage can be added

Now when we use the cloud Pak environment, we find that we can't add NFS storage, but can only use the NFS storage configured when installing the environment, which is very inconvenient. Customers may have multiple storage devices, old NFS server...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Add write_http plug-in into container images for monitoring

The write_http is must have for my cusomer in Filenet migration 5.5.4 when configuring the monitoring for sending PCH data to Broadcom APM. Here are a response from dev team reqarding this request ************ At the moment, our container images a...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Planned for future release

Deployment of Common Services in the same namespace as CP4BA

With a dedicated installation of Common Service (i.e. one CS deployment per CP4BA deployment) we have to deploy CS in a dedicated namespace and with dedicated cp-console route. In order to reduce the amount of configuration at the OCP and reverse ...
17 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Global session timeout across all CP4BA components

Session timeout has to be configured in each CP4BA components but this must be done individually with the risk of having inconsistent session durations. It should be possible to configure a global session duration at the operator level to ensure t...
17 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted