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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • IBM Observability with Instana

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  • 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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BigSQL 6.0.0 Plugin Support for TWS 9.4

The current version of BigSQL DB Plugin does not support 6.0.0 version. Requirement is to enable this support in TWS.
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

SAP jobs been deleted doesn't have any control from scheduling tool

SAP Jobs being constantly deleted or manually released by the end-user, causing the job in TWS side to loose its reference with the SAP job and failing, impacting the business. We'd like to have a solution developed and embedded in TWS to either s...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Replacing Scheduling Objects through Workload Applications

If a scheduling object definition included in a Workload Application already exists in the target environment, even though a dialog during the import process provides an option to replace it, it is unable to replace it. This is because the existin...
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Functionality already exists

TWS Docker Container Agent support with Datastage Container

Customer : MetLifeDescription: The TWS agent installed as a container pod is not able to execute the Datastage job running in a separate container pod in the same OCP cluster. The current Datastage plugin does not have a support to execute the rem...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Load Balancing function additions

Add the capability to use the Load Balancing Discovery function with exclusions and Remote Anchor.
about 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Future consideration

Support of IMS Network elements in ITNM

Support of IMS Network elements in ITNM
about 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 4 Not under consideration

Windows user rights absolutely needed for IWS to working fine

Product: IWS 9.3.0.3OS: Windows 2016 We are installing IWS on Windows OS but, for internal security policies, some user rights are not allowed to be assigned to any user (as they are high privileged).IWS requires some rights, as per documentation....
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Get AD Name from Environment variable for zCentric agent

Hello, while submitting jobs on a zCentric workstation, I would like to use an Environment variable in the script containing the AD name for the submitted job. For FTA workstations, the Envrironment Variable named UNISON_SCHED reprensent the AD na...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Request to add topology for AppDynamics mediation tool for IBM Predictive Insights

Request to add new topology configuration "Analytics" for the AppDynamics mediator in StreamWeaver. Discussed with the IBM Support on this topic and they advised to raise a RFE. Contact details in case any further clarification needed for this RFE...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

The systems should be able to configure the number of active sessions permitted for the user for NCM GUI and account mgmt.

The systems should be able to configure the number of active sessions permitted for the user for NCM GUI and account mgmt.
about 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Not under consideration