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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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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.
over 2 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.
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Under Consideration

Accepting button for Network contact invitations

When a User receive a request to become a Network contact in Connections. The only possibility is, to open the profile directly or from the Notification Bell, and select "Accept invitation". It would be good to have a direct button option in the N...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Under Consideration

TLS 1.3 Support for Connections Blue, Pink and Docs

Support for TLS 1.3 should be added to the complete Connections stack There are already recommendations to disable TLS 1.0 and customers already disabled TLS 1.0 on their servers. Seucurity recommendations currently tend towrds only supporting/rec...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 2 Needs Review

Improve search results view

Improve the search results view, so that you can clearly see which document/activity/etc... belongs to which community as described in the uploaded screenshot.
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Future Consideration

New Design V8

In V8 there should be a new design. Please make this design optional and without component pack. Also users who do not have the component pack installed in the environment should OPTIONALLY enjoy the new design of V8. Perhaps it is possible to cha...
almost 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 Future Consideration