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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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Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on VMware ESXi 6.7 support

The purpose of this RFE is to request support of Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on VMware ESXi 6.7.One of the IBM project teams at large customer needs an official support of Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on VMware ESXi ...
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 1 Planned for future release

Use Local Resources Globally

A resource defined on a Dynamic Agent can not be used as a dependency on a job on another Dynamic Agent in the same Job Stream.
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Integration with data federation solutions (Spectrum/Noobaa) to more holistically manage and move stateful workloads

Client's are interested in data federation whenever app management/movement comes up. Would like to see a level of integration with both the IBM (Spectrum) and RH (https://www.noobaa.io/) capabilities to make movement of the associated app data se...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

WHP IBM workload scheduler needs to be adapted to use the new SAP BO API

The FTAs are FTA159UP_1 (PRD) and FTA012LT_1 (TEST) the error when we lunch this webi pubblication report is Cannot cast class com.businessobjects.sdk.plugin it seems that the IBM workload scheduler needs to be adapted to use the new SAP BO API th...
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Gray out DWC options if user does not have access to IWS sec file

Manage workload definitions > Select engine > "Search job definition" > "Advanced" > "search for job name that dont have access, e.g. "Unau*" > "select all of them" > click edit
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Allow multiple Applicable Device Filters for ITNCM-Compliance Rules

When customers create a compliance Rule, they are only offered a single Applicable Device Filter.
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Ability to specify OS Type in ITNCM

ITNCM is based upon the concept of distinguishing between devices using Vendor/Type/Model/OS, however, this does not sufficiently take into account that there can be different OS Types.
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Ability to have a "No Action" Compliance rule terminator

We want to be able to check if a device has a feature and then confirm it is configured correctly. If it does not have the feature, the compliance policy should not fail. There should be a rule "No Action" terminator for the compliance fule.
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Usage and Metering

As an MCM service provider, I’d like to be able to retrieve usage and metering data through our MCM hub via a multi-tenant aware API at relative high frequency (on demand) for billing purposes.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Functionality already exists

Impersonation support for MCM APIs

I'd like to manage and provision software to a managed cluster through our MCM hub as the user requesting the software to prevent security issues arising from elevated privilege. For example, charts or operators that are configured to install to n...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration