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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
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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Monitor Disk I/O latency metrics

Currently, we don't show metrics related to Disk Latency. We don’t collect I/O latency related operations. This would be needed for business purposes.
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

We want to make a group of groups. Currently not possible

There are multiple business cases. ONE: A group of all the groups of prod servers that have been rightsized. And having that one group - enables the Turbonomic Tech Champion to keep an eye on them for performance issues. TWO: Group of Application...
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Not under consideration

Authentication with OMNIbus jconnect only supports passwords up to 30 characters

Customer is using the ObjectServer for authentication of users logging into WebGUI/DASH. The password for the users is coming over an LDAP-integration of the ObjectServer. For users that do not have OMNIbus client libraries and due to password siz...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

Need Security in the TEPS to work in the same way that it does from the 3270 enhanced

Hello, We need to have commands (should be covered by takeaction security elements) that need to get executed under the ID of the person logged on (the resolved ID if using user mapping). However, we then need situations to be executed under the t...
about 1 year ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Under review

make ldap-configuration more customizable

For a NOI installation running on OCP with LDAP mode proxy, it is an absolute requirement that the users icpadmin and impactadmin must exist in the connected LDAP. The names of these users are not freely selectable, but must be exactly the same. T...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Planned for future release

ITM for Omegamon (TEPS functionality) should support passphrases

ITM 6.3.0 FP7 SP2/SP5 does not support passphrases. Currently ITM limitations are as follows: 1) up to 50 characters 2) For Distributed system, the acceptable characters are as following - For tacmd login those characters are between the brackets ...
over 1 year ago in ITM/IBM APM 8 Future consideration

ObjectServer HADR feature required to use failover pair as DASH/WebGUI HA source

Along with OMNIbus Core 8.1.0.24, DASH 3.1.1.9 and OMNIbus WebGUI 8.1.0.21 an ObjectServer can be used as DASH HA database source.Unfortunately only a single ObjectServer instance can be configured as a source which will be again a single point of...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 3 Future consideration

ITNM 4.2.0.7:Alcatel SAM 5620 Collector : Connect to Multiple EMS's

We are using Alcatel5620Sam Java collector to connect to single EMS and able to download topology successfully. Currently in customer environment, Nokia NFM-P EMS has been configured with High Availability so that any of the one instance will be i...
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Planned for future release

Use websockets to establish communication between MCM Cluster Hub and the managed cluster (Public Cloud)

Sometimes the cluster hub could be installed in a data center with several security restrictions, with some exceptions the customer could open the outbound traffic to internet, in order to manage another cluster like EKS, AKS, etc. but at the end ...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Make quick filters ignore relations in EventViewer

Suppose you have an event viewer with these events:* Alert 1 - severity 5* Alert 2 - Severity 4 * Alert 3 - Severity 5 Then we create a Quick Filter (in the top right corner of the event viewer) Severity = 5. Now the event viewer shows: * Alert 1 ...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration