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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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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Support calendars in folders with datecalc

Hi team, We need IWA tool should support calendars in folders with datecalc which will help to expand solution for various market. Since we need to modify the holiday calendar for different market. For example :- We need to pass 5th working day ...
8 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Check subsystem availability in WAPL procedure EQQYXJPX

WAPL procedure EQQYXJPX immediately ends when IWS subsystem is not active or available and job step terminates with RC=12. It can be usefull to have the possibility to check the susbystem availability and eventually retry the connection again. Sub...
8 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Not under consideration

Use ENTITYID instead of MAINNODEENTITYID for BGP status polling

This RFE is based on initial observation and detailed discussion with L3 support. The L3 support finally concluded that such BGP event supression is impossible in the current design. With the current ITNM polling design, "Interface Filter" option...
8 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

IMS TMRA tracking support for IBM Observability by Instana Application Performance Monitoring on z/OS

Our customer wants to track the transaction between WAS on Linux, IMS TMRA, IMS Connect and IMS DC/DB. But because IMS TMRA is not supported to be tracked, so they cannot see the whole transaction. They want to have the solution by 2022 Q2.
8 months ago in Instana 0 Planned for future release

The "Actual Run Time" format changed from IWS9.3 to IWS9.5

Dear Support, Please refers to the files uploaded. The time format of "Actual Run Time" from the files under stdlist has changed from MM:SS to HH:MM. Is there any way I can keep the old time format, MM:SS? Regards, Jay
9 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Netcool Probe for Huawei NCE-Super NMS using REST API

This will facilitate alarm data ingestion from the specified NMS (Huawei NCE-Super) using REST API NBI protocol. Globe Telecom and other Telco operators which needs this NMS/Orchestrator integrated for alarm monitoring and alarm management will be...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Convert IBM Tivoli Monitoring OS Agent Reports model from compatible query mode to dynamic query mode.

To be able to use the functionalities of the dynamic query mode when reporting with the IBM Tivoli Monitoring OS Agent model and to be able to use it in conjunction with other models to create more robust reports.
10 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Not under consideration

TWS Job Status 'FAIL' records to be logged onto JOB_HISTORY_V DB View

Currently, TWS design only counts 'Success' and 'ABEND' job status for Job Statistical analysis and only these records are being inserted into JOB_RUN_HISTORY table, due to which we could only get Job Status conditions 'S' and 'A' from JOB_HISTORY...
10 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

OpenResty Alpine Module Build for Nginx tracing 1.19.9

Customer is trying to monitor kong.They currently use image based on an alpine image: https://hub.docker.com/layers/kong/library/kong/2.5.1-alpine/images/sha256-6896f87b90dcea49ee7009a9963a709e5644ebf0dff8491d2c010bf7fab6a974?context=exploreThey w...
10 months ago in Instana 0 Not under consideration

Extracting user list from DWC

Why is it useful? 1. It is useful for the purpose of timely review conducted by every client to have a clear picture of what users have access to application and what is the type of access. 2. It simplifies the review for auditors as well for inte...
10 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration