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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...
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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AWSBCT402E No entry was found for this job number.

We use the below code to determine whether a job is a rerun or not, on a FTA. export RERUN=`${TWS_HOME}/bin/jobinfo re_job 2>/dev/null` For the Dynamic Agent we are getting the error below RERUN=AWSBCT402E No entry was found for this job number...
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Customer should be abble to choose severity and return code for some message like EQQ0590W

We request to permit to the product to put OR RC=4 OR RC=8 for some messages and then to handle correctly the corresponding behaviour, depending from Customer needs
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Protect or change behavior of RERUN on a waiting application

Rerun on a waiting application is very dangerous : all external predecessors are set to COMPLETE.2 proposals :Not allow REUN on a WAITING application, just allow it on a COMPLETE application.Or change behavior of RERUN on a waiting application to ...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Support of IMS and STP Inventory/Topology Discovery is required in ITNM Collector HuaweiM2K

ITNM Collector HuaweiM2K designed for PSCORE and CSCORE does not discover IMS (IP Multimedia) and STP (Signalling) Inventory/Topology . Enhancement of Collector is required to support same. Note: HuaweiM2K collector works on XML files received fro...
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

Separate PATH and user id for ASD DB2 Discovery

Currently the ASD scripts for DB2 uses db2inst id for discovery. the script paths are derived from the home directory of db2inst user id (db2 installation path) we need to seperate the user id used for discovery to something other than the db2 ins...
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 Not under consideration

Authentication GR password masking

System: ITNCM Actors: Application administrators and Network devices owners Description:The network devices owner team who owns the devices' password information (client) can't handover passwords to the application administrators who are a 3rd par...
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Allow MCM Console UI customization through widgets

While IBM is trying to bring together most of the features in a single pane of glass (individual product consoles slowly getting unfied), there will always be some features specific to customer which should be pluggable by customer. MCM console sh...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

ITNM : Partial discovery based on IPs against a subset of mib oids

In Agile Lifecycle Manager (ALM) project, we have requirement on need to check the availability of the physical interface ports, vlan ,and sub interface, and need to check their ifDescription, IfAdminStatus and ifOperStatus....before we make a req...
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

NCP_GIS configuration deleted after Fixpack installation

NCP_GIS (config.json) configuration is deleted and replaced with default one once fixpack is installed. Automatic configuration backup should handled by fixpack installation process.
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Planned for future release

Handling of jobstream submissions during switchplan

During the execution of the switchplan sometimes the submit of jobstreams fails. The reason is obviuous: the Symphony file is being created at this moment and the submission cannot be handled therefore. Currently users must prevent this from happe...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration