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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
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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TADDM should create IpDevice for ALL IPs that respond to ping

Expectations are that all active IPs will be detected by TADDM, and at a minimum IpDevice will be created. We have detected this is not happening today. Today, TADDM only detects devices with certain TCP ports active. RFE is to enhance the PingSen...
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Use the same Channel/Subscription model for apps running in VM-based infra too

MCM and the coming RH ACM are both container friendly solutions, which bring in a unified and simplified Channel/Subscription model to deploy and manage applications within managed Kubernetes clusters across cloud providers. But the vision of CP4M...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Planned for future release

Add information in the DISCEVNT tables to improve reporting capabilities of discovery events

Reporting of discovery events, especially when using non-standard SensorNames (for example "SessionSenssor for non-anchors") os un-necessarily complicated because information about sensorName, and target IP, and targetIP_AddressScope are not repre...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Custom dashboards metric selection improvements in the legend / tooltip

The customer would like to have better support when identifying the outlying metric in a widget. Some ideas:* Sort the item in the tooltip according to the values* Only show items in the tooltip which have values* Show the whole legend as a table ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana 1 Future consideration

Report for All Types of Failed Jobs

We would like an option in the IWS reporting tool to display failed jobs (ex: jobs that fail because there are no resources available.) If a job creates any kind of error, (failed/abended/etc.), we want to be able to see it in a report to keep tra...
almost 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Required documentation on 502 Bad Gateway error if uploading a large file to the FileObserver is slow or interrupted

When setting up a FileObserver a file can be uploaded with prior data. If this is being uploaded and is delayed or interrupted a 502 Bad Gateway message can be displayed. No further information is given. Documentation explaining that this error ...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Is a defect

NOI Scope Based Policy Table

US Cellular has requested to make the Scope Based Policy details to be exposed in a database so that they can build a dynamic dashboard to show the alarm reduction metrics.
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

Last Resort Circuit Status Support in ITNM

We need to be able to manage last resort circuit status where the interaface is normally ifadmin up and ifoper down until the primary circuits fail at which time the last resort circuit moves to ifadmin up and ifoper up. We need to not create inte...
almost 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration

OMNIbus Probe/Gateway for Kafka Integration with Confluent Kafka

The Probes/Gateways for Kafka Integration has been certified, with Apache Kafka and IBM Event Streams. IBM event streams is deprecated and we are positioning only Confluent Kafka as part of Cloud Pak for Integration. So certification for Confluent...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

Restricting/Disable un-used ObjectServer Fields from WebGUI Event viewer double click

When we double click an event from WebGUI event viewer, we are seeing all the Omnibus fields and most of the fields are empty and not required for the NOC team. Customer is interested to see only the important or required columns when they double ...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration