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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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01. General/Multiple Areas

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Realtime Chat and Video Meetings as a fixed part of Connections

Connections is a great collaboration platform, however, we really miss modern collaboration capabilities other platforms provide. As you certainly know, there are other platforms in the market which are very limited in their content-sharing capabi...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Future Consideration

Touchpoint Appreg entry should accept Match statement

Using match statement in Touchpoint Appreg entry to filter user, but the match statement will not be followed. The match statement is like below: "path": "touchpoint", "payload": { "match": { "user-email": [ "user@test.com" ] } } This is working a...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 Under Consideration

Easy Upgrade/Migrate Data to New Version

Easy Upgrade/Migrate Data to New Version.
over 2 years 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.
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement

Support for "Rocky Linux" as open and free LTS-Alternative to CentOS

Connections currently only supports CentOS/RHEL, which is EOL soon on June 30, 2024. CentOS has switched from downstream to upstream, so CentOS 8 will be hard for you to support and for us to administrative I guess. Rocky Linux is a downstream alt...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 No Plans to Implement

Connections Search is case-sensitive - how to disable ?

Search application in Connections seems to be case-sensitive. For example, a search for "Apple" returns results, while a search for "apple" results in zero hits. When we configured English and German dictionary in search-config.xml with german as ...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Numerical Characters Should be Translated When the Language is Changed

When a Connections user changes languages from English to a language such as Japanese or Arabic, the words get translated, but the numbers do not. For example, when looking at the Communities Members widget in the Overview page you see "View All (...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement

Offer @ mentions function in all applications

When trying to mention another user in ex. Rich Content app on the community page this is not possible. Users would like to have this option in all aplications since it will help with consistency.
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Future Consideration

Enable TLS 1.3 scan support for applications

Support for TLS 1.3 should be added so that applications using TLS 1.3 can be scanned. Currently there is only support for up to 1.2 and we cannot connect to our application to perform dynamic scans.
almost 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

When clicking on a document in the activity stream unable to open in a new tab

The communities when opened in a new tab open properly. The activity stream document links when opened in a new tab does not open and shows about:block page. This only works on the Files component.
almost 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Under Consideration