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Status Not under consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 16, 2021

Support for adding Manufacturing pack in App Connect deployed inside CP4I

Many manufacturing clients are using nodes from Manufacturing pack and since currently CP4I does not support manufacturing pack, it preventing the clients to migrate to CP4I environment. It will be very useful if ACE on CP4I supports Manufacturing Pack

Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Nathan Ziemann
    Mar 28, 2023

    Given manufacturing pack includes restricted entitlement to ACE for manufacturing-only use cases in it's deployment, we would not suggest or support the manufacturing pack deployed on ACE installations that are part of CP4i or it's licensed entitlement. ACE deployed using CP4i entitlement is tracked via CP4i ratio table & pricing, which is different than what is licensed in the manufacturing pack. So they must remain separate. Closing this RFE.

  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Feb 1, 2022

    Idea / RFE Review. Thank you for taking the time to raise this enhancement request. There are several aspects which would need to be considered here ... some technical (such as those manufacturing message flow nodes which require windows environments), and others regarding pricing and licensing (traditionally manufacturing pack has been aimed at a specific low price point in the market and it's not clear how this would translate to a CP4I context). Whilst IBM further considers some of these factors we are updating the status to Future Consideration.

  • Guest
    Jan 21, 2022

    Hi Santhosh, thanks for raising this - it's been passed to the App Connect team for appriopriate prioritisation.