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  1. Make it easier to find products in the customer portal

    Finding products is a real pain. It would be much easier if you were to let me search for products first, then show me where they are licensed in the sites/servers that I belong to, and in the same screen show me if the licenses are current. Right now, I have to know the PI Server number to do anything, and I have ot know where a product is related to a PI Server number.

    23 votes
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  2. Clarify "My NOC Cases" and "All NOC Cases"

    The Customer Portal allows you to filter for "My NOC Cases" and "All NOC Cases". These should be reworded to "My Open NOC Cases" and "All Open NOC Cases", otherwise a customer may try to use these filters to find closed NOC cases, only to be disappointed and confused.

    1 vote
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  3. Add a visual indicator for permissions denied due to the user's profile

    By definition, Support and Download users do not have permissions to generate PI Server licenses on the Customer Portal, but it is not apparent from the grayed-out license generation button that it is due to permissions. Similarly, Support Users see a lack of product install kits. This leads to some users thinking something is wrong with the portal as opposed to thinking it is permissions. It would be nice if there were an indicator or hover text such as "Your profile <profile> does not have license generation permission. Please contact your Admin User, noted on the My Profile > My…

    6 votes
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  4. Make the sign-out page more useful

    Currently, the sign-out page is a dead end. The privacy policy page is the only page linked from it. Please consider either redirecting the user to a more useful page a few seconds after the sign-out page appears or making the sign-out page more useful by adding links to pages that the user might want to visit next.

    1 vote
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  5. Add support for two-step verification

    The new Customer Portal allows users to see all tech support cases in the organization, and Enterprise Agreement customers will have access to nearly every PI program. As they say: with great power comes great responsibility.

    Please add support for two-step verification to decrease the chances of a successful "hack" into a user's account. A successful hack would reveal a lot of confidential information and allow the hacker to mooch the PI programs.

    1 vote
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  6. Eliminate the need to scroll on the sign-in page

    On laptops, the contents of the sign-in page do not fit on the screen, so the user must scroll to see all of it. Please redesign the page so that the content fits on the screen. Shrink or eliminate the picture of the bridge, or send it into the background (e.g. https://login.live.com/).

    2 votes
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  7. Software download window needs redesigned

    The window to download software does not work well. I struggle to even reach the check box for license agreement and the button to start the download. I don't know if it scaling or what, but it was almost unusable.

    9 votes
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  8. Customer would like to either have "Feed" articles delivered to Email, or as an RSS feed

    Customer would like new items in his / her "feed" to be delivered to his / her email (maybe daily?) or via an RSS feed.

    80 votes
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  9. Filing an EA Tech Support case for a specific site

    Since EA software licenses are managed on the EA virtual site, they are losing the ability to track cases filed against products as well as a site or sites. They would like to be able to track these items against both, as well as filter against both.

    3 votes
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  10. Attach my site's architecture diagram

    I'd like to be able to attach my site's architecture diagram via the customer portal. This would allow me to avoid having to re-explain my architecture every time I call into Tech Support and speak with a new support engineer.

    3 votes
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  11. Order the version numbers

    When you go to create a new case online, you must choose the version number of the program. Please make sure that the versions are always in order. For example, for PI DataLink, the version numbers are listed in descending order, which is fine, but then 2019 was sloppily appended at the bottom of the list, even though it should be at the top.

    2 votes
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  12. Make the pop-up screen for uploading the MSF file for license generation larger or include a scroll down button

    When generating a PI license file on the customer portal, a pop-up screen is presented for uploading the MSF file. When the pop-up screen opens it cuts off before you see where to upload the MSF file. Include a scroll function on the side bar so customers can expand the pop-up screen and see where to upload the MSF file or make the pop screen larger.

    2 votes
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  13. Please don't show me older expired product licenses

    It's confusing - I have old expired licenses that I'm requesting download access, and unknown to me, there is another site has the current license that I'm looking for. Rather than just emailing the account team of my download request, just direct me to where the license is current among the sites that I have download rights to.

    4 votes
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  14. Admin action distributed to multiple admins

    My sites typically have multiple admins, who are responsible for adding / removing / updating user lists. It would be great if there was a way to queue or distribute admin actions for a site across all the admins for that site. Example, a new user calls technical support and a case is opened for an admin to add them as a user, it would be great if that was shared across the admins and not specific to one admin, as that admin may not be available.

    3 votes
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  15. Provide useable downloadable data for analyzing past NOC calls

    While it is helpful to be able to see a history of NOC Cases in the portal, it would be helpful to be able to download the history for analysis. This would require a list of NOC calls with the name of the site, the case number, the Subject, the Description, the name of the Machine involved, the Contact who responded, the Device, interface or process involved, the current status, the last modified date and the Resolution (if any).

    6 votes
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  16. Improve category selection on case creation page so that it's clearer which to select

    The case creation page requires a selection of a category (eg. "Technical", "PI Developers Club License", "Customer Portal"), but at the moment, we are finding a non-negligible quantity of cases are submitted to the incorrect category.

    This category selection is what allows the system to route the case to the right team, and incorrect selections can result in delays with the case.

    The page does not clearly convey what each category is meant for, unless you know to hover over the categories to see the tooltips. However, this is not intuitive, and leads to incorrect selections.

    Having spoken with several…

    8 votes
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  17. Streamline changing of roles

    As an admin changing the role for a user requires you to enter into each user and updating the role. Unfortunately phone number and/or other fields such as working times, timezone, etc. typically aren't set and these are required. This means that to simply change permissions the Admin must now enter in all of these fields which is an arduous task, especially if you need to do it for a team of people.

    Rather, when clicking Configure for the user the role is shown in a dropdown that's currently disabled. Being able to update the role here would streamline the…

    2 votes
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  18. Add SSO username to profile

    Add a section to the customer profile with their SSO username so they know how to log onto FTP.

    5 votes
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  19. Option for Admin User to be copied on all case interaction e-mails

    As an Admin User, I would like to be able to opt in to being cced on all case interaction e-mails for any cases for my sites. That way I can be aware of the issues my team is facing as the case interactions occur.

    4 votes
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  20. Remove product family from product search criteria

    The Search in the ‘Product’ Section of the Portal allows customers to search a number of fields including anything in the ‘Custom Name’ field. Thus they can name their servers meaningful names (to them) and be able to find them easily.

    This is a great capability BUT we feel that we have identified a problem.

    One of the fields that seems to get searched is ‘Product Family’. This creates the issue.

    It would seem reasonable, in fact a good idea, for a customer to call a server something like ‘Project X Development Server’. But we use ‘Development’ as a Product…

    2 votes
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