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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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  • IBM Observability with Instana

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

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

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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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Apply filer to Workload Dashboard before opening

The Workload Dashboard in DWC 9.3 (GA-FP3)/9.4 (GA-FP2) can take an undesirably long time to return results after opening when working on larger TWS environments with multiple engine definitions. The ability to filter engines from the dashboard re...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Add support for custom GRC rule in Cloud Pak for MultiCloud Management

This support is needed ASAP so that we can pursue an opportunity with Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta. They need the capability to continually enforce a custom rule so that MQ and DataPower systems running on VMs (on-prem) are security compliant.
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Please remove case matching for username, in ITNCM

Please remove case matching for username, in external (i.e. LDAP, TACACS, etc.) and internal (ITNCM) authentication for the ITNCM application and Reporting. Customer has requested this. In their environment, the ITNCM authentication is from RADIUS...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

RFE TWS for asynchronous Restful plugin

It is necessary to make restful calls asynchronous to avoid active connections for a long time (with polling or webhook or other)
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Add a function to IWS to specify the notification mail encoding

We will request the IWS to add a function that sets the notification mail encoding.And it's better to change the encoding on the On the Web console.
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Scheduling a Report from the DWC directly

TDWC Reports should have a button to schedule/automate the report into a job and stream (open new windows to add details of job name, stream name and schedule/rc)
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Add Cisco devices to ITNCM Support Matrix

Dear Sir, We need a driver for below Cisco devices:C-9300C3560ASR1002-X Thanks.
about 2 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Not under consideration

Officially support the DB2U Cloud Native UA and the tomcat UA/DC on Power

Support on Linux on Power is the priority, but would like the agents to run on all Power OSs that the product supports (ex AIX 6.1, 7.x). These agents/DCs are being developed by the PSL team for August/September release already, so this request is...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

IWS9.x event rule's human-readable date/time variables display as yyyy-mm-ddThh:mm:ssZ/tz; expecting month dd, yyyy hh:mm:ss

In TWS 8.6, when using any event rule human-readable variables that display date/time, the date/time is presented in this format: month dd, yyyy hh:mm:ss AM/PM timezone Thus TWS 8.6 the presentation looks like:April 23, 2018 6:37:00 AM CDT In IWS ...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Cloud Tie breaker for GCP

Hi Team, In our environment all the DB2 db's are running in GCP cloud environment which are enabled with HADR along with TSA. We use network tie breaker in our environment, recently we faced HADR split brain issue due to network issue and raised c...
about 2 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 0 Future consideration