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PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
PINNED Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.

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[Predictive Insights] Restrict user privilege on metric resource

Currently, in PI DASH, user can access all the metric resource through the "service diagnosis metric search". We have different application users who will make use of the PI DASH to monitoring for their own resource and we would like to limit the ...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

Requesting ITNCM device driver for Cisco CAT8500 17.4.1a

Currently we are migrating to this new device model and looking for device driver on ITNCM to support this model Cisco CAT 8500
over 1 year ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

new field to monitor jobs on the plan

Create a new editable column on DWC (E.g. Monitor Job/ Jobstream) where operators and users are able to edit and put notes for each job. Today similar functionally exists on TWS/z, field "Operation Text" where it can be informed some description.
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

SmartModel driver for Cisco 1000 series switches

Requesting SmartModel driver for Cisco 1000 series switches
over 1 year ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Please adapt ITNCM TCR reports to handle larger ITNCM environments (greater than 1000 realms).

Please adapt ITNCM TCR reports to handle larger ITNCM environments (greater than 1000 realms). Customer experienced the following error when trying to run a report with the top realm selected (resulting in > 1000 realms): *******Error code: UDA...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

TPC Sensor Enchancement

Currently TPC sensors on TADDM 7.3 FP4 after successful Tivoli Productivity Center / Spectrum Control discovery, does not provide following direct links between objects: StorageSubsystem->Pools->Volumes->Computer System and vice versa. It...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Additional Parameter Option for Filemonitor

We would like an additional parameter added to the filemonitor process to allow the ability to relocate a file that has been preciously found and recorded into the filemonitor database.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Macro to determine subsystem name of the current PIF-session in Cobol

Programms (Cobol) communicating with IWS via PIF and allocated EQQYPARM-file do not have access to the subsystem name. The internal BIB-block stores or point to this data. However this block ist not documented.
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

CustomAppServer to support script-based discovery mode

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited (BABL) have worked with Aricent (an IBM development partner) over the last 12 months to create the ability to discover devices behind firewalls by utilising our BigFix infrastructure - this removes the need to imp...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Scrolling API support for Message Bus probe

The only method available in MCP R4.0 to handle an alarm query which returns results greater than 10,000 records is to utilise the scrolling capability.The current version (10) of the Message Bus supports pagination - however there is a restrictio...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Future consideration