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IBM System Storage Ideas Portal

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM System Storage products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Spectrum Discover

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Improvement in Data connections filter in UI

In the Spectrum Discover web interface under "main menu" -> "Data Connections" -> "Connections" a filter would be very useful especially because we are already dealing with more than 300 data sources. At the moment it is very cumbersome to f...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 0 Functionality already exists

Reallowing non-root Spectrum Scale connections to Spectrum Discover after ESS security enhancements

Spectrum Scale connections are considered the most effective way to provide metadata from IBM ESS storage to Spectrum Discover since both systems are IBM-based. The following IBM video guide outlines the steps for correctly set up Scale connection...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Functionality already exists