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Requesting to support MQ Multi Instance Managers

mq-qm-group behavior when multi-instance qmgrs are used in respective mq-qm objects. DataPower uses mq-qm objects which are active. This means that the qmgr is running and provides connectivity. However, multi-instance qmgrs provides connectivity ...
over 6 years ago in DataPower Gateway 0 Not under consideration

Increased granularity for MQ Event Message Delivery

I am looking for IBM to enhance the granularity of delivery options for MQ generated Event messages. While newer Event Message types such as Configuration Events get their own queue (SYSTEM.ADMIN.CONFIG.EVENT), legacy events share common queues. A...
about 9 years ago in MQ, MQ Advanced & MQ Appliance 5 Future consideration

Datapower Integration Module support for PostgreSQL database connectivity

Datapower Integration Module does not support database connectivity for PostgreSQL. We need this support as an increasing number of customers (e.g. in Public sector in Poland) use PostgreSQL extensively as an alternative to Oracle.
6 months ago in DataPower Gateway 1 Not under consideration

Improve the error descriptions on the API definition

The errors shows on the API are useless. It points to the line 0, lines other that the actually error or even non-existing lines (a number higher than the current line numbers).The error description is useless most of the time and doesn't help to ...
about 3 years ago in API Connect 1 Future consideration

Support OAuth for SOAP and REST nodes

I am attempting to integrate with an external vendor who only supports OAuth for authentication. Unfortunately I'm unable to submit messages to their system because it turns out IBM doesn't support OAuth.
about 5 years ago in App Connect 1 Future consideration

DataPower - Active Directory failover using DNS A record that represents multiple IP addresses

We would like DataPower to allow Active Directory failover using DNS A record that represents multiple IP addresses, instead of having to create and maintain dozens of Load Balancer Groups on each appliance (1 per application domain) IBM Filenet d...
over 5 years ago in DataPower Gateway 0 Not under consideration

Setting the field "Policy URL" from variable/property

The IIB MQ nodes (MQInput, MQOutput, etc.) reference an MQEndpoint policy by the "Policy URL" property, whose value can now be set as a string only. We need that the "Policy URL" property's value could also be set by using / including values from ...
over 6 years ago in App Connect 1 Future consideration

IIB Business Transaction Monitoring Enhancements

The proposed change request is regarding the new Business Transaction Monitoring (BTM) in IIB v10The existing module requires manual setup, is not stable in its behavior (for example, shows irrelevant error messages in web console), and gives only...
over 6 years ago in App Connect 2 Future consideration

Release Virtual Image of MQ Appliance

I've spoken with several customers lately that use virtual DataPower images for all of their development, test and Q/A environments. Not having a virtual image of the MQ Appliance available is keeping them from considering purchases due to the fac...
about 7 years ago in MQ, MQ Advanced & MQ Appliance 3 Future consideration

Maven plugin(s) for IIB compilation and BAR builds

Maven plugin to allow for compilations of IBM Integration Bus “artifacts”. Maven plugin to allow for the packaging (i.e. BAR file creation) of Applications and Libraries. Not sure if this can be in one plug-in or seperate plugins.Maven separates c...
over 8 years ago in App Connect 4 Future consideration