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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 us...
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 ...
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 INTERA...
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...
Connect:Direct Sudo Backup/Restore
We install C:D via cdinstall as a user account currently working with C:D for UNIX 4.2.This user account has sudo access to run etc/cdcust so we can perform configurations requiring root privilege. This is great for fresh install and ok for upgra...
automated deployment script cdinstall a always uses Secure+
I'm using cdinstall_a script to install/update C:D on UNIX and LINUXI need a command line parameter that disables Secure+ installation resp. checking for Secure+ during upgrade
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).
silent install script doesn't have a client (or server) only option
Connect Direct for UNIX silent install only has one option to install the client CLI and the server component. The silent install script doesn't have a client (or server) only option to install.
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