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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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NCM Compliance result should give more meaningful Evaluation

Currently it's hard for user to identify which evaluation in NCM Compliance that's failing or passed. IN each of the execution, under each run, it only show list of Evaluation which mapped to each definition. If 1 of the definition failed, user on...
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Need to create alert based on trace / http metric value

create a custom alert (and thus event in the first instance) in our Production Instana instance.EVENT: The application is "Card Services" the metric is "Call latency" (P99) and the filter I'm trying to apply is on call.http.path that equals a spec...
about 3 years ago in Instana 0 Functionality already exists

ITNM NetAct collector missing device types

ITNM NetAct collector configuration is missing below device types of NetAct managed network elements.AAA,AXC,CBAM,CBIS,CMREPO,CSCF,CSCFLCC,CSCFVNF,DDE,DRA,DSC,ENET,EPDG,GOMS,HPHW,HSS,HSSCALLPVM,HSSFE,HSSMGMTVNFC,HSSVNF,IMSHW,IMSNFM,IMSOAM,INBL,ISB...
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Planned for future release

Abilty to alert on EUM resources using SmartAlerts

currently The customer has the issue that sometimes google analytics is not working for our website "ccp-frontend-new". For that time they see in Instana that there are no resources loaded for GA (which is great to see).Therefore The customer want...
about 3 years ago in Instana 0 Future consideration

TSA takeover by force sequence change request

TSA timeout occurred between DB2 servers (#1 Primary and #2 Secondary) , after this timeout #2 Secondary issued 'takeover by force' command to #1 Primary.Then, #2 became Primary and acknowledged #1 Primary was active (split brain) because the conn...
about 3 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 4 Needs more information

Allow for SAAccount access from Impact to MSSQL server using ms jdbc driver

Allow Impact to connect to MSSQL Server using JDBC driver via a service account in Active Directory.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Create a way to time out from for Netcool/OMNIbus Administrator

For security reasons, we need to guarantee that the Netcool Administrator Console will close automatically after a certain period. This will make the solution suitable for more rigid security procedures.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 5 Not under consideration

Collect data from Avi networks/Graphite Potential Sensor

The customers use these products to get time series into Graphite. https://avinetworks.com/docs/18.2/graphite-container/https://hub.docker.com/r/avinetworks/avi-metrics Can we ingest them/build a sensor. Preferred option would be sensor but I thin...
about 3 years ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Probes rules to enhance NetACT events with data necessary for ITNM to compute RCA

Current NcKL probes rules for NetACT do not currently set the fields used by ITNM for Root-Cause Analysis(RCA). This RFE is in addition to RFE 135039 on the ITNM side. It is meant to ensure once the probe passes the events with the necessary data,...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Planned for future release

RCA for NetACT devices

In order to enable this "RCA" based event correlation, a few key Omnibus event fields need to be populated, including NmosEventMap, LocalNodeAlias, LocalPriObj, EventId as well as the corresponding configuration in files such as EventGatewaySchema...
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Planned for future release