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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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Dedicated Sensor for Tomcat

Currently the only way to discover Tomcat is to use Custom Server templates. Unfortunately, information that can be collected by this method are limited. Because of that a Tomcat dedicated sensor is required.
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 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

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.
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Role based REST URI access privileges

Role based REST URI access privileges
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

NPI requires support for floating point poll data

Support the ability for the poller to store values in floating point.
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Planned for future release

Enhance 'Takeover' process in IBM Workload Manager

The 'Hot Standby' process for the Controller needs to be enhanced to allow for a very high availability environment. Specifically the 'TAKEOVER' command should be enhanced so that it functions when there is already an active Controller.
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Provide GUI for polling confirmation

Add a GUI option to display which poll definitions and policies apply to a given device or set of devices.
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

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...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Provide enumeration lookup from within poll definitions

Provide an enumeration lookup from within the Event Summary of a poll definition to convert integer values into meaningful text.
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration