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Status to be returned when performing an automatic silent install
When performing an automated silent install/upgrade from the Windows command prompt, instead of the command dropping straight back to the command prompt, certain messages would be returned and at the end of the install/upgrade a return code/status...
We request product support for C: D on IBM i on PowerVS.
We are seriously considering running IBM i on IBM cloud, and the lack of product support for C:D running on IBM i on PowerVS become a major barrier.
I think that the behavior of IBM i on PowerVS is the same as physical server, so please support C...
With advancement of technology, Connect Direct needs to compatible with new OS versions and DB versions
We noticed that Connect Direct ver 6.0 is only compatible with Windows 2016 and SQL 2016. There are new versions of both Windows and SQL are available like SQL 2017, SQL 2019. ABN AMRO who is one of the prestigious strategic customer of IBM is usi...
Automation of In-Place Node Renames -- CDU/CDW
Various application teams are approaching us for Connect:Direct high availability architecture guidance and advice -- or have decided to strengthen their C:D architecture -- after initial software installation. This is resulting in hundreds of CDW...
CDWebServices to allow separate WebInterface and RestAPI installations
Allow more individualized and specialized architecture implementations of CDWS by making separate component (or making them selectable/optional) installations for both the Web interface and the RestAPI components.Look into including the RestAPI's ...
please help to support Chinese local operating system
The local operating system in China is mainly based on the secondary development of linux, such as the operating systems of deepin and NeoKylin, which need to support the installation of C:D Linux on these operating systems.
Simple silent upgrade for Connect Direct Web Services
According to IBM Support, for Connect Direct Web Services software, SILENT UPGRADE option requires to provide few additional parameters to silentInstall.properties file (e.g. SSL_PORT, POSTGRESQL_PORT, POSTGRESQL_PASSWORD) in comparison to INTERAC...
Slient Installation for Connect:Direct Client Only
Current silent installation only support server and client option. Please add installation option "client only" for silent installation / upgrade.
Ability to rename a windows server nodename or add an additional "alias" node name of sorts
In our environment we came up with the decision to use an alias node naming convention, where our customers create an alias address for a Connect Direct server i.e alias-name.domain.com. We take the alias-name part and use that as the Connect Dire...
RPM for automated installation
We need a RPM installation package for Connect:Direct to simple deploy in our Cloud enviroment. The RPM must inform all dependencies for a automated instalation process (like Puppet).
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