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Include 'NTLM' as an authentication method in DataStage Hierarchical stage

We have an important project that needs to source the data from the SharePoint page. The default authentication method in our SharePoint farm is 'NTLM' which is not supported by Hierarchical stage. It's impossible to enable the other method on our side as any change would affect the entire farm..

Implementing this feature would allow more ways for the connection.

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  • Jul 15 2020
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Who would benefit from this IDEA? Both IBM and us can benefit from it. IBM can retain us if the DataStage can provide the features needed. We don't need to pay the extra cost for a thirty party tool.
How should it work?

Now we have to purchase a commercial ODBC driver- CData driver.

If this features is available in Hierarchical stage, for us, there will be no extra cost and no further technical and procurement maintenance as supposed to the Cdata driver.

As well, it could show the power of the DataStage, which helps build the confidence to renew the license.

Idea Priority High
Priority Justification It is needed for an important project of us. We have other potential use cases that need this feature.
Customer Name Canadian Food Inspection Agency/Jing Zhang
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    Virginie Grandhaye commented
    10 Oct 10:30am

    Are you still considering this enhancement request as a need? If so, could you please provide additional details on the way you are currently connecting to Sharepoint datasource.

    Without this level of details, we unfortunately won't be able to consider this enhancement request.Thanks again for your feedback on our products.

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    Virginie Grandhaye commented
    4 Aug 11:52am

    Thank you for proposing this idea as an enhancement for our connectors.

    To investigate further the feasibility of this, we would need more details on the way you are currently connecting to Sharepoint. Are you using REST endpoints?

    Thanks for any details you can provide, that would ease our investigation.

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