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Add support for SHA256 encryption for SNMPv3 discovery and polling in ITNM

We all need a good hash encryption algorithm in SNMPv3. SHA 1 is likely to be broken and all the NE vendors and security policies are moving to SHA2. We opened the case TS007203260 recently and we were told that SHA256 support is not planned for t...
9 days ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Submitted

Device CLASSTYPE in Event Enrichment

To transfer the classtype (Router, Switch, Firewall etc...) of a device that we have in the NCIM database in the omnibus alert information.
18 days ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Submitted

HuaweiM2K Java Collector should discover all neTypes as in XML dumps

This case is a follow up from the previous TS005353782 case which was closed even before our last inquiry was answered. For the NeType combination below which the previous PMR support described as “Not Supported”, we would like to know when it wi...
about 2 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Under review

ITNM Webtools not working with devices that require SHA2 envryption

ITNM webtools that uses SSH to run the commands remotely on devices that require SHA2 are failing because ITNM uses only SHA1 currentl. More details can be found at IBM case TS006186609.
2 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

Add Failover/failback support for to Alcatel5620Sam Collector

In an environment with two NSPs, one acting as primary and another acting as cold-standby, the collector is not able to recognize that the currently configured NSP is not active and fails to run a discovery.
3 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Under review

Upgrade of JBoss to RHEL supported version

When scanning vulnereability of our application server(s), we've noticed that JBoss 4.x is no longer supported by Red Hat, which caused vulnerability flags. We've been informed that JBoss itself is tightly integrated with TNPMW application, so upg...
3 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

Enhancement of ITNM TL1 collector to include vlan details from the discovered devices

IBM recently developed and delivered a new TL1 collector to discover FiberHome devices. Post deployment it was found out that the vlan details are missing in the same. This request is to enhance the collector code so as to include the vlan details...
3 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 3 Future consideration

Instant Client for Oracle 19 in ITNM

ITNM installs the client to connect to database for access the NCIM tables. For Oracle,having it installed and upgraded from 4.2.0.3 to 4.2.0.11 (with many steps in-between over the years), I see two clients at $NCHOME/precision/platform/linux2x86...
3 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Under review

New Collector for Discovering FiberHome MSAN devices

The customer has a set of MSAN’s that are from FiberHome OEM. The OEM supports TL1 as NBI for collecting inventory data. Since ITNM doesn’t have a generic TL1 collector, we will need a new collector developed. The following are the TL1 commands ...
3 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Under review

Automatic rebuild topological view after discovery

After run of discovery we need the automatic update of topological view for include new devices discovered. See also further datail in reported case.
4 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Functionality already exists