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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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...
PINNED Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently customer can enable HSTS for EUM by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations However this does not apply for 443 and 1444 (acceptor). Also check the Kubernetes Operator implementation.Can HSTS be enabled by default? What ar...

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Ability for analysing large traces

Customer has several applications performing a 6 or 7 digit number of subcalls which brings a few challenges for Instana as Instana cannot visualize such large traces. Customer is seeking an optimization to be able to let Instana support in such c...
over 1 year ago in Instana 1 Planned for future release

Change password option for users logging in to DWC console

Whenever a new user is logged in to DWC 9.5 ,there is no option to change his password . We dont have LDAP and presently we use file based authentication_config.xml only to change password.However,the user wants a "Change password" tab on his DWC ...
almost 2 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

conman to authenticate users through WAS/WLP and retrieve LDAP group to user information and authorize using group in assigni

DWC and composer are able to authenticate LDAP users and authorize using LDAP groups and assign security roles accordingly, but conman doesn't authenticate using LDAP hence can't authorize using LDAP groups and assign security roles. Separate ACLs...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Request to add search box to search the filters/views in Event Dashboard/Filter Buidler/View Builder

We have 10k+ filters in our WebGUI environment. It's hard for us to search the filters while creating/editing Event Dashboard. We are looking for the search box to search filters/views while event dashboard creation/edition. And also looking for t...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

IWS 9.5 Being able to work with the long term plan in DWC when using a Z engine.

IWS 9.5 Being able to work with the long term and trial plan in the DWC when using a Z engine. This is tied to case number TS003457143.
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Multicloud Manager supports helm v3, not only helm v2.

Now I feel Multicloud Manager can deploy and manage lifecycle remote cluster's Application only from helm v2 chart. My potential customer, OMRON (large precision equipment manufacturer in Japan), expect they can deploy and manage their helm v3 cha...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

TADDM doesn't support SQL Server 2017 Discovery

This RFE is about the case "TS001448241", the field "PMR ID" TADDM doesn't Support Discovery on SQLserver 2017
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Allow users to set their own default columns per object type

For the DWC user interface, under "System Configuration" > "Set User Preferences" users should be able to set their own default column set for how they want to see result lists for each object type. This user-default set of columns would be use...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Planned for future release

request with "override depencies"

Today it's not possible to stop a resource that has a stopAfter relationship to an online resource without touching this resource. In SA z/OS you can create requests with parm "Override Dependency". Then, TSA ignores all depencencies.You would lik...
over 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 3 Not under consideration

APM ISM performance issue

When an APM ISM agent (on the Linux platform) has a large number of active profile elements (200, 300. etc.), after restarting the ISM agent, profile deployment, or any change of profile elements, the ISM agent takes a long time (2-3 hours) to con...
15 days ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Under review