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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 16, 2024

Simplifying the installation process for fix packs and patches

Currently, updating involves installing these fixes at the Deployment Manager (dmgr), which only updates one side of the cluster. The second side requires manual updating to each application server on that cluster, which can be cumbersome. A significant improvement would be to allow users to select and update multiple servers simultaneously, streamlining the process. This would eliminate the need for individual server searches and drilling down, making the installation of fix packs or patches more user-friendly and efficient.

Idea priority High
  • Admin
    Chloe Macdonald
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    Jun 10, 2024

    Hi Patrick,

    IBM WebSphere Automation (WSA) team appreciate you taking the time to submit a product idea.

    Submitting ideas are an invaluable tool to provide feedback for the product and influence potential future enhancements.

    For this reason, the WSA team spend considerable time to evaluate each submitted response.

    Your submitted idea covered the following for the product:

    #128- Simplifying the installation process for fix packs and patches

    Though your idea is intriguing, it does not align with the strategic direction of the product or could not be implemented in the next twelve (12) months based on current prioritization.

    As such, your submitted idea has been moved into the “Not under consideration” state for closure.

    We apologize that your submitted idea can not be progressed any further at this time. However, the WSA team may revisit your submitted idea in the future based on community activity and interest in your idea.

    Your submission had several distinct ideas that could not be implemented as a single request. You have the option to submit new separate ideas that decompose your submission into granular items for future evaluation.

    Please note your submitted idea can continue to be commented upon by others including upvotes by the community.

    Additionally, you can comment on your submitted idea if you have any questions regarding this update.

    Thanks for your interest in our product and taking the time to submit your valuable idea.

    Sincerely,

    IBM WebSphere Automation (WSA) team

  • Guest
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    May 16, 2024

    I would also like to see the CVE and Patch information stay together on the different screens. For example, CVE tab just shows the CVE number, then you click on that CVE and you see the servers that need the patch, then you click to prepare fix and install, when you check the Fix Management tab it just shows the Package Name and not the CVE...can both be displayed here so that you know what you just installed to not select it again on the CVE page.