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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

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

  • Edge Application Manager

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  • IBM Turbonomic ARM

  • 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 Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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Option to switch off tool tip (auto pop up information) in AM Dash

The automatic pop up of the tool tip window(s) in the AM views is extremely annoying, especially if operators work from homewith smaller displays i.e. on notebook computers. It always overlays just the expan button as wel as menus they want to sel...
over 7 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Set the stream's priority at the run cycle/run cycle group too

I would like to see a feature added to the stream's run cycle(s) and the run cycle group(s) object to allow the ability to add a PRIORITY for that stream's run cycle or stream's multiple run cycles or run cycle groups. When there is a priority def...
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

rgmbrreq for concurrent resources

Today, it is not possible to create a request for a concurrent resource on a specific node. With the new function rgmbrreq should work for concurrent resources in the same way as rgmbrreq for fixed resources. see forum discussion: http://www.ibm.c...
about 11 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 4 Not under consideration

TDWC - need to have a notepad like functionality to edit scheduling objects

We currently use TWS WebAdmin from Segus as our GUI. Their product has a functionality known as text edit mode. You can select a database object from a filtered view then click the text edit function. A notepad like text edit window appears with t...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Export Topology Maps to Visio

The client would like the ability to export Topology Network Views to Visio as current functionality via SVG or PNG does not provide enough detail.
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration

“Disable BDC Wait” for all jobs in one single global parameter in TWS configurations, instead of disabling it job by job

Today, we are not able to Disable BDC wait for all jobs at once. We should be able to do it in configuration that would affect all jobs globally. You can use the case below for reference TS002011039, as I was not able to add it to the correct fiel...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

SAMP - samadapter in non-root context

It would be a great security enhancement if the development would redesign the samadapter-process not to run in root-context anymore.It is generally awkward to open an IP-port with UID 0 due to the possible option of exploiting the process and gai...
over 11 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Support changing plan in monitoring views

Operations and developers frequently want to compare and contrast a job or job stream between production days. Letting DWC users select the production plan directly from a monitoring view instead of dismissing the view and generating a new one fro...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

New feature TDWC 9.2 for submittal of a Job Stream from Stream definition need ability to adjust properties before submitting

New feature TDWC 9.2 allows for submittal of a Job Stream from Stream definition needs ability to adjust properties before submitting.The new feature in the TDWC 9.2 that allows for submittal of a Job Streams into the plan from the Stream definiti...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Event Analytics - Option to define the pattern discovery timeframe

If groups/pattern timeframe can be set during discovery rather than post discovery via edit pattern option.
almost 4 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Planned for future release