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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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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Message Bus gateway MQTT transport username/password

The MQTT transport for Message Bus gateway only allows for anonymous connections to an MQTT server. If connection is to a RabbitMQ server, an anonymous connection is usually only allowed from a localhost for security reasons. The transport module ...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

ITNM NCP Poller Chasis Ping Alarm Date Timestamp of the Event

Looking for Poll Alarms to pass poll start and end date time stamp to OMNIBus Object Server via NCP NCO Monitor Probe
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

Team / Org Seperation needed from CloudAutomationManager to AnsibleTower

Customers are setting up a single CAM / Tower system and want to be able to separate the templates and what templates each team can see. Team A: access to tower templates in project ATeam B: access to tower templates in project B Today the te...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Saving NCO_PA configuration file via CLI utility

We can customize (add processes and services) of Process Agent settings via CLI nco_pa_addentry utility, but all new implemented settings can not be saved by any CLI tool.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Nokia 7342 command set SFTP support

Nokia 7342 driver has to support SFTP for file transfer to remote server.
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

POC-Arlo - Libraries to help automate C++ instrumentation

The customer has a large monolithic app that comprises about 1/3 of their environment that is written in C++. They are aware that instrumentation via web trace sdk is possible but have declined to use this due to required code changes. If we could...
over 2 years ago in Instana 0 Not under consideration

POC-Arlo - Save filter criteria in analyze mode

The customer has expressed a desire to have the ability to save filter criteria in analyze mode for later use. They have some query's they run regularly to evaluate data and would like the ability to save these queries so they do not have to enter...
over 2 years ago in Instana 1 Needs more information

Service Entity rules with an Application Perspective scope should only fire if calls in the AP are impacted

TL DR - the customer expectation when setting up a Service alert with an Application Perspective scope is that it uses the same KPIs that they see when viewing the service within the AP.
almost 3 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Functionality already exists

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.
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Provide Store and Forward Feature for Message Bus Gateway

Need the same capability as other Netcool/Omnibus gateways for the Message Bus Gateway to store and forward the event data when the targeted message bus is unavailable.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Planned for future release