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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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Offer choice of context for automatic tag suggestion

When adding tags to a blog or wiki page, the automatic suggestions I get when I start typing in the field currently seem to be restricted to the context: I only get suggestions for tags that were already used in this blog or wiki. This can make se...
over 1 year ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement

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.
about 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...
about 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 No Plans to Implement

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 (...
about 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement

Ability to upgrade CKEditor while keeping Connections version

It'd be helpful if there is a way to upgrade CKEditor while keeping the Connections version. Currently, the only way to upgrade CKEditor is to upgrade the entire Connections deployment.
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement

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?
over 2 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
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 2 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...
almost 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 4 No Plans to Implement

Let every app run on a rasperry pi, as promised

2017 Jason Roy Gary announced "The future is pink": https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/IBM-Connections-6-Die-Zukunft-ist-Pink-3672015.html Where he promised that every component should run on a raspberry pi. Since java is avaliable for ARM, t...
almost 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 No Plans to Implement

ICXT Newer version release update/information

At present we don't have a portal or way from where we can know the latest version of ICXT release. We like to get an update on flexnet, mail, rss feed or something like that when a new version is available, will be a great work.
almost 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 No Plans to Implement