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Build Forge

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Due to the large number of records we've collected in BuildForge, navigation performance has slowly degraded over time. Through talks with support, we believe a significant portion of this is attributed to the queries taking place on almost every...
over 7 years ago in Rational Other / Build Forge / Change 2 Future consideration

Buildforge job monitoring tool

I would like to have a job monitoring tool for the buildforge. here is what we are looking for1. Is anyway to setup a job minostoring tool so that when the job run more than 3 days it will automatically send the email to the owner of the job...
over 8 years ago in Rational Other / Build Forge 2 Future consideration

Ability to change high level settings at the same time

Currnet version of Build Forge does not provide ability to change high level settings at the same time.
over 8 years ago in Rational Other / Build Forge 2 Future consideration

Improvement of selector flexibility is necessary

It is currently not possible to use selector flexible during a deployment. E.g. once you start a project you define an environment to deploy to (ENV1) which then filters available servers to all of the ones belonging to that environment. Later you...
over 8 years ago in Rational Other / Build Forge 4 Future consideration

Retain LDAP admin password after changing configuration

LDAP admin password field is displayed as blank in BuildForge Management console web page. Any configuration change to LDAP using Buildforge LDAP management console requires password re-entry. This RFE is to request that the LDAP password must be ...
almost 9 years ago in Rational Other / Build Forge 2 Planned for future release

Application Popup/Error mesages handling in RFT using chrome browser

Need to handle application related popup /error messages (HTML Dialog)in chrome browser using RFT. Unfortunately, the Javascript popUp (HTMLDialog) is not supported on Chrome nor other browsers. It works only on IE
4 months ago in Rational Other / Build Forge 0 Under review

Need SAML authentication in Build Forge

The State of LA requires SAML to be used for authentication instead of LDAP.
about 1 year ago in Rational Other / Build Forge 1 Planned for future release

Upgrade Rational Build Forge Password encryption algorithm level

Currently, Rational Build Forge is using AES 128-bit for the encryption method. is using AES 128-bit is not allow by our security policy. We want Rational Build Forge can support higher encryption method like AES 256-bit or above
about 1 year ago in Rational Other / Build Forge 0 Future consideration

Oracle TDE support for Rational Build forge

We would like to implement Transparent data encryption (TDE) for our Oracle 12.2 database and would request that IBM can support this for Rational Build forge.
over 1 year ago in Rational Other / Build Forge 0 Future consideration

Upgrade Open SSL within Build Forge to eliminate weak ciphers

Please convey below, to customer:Build Forge is currently using OpenSSL 1.0.2.x version.OpenSSL claims that for 1.0.2 , they removed the triple-DES ciphers from the “HIGH” keyword and put them into “MEDIUM.” Note: In 1.0.2x OpenSSL versions did n...
over 1 year ago in Rational Other / Build Forge 1 Planned for future release