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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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Need APM version of QS ITM agent

Need to have the TWS ITM agent redone to be compliant with the newer versions of ITM APM 8.x and the newer ICAM. It will need so have some summary layers added to the agent so it displays correctly in the dashboards.
over 2 years ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Planned for future release

XML Gateway insert Support for details & journal table

XML Gateway (Message Bus gateway) isn't passing Inserts from the details or journal tables. A single Message Bus Gateway should be able to extract data from all the tables listed in the table replication file. Data should be output to handle the u...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

Composer cmd to display Locked objects in the DB

We have a need for a new composer command that displays all objects in "Locked" status in the DB. Would like to have this ability for all the different type of objects that can get Locked in the DB. Jobs, Jobstreams, Resources, Variable Tables, Ca...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Dynamic Workload Console 9.5 Audit Data

Dynamic Workload Console V9.5 has no audit tracking. Would like to see some type of log which tracks items like User Logon/off and user search and updates while in the tool.
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

TADDM integration with Ansible

Need an integration between TADDM and Ansible to support discovery of target endpoints (both Linux and Windows servers) located behind a firewall in the DMZ. IBM had previously suggested the use of BigFix for this task, but BigFix is non-strategic...
about 2 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 Not under consideration

Enhancement to Scope-based Event Grouping

Enhancement to the scope-based event grouping extension to allow customization on the minimum number of traps for a synthetic event to be created. For example having grouping on a single trap doesn't really provide much benefit to end users. Addit...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Planned for future release

Preserve comments in ITNM's config files

When saving changing to a configuration file via the Discovery Configuration GUI, custom comments within the header of the document are lost.
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

Cancelation of WebSphere batch job (wsgrid.bat) on Windows should invoke shutdown hook i java

Cancelling a WebSphere Batch job on Windows, a java.exe process started from the wsgrid.bat only kills the java process. The shutdown hook in java is not called and the job/step i the websphere bacth container is not interrupted/stopped. This is "...
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Planned for future release

Provide detailed user and usage statistics to satisfy internal audit requirements

Need to know detailed user metrics such as the last log on date, product metrics showing hourly and daily usage of the product for justification and audit. A way to look at usage trends and the number of concurrent logins over a trend. Ability to ...
over 7 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 7 Not under consideration

Secure files in /tmp/.instana

Original issue description: Our security policy does not accept files with permission to write and execute inside the directory "/tmp", as INSTANA creates this type of file in "/tmp/.instana" we have several issues of vulnerability. We verified in...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration