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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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Update prerequisits of Python 2.7 for Docs

Docs Installer needs Python 2.7 which is eol since over an year now and this was already announced 6 years ago! When can we expect an update to an uptodate version of Python?
about 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 3 No Plans to Implement

The "password reset" feature should also work for internal users

The ability to reset a password from the login page should also work for internal users and not only for external/guest users. Currently it does sort of work, but internal users get an error when they did change their password
about 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 2 No Plans to Implement

Force the usage of Tags for different Connections App

It would be nice if there was the possibility to activate an option that blogs, wiki or forum entries can only be created with 1-2 tags. (Maybe depents on Community settings) If necessary, also a checkbox that you want to create it without tags.
about 3 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 2 No Plans to Implement

Display issues on the issue list for a personal scan.

This will be very useful for a user who is performing multiple scans to resolve identified issues. They can be able to view edit and work on the issues before making them public in a final build. Reducing the level of stress and panic every time y...
about 3 years ago in 07. Docs/File Viewer 1 No Plans to Implement

Ability to increase attachment file upload size limitation on a user by user basis rather than across the board

We wish to increase the file upload size to selected users, not for all users. This file size limitation should be configurable for users given the PROF GUID or PROF UUID.
about 3 years ago in 03. Files 1 No Plans to Implement

RSS feed: Filter feed of followed resources on content type

We request to get a RSS feed of new blog posts of all blogs I am following (community as well as standalone blogs), but only blog posts, not comments or likes on posts. The documented REST APIs provided by Connections do not have this offering. 1)...
over 3 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 0 No Plans to Implement

Enhance #bottom anchored text to redirect to the bottom of the Community Overview

We are using the Textbox.io or Tiny MCE for Connections. Using a Bookmark/anchor: #bottom should work correctly when adding into the Community Rich Content widget or Community Description widget in a community and redirect to the bottom of the page.
over 3 years ago in 02. Communities 1 No Plans to Implement

Getting the numbers and values for users from the "My Drive"

I request an Admin option to know how many files the user have in the sync folder as we suspects to have some users with a large amount of files in the desktop connections sync folder. As admin I want to have a report and overview to see the size ...
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 1 No Plans to Implement

Improve & speedup development with the community by making Connections Open Source

Sadly, the progress of Connections seems to be still slowly. One of the reasons is that CNX is proprietary software, traditionally developed by the owning company (HCL). Why don't you open source it on GitHub or GitLab and take the power of the co...
over 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 4 No Plans to Implement

Request function of changing the default access type when creating a community.

When a user creates a community, the default Access type of the new community is "Public to My Organization". We want connections to provide a function so that the user can set the default type to others like "Restricted".
over 3 years ago in 02. Communities 1 No Plans to Implement