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PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
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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Netcool MessageBus password encryption

Within the MessageBus gateway (and probably probe) configs at $OMNIHOME/java/conf require passwords to be included like in KafkaClient.properties but does not allow those passwords to be encrypted, only the gateway.props can be. We need to be able...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

ITNM: support AddNode.pl without running full discovery first

the ability to run AddNode.pl without having to run a full discovery after a restart of ncp_disco. Currently, if there is a restart of ncp_disco.We will not able to run AddNode.pl. We are currently automated the discovery using addNode.pl.So, the ...
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

Ability to create custom events with more than one metric

Customer needs to alert on certain custom and build in metrics in combination with other metrics. Some use cases include the combination of custom metrics collected by Micrometer or Prometheus. Other use cases are to create "optimized/revised" ver...
almost 3 years ago in Instana 0

NOI Network Health Dashboard does not support Load Balancer rul properly

This is happening on NOI 1.4.1.When launching Network Health Dashboard, the Percentage Availability Widget is not able to display data and it is showing Data retrieval error in our Environment. Further checking with IBM Support and found that it i...
about 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

Length of object

The limit on the length of object. This is the list of length TWSD Object LengthJOB 40login 47workstation 16jobstream 16resource 8user 47calendar 8vartable 80varname 16workstation class 16workload application template 80RunCycle group 40
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

sort of job into a jobstream on DWC

Hi When you define jobs into DWC they are always presented into the order you define them and when you want to reorganize them into a logical order or sort the job by name or by any field you cannot.
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Request to change the default of init script of TSA services in order not to output message when issue "chkconfig on" command

"Request to change the default of init script of TSA services in order not to output error messages when issuing "chkconfig on" command. " When we issue "chkconfig on" command at TSA environment, we receive some messages from insserv shown as foll...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Request for a written description of detailed information in the TSA manuals

"Request for a written description of detailed information about relationship between OpState of resources and OpState of resource group, in Administrator's and User's Guide" This request comes from the PMR - 79859,6XM,760 (E54-z-79859)TSA V3.2.1 ...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

DASH Pages access like WebPage of WebServer without Authentication or Authorisation

Team, The main purpose of DASHBoarding / Reporting with all fancy stuff like widgets and other aspects is to provide some one page output to Executive or Management Also to display in TV / Wall Screen like Kiosk run 24/7 We are sure that no actual...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

To be able to delete the final WebGUI Filter in a group or user in WebGUI

At the moment it is not possible to remove the final filter from a user or group through the WebGUI. This is a limitation that some customers would like removed. Administrators would be able to remove all filters from a user or group through the W...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration