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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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Increase number of custom profile fields limit (IBM Connections Cloud)

We are using custom fields on profiles (IBM Help: Customizing your organization > Updating user profiles). Currently we use 8 of them and there is a limit of 10 custom fields.Can this limit be extended? On-prem you do not have a limitation and ...
almost 6 years ago in 04. Profiles 0 No Plans to Implement

allow unlimited file growth in communities

The 50Gig limit kills me. We receive 120Gig in regular projects as the handover from the customer - and start producing then up to Terabytes. (I do not ask to get that for free...) We would prefer to go BYOS on our own S3 storage accounts on Azur...
almost 6 years ago in 03. Files 1 No Plans to Implement

access all files by a "normal" UNC path / SMB share

we would like to access files like normal files on a harddisk or network share. 2 main reasons: - use links between files (e.g. in excel formula) - automatically upload and update (new version) files by copy or by a file generation tool
almost 6 years ago in 03. Files 0 No Plans to Implement

Able to search Guest user within directory.

There is a function within Connections Cloud / SmartCloud that allows external contacts to be added so that customer can use the collaboration tools. These are Guest / House accounts. When searching our directories, we are unable to find these acc...
almost 6 years ago in 04. Profiles 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

Reply Function in Blog and Wiki Comments (HCL Connections App)

It is currently not possible to reply to a colleague's blog or Wiki comments. I have to @Mention the person I want to reply with so that he receives a notification.
almost 4 years ago in 11. Mobile 1 No Plans to Implement

Comeback for Connections Editor (mobile) app

The Connections Editor mobile app went EOS & EOL a while back: https://hclpnpsupport.hcltech.com/csm?id=kb_article&sysparm_article=KB0022237&sys_kb_id=aab7bab71bd9fb4077761fc58d4bcb2d Still it is very useful for many users working mobi...
about 4 years ago in 11. Mobile 2 No Plans to Implement

Create a survey from mobile app

Customer wants to have an option to create a survey from the mobile app. Now he has to create and start a survey via web browser then he can see it in mobile app. It's not convenient for these mobile app users. Please consider to add the feature f...
about 4 years ago in 11. Mobile 0 No Plans to Implement

Option to create a list of Files/Folders

Currently it's not possible to create a list of files/folders from the apps Files/Folders or Libraries in Community's similar to for instance the old fashioned DIR-command you can use to list files/folders for a local hard drive or networkdrive.
almost 5 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 2 No Plans to Implement

Display files without folder association in Community folder view as files in root folder

Currently it is hardly possible to distinguish between files that are placed in a specific folder and files that are only visible in the Files view of the Community library (files that have been uploaded directly to the Files section), since all C...
almost 5 years ago in 02. Communities 0 No Plans to Implement