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Spectrum Discover

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Requesting export and import of metadata ability to second Spectrum Discover instance.

Requesting a method of exporting the metadata database out of Spectrum Discover to a second Spectrum Discover server. This is of interest when there is a desire to share select parts of the metadata via a Spectrum Discover system without connectiv...
about 3 years ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration

Match field names in UI and REST API

In working with the REST API and spectrum discovers UI side-by-side,we've come across a couple of differences between the two. Specifically, for policy creation the UI requires a "Policy type", while the API requires and "action_id".Additionally, ...
about 3 years ago in Spectrum Discover 0 Planned for future release

update ffdc to gather more information

Please enhance "ffdc ALL" to gather all logfiles that are needed by IBM support and development.Currently there are several debug logs not included that require support staff to request with instructions.
about 3 years ago in Spectrum Discover 0 Future consideration

Flow diagram between the pods in OpenShift

In order to better understand Spectrum Discover a flow diagram would be very useful. For example: We open the web UI and click on connections:frontend pod -> connmgr -> db2whrest 2. We start a policy via the REST endpoint:policyengine pod -&...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration

Make connmgr pod persists its memory state to avoid stalled scans

When the connmgr pod in OpenShift is restarted while a scan is running but not fully indexed into DB2 yet we're stuck in a loop. A newly started connmgr pod does not know about its previuos scans hence it can not commit a scan when asked by the co...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration

Add functionality to Python SDK for Spetctrum Discover

When run in OpenShift, every pod that uses the SDK seems to require root privileges because the SDK mounts data connections under /nfs-scanner/. We have some Python scripts that use the SDK to work on files and apply tags to them in Spectrum Disco...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 0 Planned for future release

Fine(r) grained RBAC model

As of today Spectrum is having hability to grant rights according to end user profile. A user can be for example a collection admin or a data user having then a set of predefined permissions. Would it be possible to assign finer permissions based ...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 0 Future consideration

connect to DB2 directly due to more complex SQL queries

We have the requirement to connect to DB2 directly due to more complex SQL queries (readonly, so only select) and have some questions: - If we run a pod with our Python code in the Spectrum Discover namespace in OpenShift can we add the secret "db...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 4 Not under consideration

Using DB2 JSON functionality in Spectrum Discover

We've found a need for more complex tag values in our use cases for Spectrum Discover. An example of this is the ability to associate an entity with a document, where the entity has its own attributes. One such entity could be a "creator", with at...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum Discover 0 Not under consideration

Access DB2 with Python

How to connect to DB2 Database with or via a python script?
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration