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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

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • 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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Cost of ownership / internal charge back use-case

The customer is using LeanIX for "application inventory". They would like to add a tag (which in this case would contain the unique leanix id) to the application perspectives so a correlation can be done. The request to us is to consider allowing ...
about 3 years ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Needs more information

When DataType detects a DB Type change should show a sign e.g. an exclamation point to indicate the required D.T. refresh

When DataType detects a DB Type change and updates the data in DataType (for instance from Oracle NUM16 to NUMBER) and data in the DataType changed from Integer to Float, it should show an exclamation point to indicate that DataType has detected D...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

EQQSERVER avoid 878 abend

The EQQSERVER uses storage below 16 MB. If we have a lot of jobs using EQQSERVER, we get an S878.
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

J9 AppDynamics Accelerator for Predictive Insights

Predictive Insights J9 Accelerator for AppDynamics: When connecting to the AppDynamics controller on a scheduled query (example every 5 minutes) we need to control retries when connecting. If we cannot connect on the first attempt we must be able ...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

Need multi baseline - multi variate support for ICAM in PI

We plan to use ICAM as a replacement for Tivoli ITM. We are using already Predictive Insight and need full multi variate support in PI for multiple baseline support in PI. I have opened in PI but i dont know if i need another one for ICAM.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

Transition ION smart driver

Transition ION backup and restore card(media converter) configurations in 19-Slot or 6-Slot Chassis
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Provide annotation and export of maps to Visio, PDF, PNG and print.

Provide annotation and export of maps to Visio, PDF, PNG and print.
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Functionality already exists

Ability to queue discoveries one after another.

Currently can schedule discoveries but doesn't provide the same function. Sometimes discoveries of large groups cause issues with database or don't complete. If these could be done in smaller chunks running back to back there would be less issues....
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

Redesign Cisco/Juniper Remote Ping Polling

urrently requires R/W access to device MIB to enable. This is a security finding in DoD and typically not allowed. Need a way to track BGP routes that does not require this access for rping. Would be nice if BGP routes could be identified in some ...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

Ability to add background images to maps

Ability to add background images to maps and be able to resize them. Currently images do not stay where they are put and don't scale with window size.
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration