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creating a Domain should not automatically switch on ip_forwarding

creating a TSAMP-Domain causes unasked ip_forwarding to "on" even though it is not necessary if CG(s) are all in the same subnet. RSCT needs the function "Loose Source Routing":A simple answer for now is that RSCT uses LSR to deal with communicati...
about 7 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Database Connection Issue

When the change record with number of CIs greater than 55 is submitted into workflow, an error comes stating Database Connection Failure
about 7 years ago in Control Desk 3 Future consideration

ITNM 3.9 Path-Tool should show/use all information available

ITNM 3.9 Path-Tool : Use all available information (L2, L3, routing information (costs, type, ..) in PathView + HopView
over 7 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 3 Under review

Configurable password expiry

Administrators should have the ability to configure user accounts to have passwords that expire after a period of time.
over 7 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration

ITNM 3.9 - Poller not clearing events

If a device gets a new IP the old event is never cleared automatically as there is no current correlation for the events based on the device itself. After the discovery sets the device with the new IP that changed during the night, the polling sho...
over 7 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 5 Not under consideration

Request Fulfillment Offering Catalog Type ahead feature

Type Ahead Feature to assist customers in Search ability of offering catalogs in Request Fulfillment (SCCD) The ability for the application to filter on records as the customer types without hitting "Enter" key
over 7 years ago in Control Desk 3 Future consideration

Enable Incident Entry in Self-Service-Portal

Currently when Incident are entered through the Self-Service-Portal, they result in a Service Reuqest ("Report Issue"). This makes it necessary for the Servicedesk to duplicate the tickets and close the originated Service Request. This again confu...
over 7 years ago in Control Desk 4 Future consideration

tivoli common reporting - report package for Account Management?

We need to be able to provide reports on Account Management (e.g. what Activities etc. are allowed for each user group)? I would have thought this ought to be a standard set of reports for use with TIP, but I can't find any reference to it.
over 7 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration

Dynamically report authorized CIs not related (directly/indirectly over multiple steps) to a BusinessService

For Audit purposes we Need to Report all authorized CIs that have no relationship to a CI.BUSINESSSERVICE object. In our case the CI.BUSINESSSERVICE is related to the upper most CI which represents the technical Service, while the BusinessService ...
over 7 years ago in Control Desk 2 Future consideration

Vulnerabilitiy reporting on all Cisco and ALU devices in ITNCM database

Description: A function to provide a Reports on a per Realm or Vendor / Type basis, showing all hardware and OS related vulnerabilities.This would be based on Vendor published information.The output of this feature should also be available for ...
over 7 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration