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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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Need to create a resource that filter on name of server/workstation when creating dynamic pools

Today we can specify what servers we want in a dynamic pool by making a resourcegroup with those servers. In case your naming standards for servers are setup you should be able to make a logic resource specifying servers in a pool depending on the...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 7 Not under consideration

ITNCM Cisco/Switch/2960 - add models

There are quite a few different models of Catalyst 2960 switches with slightly different requirements for images and configurations but they are all modelled the same in NCM Support team advised to launch an enhancement request to split them up in...
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Planned for future release

ServiceTemplate to return parameter description

http://207.229.22.143:7001/nsm/servicetemplate/264/deviceid/38066 has to show parameter descriptions for clientParameters and clientParameterLists
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 4 Future consideration

add feature so that jobs in USERJOBS can trigger events for total duration

There is a significant portion of jobs that get placed into USERJOBS that are hung. We need a way to trigger events for total duration of the job, such as at 24h duration, or 72h duration. Currently there are 2 limitations in TWS that are preventi...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Rename the provisioning configuration files on FTP server

Rename the provisioning configuration files on FTP server. File based provisioning creates configuration files with provided names. During Port swap, there is the need to rename these files with provided names and not changing the content.
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Append config filename to the backup file content

Append config filename to the backup file content E.g.content line 1content line 2...#fileName: MAC12345/SN12345_1.cfg
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

REST API to rename the device

Provide ITNCM REST API to rename the deviceE.g. POST http://host:port/nsm/device/rename/oldname/newname
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Configuring multiple devices using IDT

Network Operation Team currently configure multiple devices using scripts that use direct CLI connections to the devices.Weneed to modify these scripts to use IDT connections to the devices. However IDT can only connect to one device at a time. We...
over 7 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration

Make possible to remove metric names in Predictive Insights

Implement the possibility to remove the metric names in Predictive Insights 1.3.6. Once they are created, they will be forever in DASH selects, which is not only an ugly behaviour for the users, but a lack of functionality. Thanks!
almost 4 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

New feature that will indicate the "baseline" type

Operations Analytics Predictive Insights version 1.3.6 is introducing the “naive” type of baseline, beside the classical “Robust Bounds” baseline (inherited from previous system versions). OA-PI 1.3.6 is creating this baseline type in case when va...
almost 4 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 3 Not under consideration