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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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Save the last setting on sorting files

User can sort the files to be listed by Name, Updated, Views, Comments and Likes but it does not keep the settings. This setting should be kept so the user don´t need to change it everytime.
over 1 year ago in 03. Files 0 Needs Review

Please provide support for RHEL 8.x asap for 6.0 and 6.5. Connections releases

RHEL 6.x is running out of support end of Nov 2020. We want to skip 7.x to save extra efforts. The official requirements for Connections do not list RHEL 8.x. Please add this asap.
over 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 5 No Plans to Implement

Expiration Date for Wikis and Files

We miss the function of setting an expiration date. That's very useful. Especially if a document or a wiki is out of date you will be notified by e-mail that you have to create a more recent version. Great NEED with us!
over 4 years ago in 13. Other 5 Assessment

Thumbnail generation variables

As an admin, I want the ability to check, configure, and reset the last rendition of the media file that the thumbnail generation task has processed. In the Connections code, the lastThumbnailEventFile variable stores the desired data. However, cu...
over 2 years ago in 09. Administration 0 Under Consideration

reinstate Elasticsearch Standalone support for Connections v7+

Customers are forced to setup Kubernetes envoirnments if they want to continue using Metrics & Quicksearch for Connections - v7 & v8 only support Kubernetes-Elasticsearch. For most small customers (<1500 users) Kubernetes deployment is ...
over 1 year ago in  0 Needs Review

Keep community logo at original resolution

The image uploaded as a community logo gets resized to fit in 110x110 square. Requesting alternate handling to maintain original resolution
8 months ago in 02. Communities 0 Needs Review

If no profile picture exists, then profile picture with abbreviation of first and last name.

If people don't upload a picture there is only the one default profil icon - even not gender neutral. Would be nice to show the profile ficture with abbreviation of first and last name. This is common way - e.g. MS Teams, Outlook etc.
over 3 years ago in 04. Profiles 3 Future Consideration

Selecting all community members for notification about blog post

If you want to notify all community members about a certain blog post, you have to select each communtiy member manually. If there is a community with e.g. 50 members, you have to click 50 times for selecting each member. Please add a simple butto...
almost 6 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 3 Future Consideration

Automatically remove inactive members of the community.

When a member remove from LDAP, the member remain in community as inactive. Currently, here are some ways to remove a user from the community. 1. Community administrator need to remove each inactive user from community UI. or 2. It needs to remove...
about 3 years ago in 02. Communities 0 Future Consideration

Optionally replace IBM docs with office online

Instead of using IBM docs for editing MSFT Office Files (which breaks them from time to time) we would prefer to use office online. An admin should be able to chose whether to use docs or officeOnline.
over 5 years ago in 03. Files 4 Future Consideration