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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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Containerization of TEP/TEPS into a Docker container using IBM z/OS Container Extensions (zCX).

Containerization of TEP/TEPS into a Docker container using IBM z/OS Container Extensions (zCX) replacing TEP/TEPS Windows or Linux servers. Benefit: zCX enables applications to communicate with native z/OS applications over high speed virtual IP...
over 1 year ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Planned for future release

Message Bus Probe should expose endpoint to Rules File

Follow up for RFE 126508 / APAR IJ17178:Great that we now have the Sender of the request and that we no longer need to specify a fixed endpoint.But unfortunately, the endpoint (or the full URL) is not available as a Token variable in the rules fil...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

filter criteria TDWC

On TDWC Console, to filter the Jobstreams in one views? when we create a new task , and on the 'General Filter' Page, under the 'Filter Criteria', Is there anyway he can specify more than one Jobstreams in the 'Job Stream Name' Text box so that he...
about 11 years ago in Workload Automation 6 Not under consideration

Add support for SHA256 encryption for SNMPv3 discovery and polling in ITNM

We all need a good hash encryption algorithm in SNMPv3. SHA 1 is likely to be broken and all the NE vendors and security policies are moving to SHA2. We opened the case TS007203260 recently and we were told that SHA256 support is not planned for t...
10 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

ASM Topology Dashboard Favorites Inner Status Coloring

When I create a topology dashboard template and set it as favorite, a nice bubble icon with status colors appear for topology drill down. The pie chart around the icon is actually showing status severity of all topology related objects. Which basi...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Planned for future release

Require support for OAuth in Message Bus Probe when connecting to Azure

Support for Azure Secure Webhooks leveraging OAuth2 security with the Netcool Message Bus Probe. System:Integration of Message Bus with AzureActor: User requires Secure Webhook integration with Message Bus As our clients adopt more Cloud-native en...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

Add support in REST API to set Dynamic agent offline or online.

Add support in REST API to set Dynamic agent offline or online.API should have same functionality as resource.sh. Similiar command to take DA offline (-setOffline) or online (-setOnline)./tws*****/ibm/TWA/TDWB/bin/resource.sh -usr TWS_ID -pwd xxxx...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

LDAP integration - automatic retrieve list of users and groups

It would be a useful feature that Instana, after the integration with LDAP, would automatically retrieve all users and groups from the LDAP according to the filter given in the LDAP configuration. This way administration of new users would be m...
5 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 3 Needs more information

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.
5 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Self Hosted 6

Process to clean up old entities from active devices

Once a device is discovered bu ITNM, it creates many entities in NCIM database, representing the device, interfaces etc. If any of those entities are not valid anymore (e.g., one of the interfaces is disabled), it is not deleted from the database....
over 1 year ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration