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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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IBM Workload Scheduler integration with ElasticSearch (ELK) for logging

The customer CaixaBank is using IBM Workload Scheduler for Distributed to schedule in several systems. There is also an ongoing project of centralize all logs, from all those systems into a central ElasticSearch repository. It provides benefits li...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

F5 device problem

Hi,We have discovered F5 devices in our infrastructure and now we are attempting to poll and store value of an OID (1.3.6.1.4.1.3375.2.2.10.2.3.1.12). After polling and storing the data, when we query the historical data - the 'Instance' field is ...
about 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 3 Not under consideration

Actual Usage Documentation

Instead of simply writing down the literal operation of the application and associated utilities actually describe what it does and how it accomplishes its tasks. Using snmp_walk.pl I have no idea which community string is being used, why it takes...
about 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

Compliance housekeeping script

Keep only one distinct policy result for each Managed Network Resource.
about 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration

TWS is very sensitive to the point that even a small increase in SAN disk I/O wait, delays job execution

Constant read/write of data by TWS into .msg queues makes TWS very sensitive, even a small increase of 8-10 msecs in disk I/O wait time starts queueing up messages in Intercom.msg and eventually delaying job execution.
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Support extended characters in user name of IBM Workload Scheduler product

Government of Alberta User Name standards include a dot "." in the user name. IWS Installer limits the User name can contain alphanumeric, dash (-), and underscore (_) characters. Requesting extension of this limitation to include other extended c...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Enhancement in show differences function

User wants an option in show differences function to see only configuration which is different, other common configuration items should not be displayed.
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

NOT ASSESSED evaluation should show the XPATH on Results screen

NOT ASSESSED evaluation should show the XPATH on the right side of the Results screen
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Tool to run show differences againts golden configuration

During the UAT for “show differences” functionality, we received a feedback from business. Below is the details. Test Case:Verify that NCM tool can provide visual configuration comparisons of current or version configuration of a device against go...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Not under consideration

Compliance Edit Definition must show all the evaluations

Compliance Edit Definition must show all the xpath evaluations in order to delete the unwanted evaluations, which is not possible from GC template.
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration