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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 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...

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OOB functionalities oriented to telecommunications companies

The event management solution, NOI has and is used by many companies in the telecommunications sector and we are promoting Cloud Pak for watson AIOPs as the evolution of traditional management, I believe it would be of greater impact if we had OOB...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Needs more information

Import metadata from targets and allow to add custom metadata on business application, transaction and service level

Today Turbonomic imports tags from hypervisors or K8s allowing to display important meta-data such as the responsible support group or contact person for an entity. For entites on application, middleware or database level this is not available yet...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / APM & Applications & Databases 0 Under review

Ability to set utilization and other constraints on group or cluster level

IBM Turbonomic is currently importing admission control settings which are part on a VMware HA policy as utilization constraint affecting all host in a cluster individually. For a stretched cluster this means that a 50% maximum utilization constra...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 1 Under review

Clearly indicate policy hierarchy in the UI

As a user I would like the ability to understand the hierarchy overrides for policy settings, so I can have accurate expectations about the outcome of applying a policy.
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Under review

WatsonAIOPS (AI Manager) topology view of properties change , and easy way to see what is the change.

The topology view of resources shown when a change of properties has been detected but on 3.5.1 we have to compare the JSON definition of the resource of two different periods in order to see what was the change, in some cases the changes are more...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Defining metrics collection with filter on resources name (or equivalent way to avoid colecting ALL of that metric), as a way to scale the deployment.

We have enabled collection of metric from APM (Dynatrace) and the definition of the connection do not allow to define filtering for the resources we are interested on, so enabling metrics that applied to many resources will cause a big amount of K...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Provide an UI view for the historical resolved alerts, stories WatsonAIOPS (AI Manager). There is a filter that let's you choose "Status = Resolved" but it is not showing result.

The customer will like to have some way to show the lasted alerts and stories been resolved because it could be shown on stories and alerts after. How to visualize resolved Stories? There is a filter that let's you choose "Status = Resolved" but i...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Review (readonly) permission on roles definition WatsonAIOPS (AI Manager). The customer is looking to have a READONLY on stories,alerts,runbooks permission for some user, on WatsonAIOPS 3.5.1

We are doing a project with Watson AIOPS (AI Manager) 3.5.1. During role definition was not possible to define a role that allow only view( read-only) on stories, alerts, and runbooks. The most restrictive role for alerts/stories/runbooks was allo...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Adding the filtering feature in the Nokia5529Idm collector

it will be very useful to have the filtering feature when running the Nokia Collector as this will help us with sorting the domain geographically..and also not to discover all the Nokia devices in each Domain ..by that we will enhance the performa...
about 1 month ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Under review

Provide more information on-demand costs in the Recommendation download file for VMs

I would like to see both the on demand costs for the downsized machines both with ROI and without the ROI as it will be more helpful on calculation savings from the on demand
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Needs more information