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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

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Support FIPS 140-2 for Websphere Liberty (Java 17 or later) on Windows OS

Support FIPS(The Federal Information Processing Standard) 140-2 for Websphere Liberty with IBM Semeru Runtime Java 17 or later on Windows OS. Liberty has already supported it on RHEL platform, but not on Windows. If not, Liberty cannot win all pla...
9 months ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Future consideration

Allow custom location for WAS backups

At the moment backups are stored in ~/.wsa/backups . This is not a safe default - if the directory for the home user is on a small disk, there is risk that the disk will fill up or the backup would fail. The backup location should be customizeable...
9 months ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

Urbancode Agents java management in one click

As we can see there is a new feature introduced in UrbanCode UI starting from v7.2.3 where java can be managed for agents. There are multiple steps to install and set up java for an agent such as first install the java in agent, then set the java ...
9 months ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 1 Future consideration

Support .NET Core 6.0 Desktop Applications and WPF in Rational Functional Tester

Currently RFT supports .NET applications until the .NET 4.6.1 version of Desktop Applications. Such .NET version is obsoleted from Microsoft in mid 2022 and Microsoft encourages to migrate applications on .NET Core 6.x applications. So new Desktop...
9 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 2 Future consideration

Connecting real mobile devices to system wirelessly, when the device and system is connected over the same network

In our organization we are not allowed to connect real mobile device to our system using USB. This is due to strict security protocol and no exceptions will be allowed, if requested. Therefore, we are trying to communicate between the mobile devic...
9 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 3 Future consideration

New category 'Technical' for application processes to remove exposure to the user

Designing the processing for our Cobol pipeline we have ran into situations when we need to start a process in another environment then the one that was requested by the user. For example when we deploy to PR we need to start a process in a test e...
10 months ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 0 Future consideration

Application processes only runable in certain environments

Our setup of UCD for Cobol system deployments we have some application processes that only should be run in the PR environment. It is a problem that these processes are available as a choice when deploying to a test environment because the users m...
10 months ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 0 Future consideration

Configure AT-TLS-Usage in Mainframe Agents

We would like to set per zos-agent if AT-TLS should be used for encryption or not. Also, the default port of the protocol configured in the URL should be used automatically. Our zOS systems are configured to use AT-TLS for external repository Nexu...
10 months ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 0 Future consideration

To capture failed process logs

We are looking for way to fetch failed deployment logs for specific time period using uDeploy API. It should fetch below details-Application name, environment name, Requested date, Status (Failure or Success), Failed Child Step name, Reason for fa...
10 months ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 3 Future consideration

Add SAML / OID authentication to RIT / RTCP portal

Direct access to central authentication servers using ldap/s protocol will not be allowed in many companies in the near future. Authentication must be possible using SAML and/or OpenID/OAuth. Same auth info might also be used for GIT/Repo Access A...
10 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Virtualization Server 1 Future consideration