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SmartModel driver for Cisco 1000 series switches

Requesting SmartModel driver for Cisco 1000 series switches
over 1 year ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Runcycle offset, extended math

Allow offsets of runcycles to be layered, as in recursive. Starting from a runcycle frequency statement or calendar, allow it to be nested inside offsets by day, weekdays, workdays, other runcycle frequencies or calendars. For example, to run on t...
almost 7 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Impossible to install iSeries Agent on iASP storage

Installation on iSeries does not work if the user library has been bound to an iASP storage (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auxiliary_storage_pool).The installation fails in the step that configures the iOS part.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Request to change the default of init script of TSA services in order not to output message when issue "chkconfig on" command

"Request to change the default of init script of TSA services in order not to output error messages when issuing "chkconfig on" command. " When we issue "chkconfig on" command at TSA environment, we receive some messages from insserv shown as foll...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Request for a written description of detailed information in the TSA manuals

"Request for a written description of detailed information about relationship between OpState of resources and OpState of resource group, in Administrator's and User's Guide" This request comes from the PMR - 79859,6XM,760 (E54-z-79859)TSA V3.2.1 ...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Mutiple selection of extractions/definition/rules/policies in order to deactivate/delete them should be possible

Deleting multiple extraction/definitions/rules/policies requires enormous amount of clicks.We should have at least a way to select multiple extraction/definition/rules/policies to disable in the first place and after that to delete. Bare in mind t...
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Allow event handler to specify Variable Table to start job/stream

An event handler action which starts a job and/or stream should be able to specify a variable table to be used. In addition, it should be possible to run an executable with parameters to determine the variable table name. An absolute name could be...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

IWA - Dynamic Agent job persistance on "no resource found" error

Add the ability to define jobs that run on a dynamic agent to not error if there is no resource found to run the job. Currently, if all agents defined for the job are down, the job results in an error and must be manually rerun. Add the ability fo...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Update TADDM API to support iSeries discovery using PKI

As TADDM can use the SSH Public Key Infrastructure to authenticate the access to Unix or Linux target systems, why is this not possible to set up for iSeries machines ?To quote from the Sensor log "TADDM does not support the discovery of IBM i sys...
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Future consideration

Option to disable CTRL-F (freeze) in Event Viewer

In in Event Viewer there is a shortcut for freezing the event list. The shortcut (CTRL-F) is normally used for finding stuff in the browser. This causes the user to freeze the event list by mistake, which causes them to miss alarms.We want the opt...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration