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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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Compliance - PERL script support required

Compliance - PERL script support
about 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Allow GC parameters to run command against given device

Allow GC parameters to run command against given device and retrieve response
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

\^ sequence it not interpreted as caret character

For example the following example job definition (our production includes several job definitions with carets):DK01SV8880_1#JOB001 DOCOMMAND "ECHO \^\^" STREAMLOGON "SCDOM\TTBUU" RECOVERY CONTINUEdoes not execute ECHO ^^, but ECHO \^\^ causing the...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Functionality already exists

would like to have button to mark job to keep joblog longer

we would like to have a button available to mark a job to be kept for longer retention . At year end when we run month-end, quarter-end and Year-end jobs we like to be available to mark these jobs as keeping for extended days. Rather than the defa...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

IDT should remember all characters typed at prompt to trigger

IDT is failing to buffer/remember all the characters typed at device prompt
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

ALU OLT driver enahncement for incremental backup

Incremental sync support required. Like sync only one of the following items in each UOW.Thus we neither need UOW pre-emption and we will sync the complete OLT configuration(including future items) within few hours. Current backup items:rtrv-servi...
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Additional Match Criteria for Command Filter

Requesting additional Match Criteria like 'Starts with' in Command Filter
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

ALU TL1 drivers.log enhancement

For Alcatel/PON/OLTS-L/*4x.* avoid character based logging in drivers.log and capture the device interactions in string format. Also it is weird that non-error commands or output captured at ERROR log level. IBM L3 Steven Shuman aware of the issue
almost 6 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration

Optimize in-line scripts in Symphony file

Hi I recently met a customer that is using in-line scripts significantly and has over 100K jobs a day. As a result of the fact that these in-line scripts are stored in the Symphony, the size of the Symphony is huge (>250 MB) which imposes some ...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Workload Scheduler Console 9.3 - Persistent Sort

It would be nice if the sort function under 'Monitor Workload' was persistent between sessions. Or there was some way to bake the sort order into the Query line, so it could be saved for later.
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration