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HCL Connections Ideas Portal

Welcome to the HCL Connections Product Ideas Lab! The place where you can submit product ideas and enhancement request. We encourage you to participate by voting on, commenting on, and creating new ideas. All new ideas will be evaluated by the HCL Product Management & Engineering teams, and the next steps will be communicated. While not all submitted ideas will be executed upon, community feedback will play a key role in influencing which ideas are and when they will be implemented.

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Ability for Org admins to control their guest users extensions and third-party apps access

Organizations administrators have control over their internal user's features/extensions/apps however, this is not the case for guest users. Currently, the IBM Guest House organization has full control over guest users. Org admins wish to have add...
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Under Consideration

Support MS SQL for surveys

As of today, every other application in Connections supports MS SQL Server but surveys. Here we have just for surveys a single db2 installation on a Server. Every other application runs on MS SQL except surveys. Also, for future releases i am sure...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 No Plans to Implement

CircuitBreaker Messages Associated with Large Number of Calls

The customer is reporting a lot of CircuitBreaker entries in their logs. Development has stated that this is to be expected when a large number of calls is being made to a given application as it may result in timeouts. The Connections code doesn'...
over 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 2 No Plans to Implement

Possibility to increase amount of stories/entries in daily and weekly newsletters/digest to at least 50 entries

What is the requirement: Make it possible to define at least 50 stories within the email newsletters/digest in Connections when using the new layout which came with CNX 6.0 Why should it be implemented: It shows too less information for our users ...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Future Consideration

Editor "Mode"

Some users would like to have a dedicated Editor mode. On Wikis, Blogs, ICEC Pages, basically all Connections Applications and Pages where they have editor access, the buttons like "Edit" should be hidden. Only when the users activate die "Edit" f...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Under Consideration

Easy Upgrade/Migrate Data to New Version

Easy Upgrade/Migrate Data to New Version.
about 1 year ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Clarification

Introduce the ability to restrict the use of certain search keywords for searching Connections

Introduce an option/configurable method for administrators to specify a list of restricted keyword strings that users are not permitted to use to search Connections content. Similar to the blacklisting of certain search keywords in the environment.
about 1 year ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement

No Interactive for the shared article event from Intranet

​With the new intranet, we have a better connection between Intranet and Connections, and one of the function is that we can share the intranet article easliy through the "share in Connections " button. but the problem is , for all those shared ar...
almost 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Under Consideration

References to ordinary messages

​Why do we get permlinks for forum entries but not for all Connections entries — even comments? Technically this shouldn't make such a big difference.IBM should really rework there linking strategy. Currently, it's... hm, let's say heteronegeous.....
almost 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Under Consideration

Link to Connections past events

​I would like the possibility to have a link to Connections Events in a Community that will also open with the "show Past events" filter activated.Currently this option is not saved in the url, so user might miss this point.
almost 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement