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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

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  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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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When importing a template, download the entire set of terraform folders and not just the base folder

We are trying to implement modules for a client, and in this scope we have several individual scripts that accessed the same module. For this to work, we have the module folder one level higher, and then one folder for each of the specific scripts...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

OMNIbus Email Probe to make attachment file names available.

Requesting a feature in the email probe to allow the probe to make available as tokens/elements the filenames for any attachments present in the received email.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on VMware ESXi 6.7 support

The purpose of this RFE is to request support of Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on VMware ESXi 6.7.One of the IBM project teams at large customer needs an official support of Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on VMware ESXi ...
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 1 Planned for future release

Usage and Metering

As an MCM service provider, I’d like to be able to retrieve usage and metering data through our MCM hub via a multi-tenant aware API at relative high frequency (on demand) for billing purposes.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Functionality already exists

Analytics to have priority configuration and AND/OR condition

In NOI 1.4.1, user are not able to create pattern for multiple Suggestion given by Analytics.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Planned for future release

RCA for NetACT devices

In order to enable this "RCA" based event correlation, a few key Omnibus event fields need to be populated, including NmosEventMap, LocalNodeAlias, LocalPriObj, EventId as well as the corresponding configuration in files such as EventGatewaySchema...
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Planned for future release

Transition ION smart driver

Transition ION backup and restore card(media converter) configurations in 19-Slot or 6-Slot Chassis
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Provide annotation and export of maps to Visio, PDF, PNG and print.

Provide annotation and export of maps to Visio, PDF, PNG and print.
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Functionality already exists

Ability to queue discoveries one after another.

Currently can schedule discoveries but doesn't provide the same function. Sometimes discoveries of large groups cause issues with database or don't complete. If these could be done in smaller chunks running back to back there would be less issues....
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

Redesign Cisco/Juniper Remote Ping Polling

urrently requires R/W access to device MIB to enable. This is a security finding in DoD and typically not allowed. Need a way to track BGP routes that does not require this access for rping. Would be nice if BGP routes could be identified in some ...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration