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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
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.

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Correlation-id based logging approach when provisioning infrastructure

New correlation-id should be created for each API call/request and should be carried forward to the subsequent internal calls to the other microservices. All logs should be prefixed with the correlation-id (supported by many logging libraries) I...
almost 4 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Job Schedule - To Enhance the Run cycle Preview

Hi Team, This request is to enhance the feature of job preview option inside the job stream. When we see the job view (tool tip )from inside the job stream it will display the job name alone according to the cursor movement.instead we are looking ...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

In managing variants sap from IWS extend the length of the fields from 45 to 132 characters to allow complex formulas that re

In managing variants sap from IWS extend the length of the fields from 45 to 132 characters to allow complex formulas that require a length of over 45 cha.
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Pre-deployment policy checks to verify that provisioning requests meet the standards/rules of the organization for infrastructure

Deployments must adhere to provisioning standards and stay within security "guard rails". These standards and guard rails are spelled out by means of a collection of rules that are applied to provisioning requests to determine if the requests are ...
almost 4 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

Netact SNMP trap retransmission

Netact Corba interface ramp-down is planned for NetAct 22 FP2201, which is the first feature package in 2022 Jan. Requirement is to have a probe, capable of requesting SNMP trap retransmission. SNMP alarm upload: http://cudovm01.netact.nsn-rdnet.n...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Expanding Memory Limit (2GB) of Aggregate (Netcool)

our customer is using Netcool for Electric power outage analysis, but the performance of the process cannot be improved due to the memory limit. Issue: The outage analysis process consists of the event enrichment process and the analysis process. ...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0

DWC: enhance graphical features for successors/pre-decessors

In DWC we have graphical capabilities to present pre-decessors and successors for IWS applications. The graphical view makes it much easier to get the proper insight in the structure of the applications.However, the graphical view for successors i...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

No Operation

The No Operation field does not show up on the Plan List nor can it be seen on the Data Base in View Mode.
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Huawei Corba TMF814 more information in connections

In the visualization of connections in Network Hop View should be improved in order to show the users more information without the need to open the Structure View to check the endpoints. Currently we have only the ifDescr in the connection tooltip...
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 10 Not under consideration

DWC - Create datasource for a selected flow based on endpoint(s)

We would like to be able in DWC to create a datasource extracting entire flow which one or more given job(s) is/are depending on (no matter job status).
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release