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PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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TNPM. Cisco Device Tech pack to discover virtual interfaces for MPLS devices when physical and virual interface have same ifName

Cisco Device Tech pack cannot discover virtual interfaces for MPLS Cisco devices. Because of that it is not possible to monitor any KPI for these interfaces. This means it is not possible to monitor even MIB II KPIs for these virtual interfaces, a...
almost 12 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 4 Not under consideration

cfgeezdmn requires IBM.AgFilesystem: make this an option

When configuring high availability for the automation manager the automation policy always contains IBM.AgFilesystem resources (e.g. for the application manager policy pool or agentless adapter policy pool). However, shared filesystems is not alwa...
about 12 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

F5 device problem

Hi,We have discovered F5 devices in our infrastructure and now we are attempting to poll and store value of an OID (1.3.6.1.4.1.3375.2.2.10.2.3.1.12). After polling and storing the data, when we query the historical data - the 'Instance' field is ...
about 6 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 3 Not under consideration

Tool to run show differences againts golden configuration

During the UAT for “show differences” functionality, we received a feedback from business. Below is the details. Test Case:Verify that NCM tool can provide visual configuration comparisons of current or version configuration of a device against go...
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Not under consideration

Smart driver support for Cisco NCS5501-SE and NCS5502-SE

Need a smart driver for Cisco NCS5501-SE and NCS5502-SE (with file based feature)
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Not under consideration

Allow for SNMP polling of object IDs that are not listed in the precision MIB directory

System: IBM Tivoli Network Manager Actor: User needs to create poll definitions against object IDs not listed in the MIBs loaded from precision MIB directory. Description: Several times we have seen the need to run tests against OIDs not listed in...
almost 7 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

Custom URL builder GUI or CLI command

The support documentation for ITNM suggests that various components have a URL that can be used by external systems to link directly into ITNM network hop and other utilities. However, the documentation is misleading or incorrect. Regardless, like...
almost 7 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

Create poll definitions against SNMP tables

System: IBM Tivoli Network Manager Actor: User needs to create a poll definition to test SNMP tables for values on device components such as multiple power supplies. Description: Creating poll definitions to test device components on a chassis whe...
almost 7 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

GUI for poll definition and policy testing example results

System: IBM Tivoli Network Manager Actor: Need a feature that will allow the user to select a poll definition and policy, execute a mock poll, and display the results to determine how many devices, which devices, and the overall effect this would ...
almost 7 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

Need for a loop function in device scripts

There is currently no method for performing a group of actions repeatedly in a device script ie. 01=do something02=if=this happens03=send=sometext04=goto 0105=endif06=do something else
almost 7 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Not under consideration