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Pinned ideas

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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Compliance scripting helper - getHardwareSummary

Compliance scripting - Along side of getNativeConfig() looking for getHardwareSummary()
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Need IWS MQ Request/Response to be able to match remote application behavior

The current design of the IWS MQ Plugin for the Request/Response action expects the remote application to reply with the message id from the request on the correlation id of the response. We need the IWS MQ Plugin enhanced to be able to match the ...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Treat N/A as valid success criteria for Report Distribution Status on PeopleSoft Connector job submissions.

The IWS for applications connector does not recognize N/A as a valid completion status for Report Distributions.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Meaning of Unknown for Shadow-Resources should be available

Currentlywhen all its members had been failed or unknown shadow equivalencies are considered as offline.It should be considered online to prevent complete service down-times.
about 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

IWSz Specific Dashboard

A product provided Dashboard specific to the IWSz end to end environment should be provided with the product
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

NSM URI to list Services by description

GET nsm/service/description/*searchString* should return matching Services. The searchString should be a minimum of N characters and can contain only [A-Za-z0-9 @-_]
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

improve performance of TSAAM OC

The OC of TSAAM performes in general too slow. Every action you made causes the OC to make a screen refresh. The automatic refresh interval deselects your previeous selected resource or Topologie where you want to act on.
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 3 Not under consideration

Use ITNM custom attributes to filter which devices to seed to NCM

Currently the only options to filter/sync between ITNM and NCM are either the entire ITNM domain, and/or filter on device name or entity class. We would also need to be able to filter on custom attributes (such as customer name, or product categor...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Modify IWSd LTP before creating Symphony

Our customer wants to modify the job stream temporarily before creating Symphony.In the case of IWS for z/OS, they modify the occurrences on Long Term Plan without modifying Definition DB, after that they extend Current Plan and make them effectiv...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

availibility of commands in operator console

It's i. e. impossible to request an offline operator vote on an offline resource. Because of different priorities sometimes it might be necessary to force a task down to prevent it will be started by any other automation. Furthermore it's impossib...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration