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Tivoli System Automation

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Provide more logging info, what was done, when and why. On e2e and FLA level

It is impossible for the customer to understand what the automation engine had done automatically
almost 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Circular ForcedDownBy relationships, DependsOn relationship & MANDATORY attribute

Requirement for circular ForcedDownBy relationships, DependsOn relationship & MANDATORY attribute.We'd like to be able to define 2 resources under TSA AM, with relationships so that either one will stop if the other fails. Under TSA MP we can ...
about 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 3 Not under consideration

Improvements for state "Stuck Online"

Today, we have very limited possibilities to operate a resource with state "stuck online". There are two functions that should be improved:1. a resource stays in "stuck online" if the stop request is canceled and the desired state isn't "offline" ...
about 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 3 Not under consideration

rgmbrreq for concurrent resources

Today, it is not possible to create a request for a concurrent resource on a specific node. With the new function rgmbrreq should work for concurrent resources in the same way as rgmbrreq for fixed resources.see forum discussion: http://www.ibm.co...
about 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 4 Not under consideration

Encrypted EIF-Events

Encrypted EIF events would greatly enhance the security of the product.Why: Today it is possible to send faked EIF-Events to the SAAM. This could bring the SAAM Server to react in an unsuitable way.
about 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

SAMP - samadapter in non-root context

It would be a great security enhancement if the development would redesign the samadapter-process not to run in root-context anymore.It is generally awkward to open an IP-port with UID 0 due to the possible option of exploiting the process and gai...
about 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration