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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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TADDM doesn't support SQL Server 2017 Discovery

This RFE is about the case "TS001448241", the field "PMR ID" TADDM doesn't Support Discovery on SQLserver 2017
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

EQQUX001 for DDRIVEN

Hi The EQQUX001 used by the IWS for Z/OS doesn't exist into the DDRIVEN component. In case of migration from IWS for z/OS to IWS Distributed it's important to reproduce the same function with DDRIVEN
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Administrator permission should not be required on Windows

Programs such as conman and composer should not require Administrator permission on Microsoft Windows.
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

ADD a parameter IA TIME in panel EQQAMRZP "Z/OS remote job info"

Can you add an Input arrival time (IA Time) parameter on the panel EQQAMRZP"z / os remote job info" ?This parameter will allow to indicate with precision on which occurrence of TWS Z / OS remote we want to associate the local shadow operation.
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Filters in IWS output collector

Our IWS environment include both PROD and TEST jobs in the same controller but now a new "requirement" has arised to the the output collector that collect the distributed joblogs and transferred them to the mainframe. Today, when installing the IW...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Modifying an Application screen

Would like to see if there is fix for this issue:why when an application in panel ‘Modifying an Application / EQQAMGPP' is selected with the modify (M) and you go through screens and do NO update and you just pf3 out of the application it will sho...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Avoid substring XPATH evaluation from GC definition

Ignore Evaluation XPATHs which are substrings of other XPATHs in the same definition
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration

Allow variable tables to be specified in a hierarchy

The limit of one, and only one, variable table to be specified limits reusability. It leads to redundancy and inhibits efforts to apply DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) principles. This raises both development and maintenance cost.
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

REST API to bring Filebased device into Managed

Requesting ITNCM REST API like 'IMPORTFROMDEFAULTFILE' that will automatically create a file with targeted NetworkResource name and dummy content at the path specified in FTP GR . And import that file to bring the Filebased Staged NetworkResource ...
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Improve readability of Component Comparison results

Configuration Comparison is essential capability of the TADDM product. However, the result that is generated when using this functionality is usually full of 'Last Stored Time' results - these occur for every comparable component because they are ...
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 Not under consideration