Skip to Main Content
Cloud Platform


This is an IBM Automation portal for Cloud Platform products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


ADD A NEW IDEA

Pinned ideas

PINNED Terminal emulator support on Docker image
Docker utility should support Functional Perspective test scripts. Slack Issue https://devops---testing.slack.com/archives/CGV8AAGCD/p1645022341509149

Functional Tester

Showing 101 of 1815

IBM RFT v10.1.2 - Maven plug-in not supported

Hello Team, It will be useful and beneficial for the teams if they like to import Maven-Java projects with Selenium automation scripts already designed and developed. We noticed, IBM-RFT v10.1.2 does not support the Maven plug-in. We tried contact...
almost 3 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 3 Future consideration

Unable to view folders and files created outside WebUI perspective

Team, This problem is found with IBM-RFT v10.1.2 - Web UI Perspective. User-A created folders "Regression_Test" and "Sanity_Test" in the Web UI project. User-A successfully checked into the TFS system. USER-B checks out the latest project from the...
almost 3 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 3 Future consideration

TS005183340 Case TS005170944 : Object location to move in center of screen

We are looking for a change in object recognition method, current method is able to find the object but object remains behind the task bar and took tries to perform action on that, which does not happen. If something can be done like before perfor...
almost 3 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 4 Not under consideration

le projet GIT doit contenir le workspace RTW et les composants en dépendance hors du workspace

seul le workspace RTW fait partie du projet GIT , il faudrait pouvoir embarquer les dépendances qui sont en dehors du workspace (application)
about 3 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester / Workbench 1 Future consideration

RFT/RPT adapter for RQM should be able to support shared resources in repositories

When running RFT test scrips from RQM and the RFT test scripts were at a shared location like CCM, the RFT tests would NOT be executed and there was a "projectnotfound" in RFT adapter console. In the user's case, the RFT scripts were shared at CCM...
over 3 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 4 Planned for future release

IBM RFT support for implementing CI/CD or DevOps

We are trying to implement CI/CD using Jenkins and IBM RFT. The RFT runs on a Jenkins node (Windows VM) is invoked from a Jenkins master. We noticed few issues which are bottlenecks for this implementation. RFT execution fails with WindowsActivate...

Using RFT 3270 scripts with Jenkins

We are unable to start RFT playback triggered from a Jenkins server, when Jenkins is running as a Windows service on the Jenkins node. However this works fine when Jenkins node is connected running a JNLP file in a browser or via CLI.
over 3 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 3 Future consideration

providing a way to add Reference to .NET assemblies from RFT Project on VS instead of editing file manually

provide a way to add Reference to .NET assemblies from RFT Project on VS instead of editing file manually Other assemblies can be added by placing in the RFT customization folder and would be more convenient if all assemblies were handled in same ...
over 3 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 3 Future consideration

Capability to use only .NET Framework 4.7 Advanced series for recording SAP GUI Windows application

.NET framework 3.5 and .NET framework 4.7 advance series enable required in the machine to record/playback the SAP GUI 750 windows application.
almost 4 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 4 Planned for future release

Capability to recognize controls with Drag Hand Selection method in RFT in Linux

Currently the capability to recognize controls with Drag Hand Selection method in RFT in Linux is not available. Have to use either TestObject Browser method and Time Delayed Selection method for object capture.
about 4 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 2 Not under consideration