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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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ADD a parameter IA TIME in panel EQQAMRZP "Z/OS remote job info"

Can you add an Input arrival time (IA Time) parameter on the panel EQQAMRZP"z / os remote job info" ?This parameter will allow to indicate with precision on which occurrence of TWS Z / OS remote we want to associate the local shadow operation.
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Filters in IWS output collector

Our IWS environment include both PROD and TEST jobs in the same controller but now a new "requirement" has arised to the the output collector that collect the distributed joblogs and transferred them to the mainframe. Today, when installing the IW...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Modifying an Application screen

Would like to see if there is fix for this issue:why when an application in panel ‘Modifying an Application / EQQAMGPP' is selected with the modify (M) and you go through screens and do NO update and you just pf3 out of the application it will sho...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Allow variable tables to be specified in a hierarchy

The limit of one, and only one, variable table to be specified limits reusability. It leads to redundancy and inhibits efforts to apply DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) principles. This raises both development and maintenance cost.
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Fetch Info-Model-Os-Configuration from one file

RAD script should be able to parse and fetch Info, Model, Os, Configuration from one input file for file based imports. Require support of FIND-BEGIN/FIND-END logic for this parse and fetch. RFE recommended by Steven Shuman.
about 6 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

SNMP Gateway store and forward with TCP

SNMP gateway while using TCP to transfer events from objectserver to the destination should support store and forward. If TCP destination is not available , gateway should store events an send them once destination is available .
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

Make the 4 minutes fixed deadline of ONOVERLAP DONOTSTART flexible or provide a new option

We need to be able to add a waiting time to the ONOVERLAP DONOTSTART setting in a stream, this is now hard coded to 4 minutes.OrProvide us with a new option, something like ONOVERLAP CANCEL. Which would cancel itself automatically when the next in...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

ncp_gis ability to zoom-in and zoom-out by using mouse scroll-wheel similar to Google Maps

Currently ncp_gis tool uses double-click to zoom in into the maps, specially when Regional aggregation is enabled, due to the number of devices a given region can have, and that ncp_gis does not give any feedback wether or not is working, it is re...
about 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

TWS/IWS - develop integration with CyberArk to provide better security and password management.

As the need for tigher security increases, we are facing a need to better manage the passwords associated with IWS on Windows agents. We need to be able to change the streamlogon user (and the "TWS user") passwords more often, use a more challengi...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Multi-arch Services

a single service with a list of supported architectures instead of having one service for each supported architecture
about 2 years ago in Edge Application Manager 1 Future consideration