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Event Reader Service should warn users on save if a field used in the Event Reader Filter is not in the selected fields

The request is for adding a warning option to Omnibus EventReader service when users are triying to make changes that will affect restriction filter. The solution should be implemented on Impact 7.1 and it was discussed with Impact L2 engineers wh...
22 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Add support for HTTPS and Authentication against Proxy in Agile Service Manager's ServiceNow Observer

The ASM ServiceNow Observer supports connection from ASM to ServiceNow via a web proxy, but does not support connections to the proxy that require either HTTPS or authentication. On-Prem ASM instances located in secure networks are therefore unabl...
27 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Remove or restrict ncw_admin role that is required for Scope Based Event Grouping

As per IBM documentation, ncw_admin role from Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI has to be granted to the users who want to use Scope Based Event Grouping. However, this provides higher privileges to the users unnecessarily. It allows users to update/modify s...
29 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Netcool Impact RFE: New policy functions to query users' role assignments and support for custom roles

This RFE is to request additional functionality for Netcool Impact, firstly, the addition of two policy functions, one to query whether a specific role is assigned to a user (either directly or indirectly), returning True/False, and another functi...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Netcool Impact script to update the registered default administrator password where Impact is integrated to LDAP

On advise from IBM Support (TS008882933) the current supported method for changing the Impact references to the default administrator password, where the default administrator is in LDAP, is to use the script " confAuth4ldap.sh " to disable LDAP i...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Certify Multi Factor Authentication IBM DASH integration with Okta

Default Authentication for IBM DASH using Websphere is not sufficient to protect unauthorized users into system. Enterprises use Okta's web-based, single sign-on (SSO) application to provide a single centralised interface to access third-party p...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Topology Manager Observer for Ericsson Orchestrator

Customer RFP to replace Ericson CNEX is asking for a service assurance solution that includes events, performance and topology and the only missing part is topology.
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Impact check for cluster failover number of retries parameter

Currently, a secondary Impact server will take over as the primary if an attempted connection to the (derby) ImpactDB on the current primary fails or times out after the timeout: impact.cluster.ispreferredprimarytimeout (default 60000). Because ...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Required documentation on 502 Bad Gateway error if uploading a large file to the FileObserver is slow or interrupted

When setting up a FileObserver a file can be uploaded with prior data. If this is being uploaded and is delayed or interrupted a 502 Bad Gateway message can be displayed. No further information is given. Documentation explaining that this error ...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Is a defect

Messagebus Probe WebHook should respond with WWW-Authenticate entry in header for authentication

As defined here: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTTP/Authentication : "RFC 7235 defines the HTTP authentication framework, which can be used by a server to challenge a client request, and by a client to provide authentication infor...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review