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Message Bus Probe: token with kafka topic name in rulesfile

Today it is possible to add multiple topics for a given probe installation. However, there is no token available in the rulesfile to check from which topic a given message came from. This means, if I have a common kafka server with topics that req...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

ITNM to support Layer 2 connection on Huawei Integrated Access (MSAN) devices

we need to get Layer 2 connectivity for device 'Huawei Integrated Access (MSAN) MA5600 device' with OID 1.3.6.1.4.1.2011.2.80.8 so that it will be supported in ITNM as per case TS001982826, where support confirmed that the layer 2 connection is no...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

FR - Certificate Expiry Sensor

Hi, As an Instana user I would like the ability to have a metric showing the number of days until a certificate expires, including the ability to alert at x or y days until expiry, so that I can proactively prevent issues caused when this happens. BR
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Allow users to change the pre-defined severity of a built-in event and allow to change the related metric thresholds

There is a bunch of built-in events, but in some cases users won't agree with the severity level of the events or the selected metric thresholds. Please allow users to change these in built-in events. Seems like something that should have been pos...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Custom events - Possibility to set up only during certain period of time

Hi, Nowadays there is not any possibility to create a custom event that could trigger an event only during time frame wished. Use case is clear. Imagine an integration that is only receiving calls during business hours. We could want to monitor if...
8 months ago in Instana / Alert 4 Future consideration

Be able to change work station type

To simplify transition for objects defined on extended agent to dynamic pool agent. To be able to change workstation type from extended agent to dynamic pool on the go for migrations purposes.
almost 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

nco_p_huawei_u2000_corba - No Filtration properties available on subscribing to Event Notifiation

Probe - nco_p_huawei_u2000_corbaUnlike other CORBA probes where we have the option of filtering the alarms while subscribing to the real time alarms/Notification IRP services. nco_p_huawei_u2000_corba doesn't provide any options/properties to subs...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

Allow to delete wasted files from Turbonomic UI

Turbonomic recommends actions to delete wasted storage files on datastores. I want the ability to manually accept these and have the files be deleted on the vCenter datastore.
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Not under consideration

Enable Dash Login page customizations

Multiple customers using the option to customize their DASH Login page with their own company logo. This option is currently not available for a full cloud installation of Netcool Operations Insight. It is only available for hybrid installations. ...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Under review

Allow for managing VM-to-VM anti/affinity rules directly in Turbonomic

As a user I would like the ability to create/modify/delete VM-to-VM affinity/anti-affinity placement policies, so that I do not have to create/modify/delete these rules in vCenter.
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) / Policies 2 Future consideration