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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):

  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • Control Desk

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  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - incl IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - incl Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - inc Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM

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Grafana Plugin for Monitoring Data

As we expose monitoring metrics related to a business services in Grafana dashboards we would like to add and compose a full service vision integrating also IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management ones
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Functionality already exists

Cloud Automation Manager: Pre-destroy plan output and confirmation so the user can see what will be deleted before it happens

CMSIBM-264 Pre-destroy plan output and confirmationAs an iCAM user, I would like to see a list of resources that will be destroyed when asked to confirm whether or not I want to destroy an instance.Acceptance Criteria:- iCAM UI displays pre-destro...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

A phrase processor A part of Microsoft Business office

Office on the web is actually a no cost light-weight World wide web Edition of Microsoft Office and mostly contains a few Internet apps: Word, Excel and Powerpoint. The offering also features Outlook.com, OneNote and OneDrive that happen to be acc...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Test idea - please ignore

I want xyz feature
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

Correlation-id based logging approach when provisioning infrastructure

New correlation-id should be created for each API call/request and should be carried forward to the subsequent internal calls to the other microservices. All logs should be prefixed with the correlation-id (supported by many logging libraries) I...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Pre-deployment policy checks to verify that provisioning requests meet the standards/rules of the organization for infrastructure

Deployments must adhere to provisioning standards and stay within security "guard rails". These standards and guard rails are spelled out by means of a collection of rules that are applied to provisioning requests to determine if the requests are...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

Monitoring Module to support Nutanix

MUFG are investing heavily in Nutanix and need a solution to monitor it. Our competition, Applications Manager from ManageEngine, provide this function today.
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Improve Observe environments in the MCM console by adding two more views

Include Cloud Pak Administration Hub and Grafana under Observe environments in the hamburger menu. For Grafana , we will need to include some out of the box meaningful dashboards. In 2.2, we should use Thanos to create richer custom dashboards to...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

License Compliance for Cloud Pak for Automation for Prod and Non-Prod env based on entitlement ratios

So, License Compliance advisor needs to provide the compliance status based on the below deployment criteria: Prod vs Non-Prod: : Cloud Pak for Automation is charged differently for production vs non-product environments. Also t...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 2 Under review

Support creating application yaml from already deployed app

When importing existing cluster or when apps are deployed outside MCM, add ability to create a simple application yaml so that the user can take advantage of MCM capabilities.
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration