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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including the product roadmap, by submitting enhancement ideas that matter to you the most.

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Start by posting ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and vote for them if they matter to you,

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IBM Guardium Data Protection

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Retrieve Policy Installed info from Managed Units

Need a rest/grdapi to retrieve the information about the policy that is installed on the collector. GET method

Add SessionEndtime parameter to Global Message Template

In the current message template we dont have the session endtime parameter available to be added. We would like this parameter to be available, so we could raise correct incidents via ServiceNow.
7 days ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Data Protection 1 Under review

PostgreSQL Data Classification for ALL DBs with Single Datasource Definition

Hi there We have to create more than 1 datasource for PostgreSQL Classification and this is very big problem in terms of Guardium design. Customers ask us to create only one datasource to scan all databases. We are creating new datasources for eve...
10 days ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Data Protection 1 Under review

Need a way to schedule the following cli command - support optimize tables

Customer has requested a way to schedule the support optimize tables command to run and also be able to run on some/all MUs. This is important as this command is run automatically during patch installation and is a problem due to taking too long t...
10 days ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Data Protection 1 Under review

Add “WITH(NOLOCK)” possibility in the Classificator sample gathering SQL

The Classificator has only read privilege in the Customer Database, just reading sample rows from the table(s). In a heavily used MSSQL environment, the Classificator SQL’s running time can be very large, and because of the locks, can be interfere...
18 days ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Data Protection 2 Under review

While receiving the sample rows in the Classificator add possibility to use client-side cursor

While the Classificator receive the sample rows, it uses server-side cursor. It means that each returned row uses dedicated MS RPC. It takes a lot of time, uses additional network request and response time for each rows. Is it possible to use clie...
18 days ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Data Protection 1 Under review

Add “OPTION(MAXDOP 1)” possibility in the Classificator row counting SQL

When classification process is starting, Guardium calculates the number of rows in the table. It uses the command like below: “select count_big(*) from "PlatformaSMS"."dbo"."XYZ" with(nolock)” Running the command on the heavily utilized MSSQL Data...
18 days ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Data Protection 1 Under review

Add Regex for Real-time sensitive-object identification

Real-time sensitive-object identification 1 - Be able to clone and edit the report 'Runtime sensitive object identifier' 2 - Be able to add regex to the group 'Installed RSOI patterns'. Today it allow us only to remove, but not to add.
22 days ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Data Protection 1 Under review

Cloud database monitoring solution for Azure Mongo DB

This helps to monitor cloud Mongo DBs
30 days ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Data Protection 3 Planned for future release

Auto discovery for MongoDB instances

Since auto discovery for MongoDB is not supported, all inspection engine configurations for MongoDB must be done manually which is prone to mistakes and overwhelming in a large environment. Adding auto discovery support for MongoDB inspection engi...
about 2 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Data Protection 2 Under review