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When trying to add a external predecessor via the TDWC you need to use the application's full name. Need additional Job-Name filter to select explicit job(s) as external predecessor dependency. Like ABC123P%. We need you to provide the ability ...
almost 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Functionality already exists

TDWC current plan add issues

 When adding an application into the current plan VIA the TDWC there is no way of changing the jobs in the app. For example- if you need to change a workstation we can't as it don't list the jobs in the app when doing the add operation. Also  Yo...
almost 8 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Create Driver for Cisco Wireless Link Controllers 5508

Please create managed SmartModels for:Vendor: CiscoType: Wireless Lan ControllerModel: 5508OS: and
almost 8 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Planned for future release

Allow Change Status Dialog to Transfer Data back to Ticket

We want to allow main record data changes (e.g. Incident) to be written back to the main record after the Change Status dialog has been submitted.We have data which is conditionally required before the user can change the staus of an Incident. We...
almost 8 years ago in Control Desk 4 Not under consideration

Align Quick Insert To Simple Insert Dialogs

Quick Insert links on the Start Center should behave exactly the same as creating a new record in the application. Presently, Quick Insert links bypass any Create Simple dialogs.
almost 8 years ago in Control Desk 3 Not under consideration

Ability to Filter Request for Web Services

We currently use Web Services and there does not appear to be a filter function for the data being retrieved via Web ServicesComplaintFilter not working in Create Web Service from an Object Structure Service Definition dialog. IBM's answerContent...
almost 8 years ago in Control Desk 3 Not under consideration

Flag to avoid using login credentials from System Properties

Flag to avoid UOW considering login credentials from System Properties
almost 8 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration

MemberInProblemState only, if problem still exists

See PMR 19120,033,724Today TSAMP sometimes shows Resource Groups with state "MemberInProblemState" even if all Members are online.This is caused by a resource, that was in a stuckOnline state after issues with reset, however this is hidden from th...
almost 8 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Enhancement ticket for the product future Installations

We request IBM to open an Enhancement ticket for the issue that we are struggling for MDM, BackUp MDM, FTA, Patch, etc. installations. [1] 'root' / 'sudo-root' access require...
almost 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Add a run cycle for an event rule

Having the equivalent of a run cycle in the job stream but for the event rules, which would allow an event to be available for instance from Monday through Friday
almost 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration