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GUI for poll definition and policy testing example results

System: IBM Tivoli Network ManagerActor: Need a feature that will allow the user to select a poll definition and policy, execute a mock poll, and display the results to determine how many devices, which devices, and the overall effect this would h...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Under review

improve performance of TSAAM OC

The OC of TSAAM performes in general too slow. Every action you made causes the OC to make a screen refresh. The automatic refresh interval deselects your previeous selected resource or Topologie where you want to act on.
over 8 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 3 Not under consideration

Feature to specify Hold Time

The current hold feature does not allow releasing the hold after a period of time. Requirement is for a feature to put a job on hold for a particular period of time.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Need for a loop function in device scripts

There is currently no method for performing a group of actions repeatedly in a device script ie.01=do something02=if=this happens03=send=sometext04=goto 0105=endif06=do something else
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Under review

availibility of commands in operator console

It's i. e. impossible to request an offline operator vote on an offline resource. Because of different priorities sometimes it might be necessary to force a task down to prevent it will be started by any other automation.Furthermore it's impossibl...
almost 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

All commands with parameters have to be available in Operator Console

All shell commands have to be available in opcons with all parameters.
almost 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Multi-Tenacy and RBAC control in Topology Library

Add functionality to enhance Roles Based Access Control (RBAC) in Map Libraries. User should only see their login and not all logins.
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Under review

REST API to set device login credentials into ServiceTemplate

Need similar REST API to support this EJB function. NativeCommandSetCommand.setCommandAuthentication(userName, password, enPassword, useOnlyDynaAuth);
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Under review

DWC - Operator acknowledgement of jobs in error for ease of managing multiple controllers

DWC - Operator acknowledgement of jobs in error for ease of managing multiple controllers.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Add the ability to view z/OS Current Plan numbers in the DWC

Add the ability to view z/OS Current Plan numbers in the DWC.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration