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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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To have a easy way to know which targets in scope were unreachable during the discovery

In our environment we usually run discoveries on big scopes. It could happen that some targets included in the scope were unreachable through ping. We are looking for a simple way to have a list of scoped targets, for each of them having the simpl...
almost 6 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 Not under consideration

Exporting data from DWC

The feature of exporting any details from DWC to specific formatted file, say a .csv file is not available. Addition of this will be of great help for operations/schedulers across the board
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Dynamic Critical Path DCP

Provide a parameter to desensitize the triggering of EQQP23I Potential Risk Alert Current functionality: Potential risk alerts trigger when a job on the critical network is late, or on abend even if the critical jobs deadline time is many hours in...
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Support for sensor for container hosting

We would like to use a TADDM sensor to discover container hosting platforms.
about 1 year ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Cloud Automation Manager support of X.509 client certificate for REST hooks in the service composer

Currently ICAM service composer REST hooks supports basic authentication with login and password. For some clients such as banks this is basic authentication method is not allowed anymore for machine to machine communication. Instead, SSO based m...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Switch TEPS Dashboard User ID without shutting down and reloading the dashboard

Currently, if a user wishes to access the TEPS dashboard from a second user ID, the user must start a second invocation of the dashboard. This request is to allow the user to log out of one session and establish a new session without having to rel...
over 2 years ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Planned for future release

Start / StopCommand is not issued to the resources with Unknown state, during start / stop of resource group or takeover.

"StartCommand / StopCommand is not issued to the resources with Unknown state, during starting / stopping of resource group or takeover" This request comes from the PMR - 04264,616,760The request is for a change to issue StartCommand / StopCommand...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Create operand to delete operators when uninstalling MCM v2.0.0

When uninstalling MCM v2.0.0 the user should have the ability to use an out-of-the-box operand to uninstall all of the operators MCM v2.0.0 creates. It is tedious to delete every operator when an install goes wrong.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Using Kustomize to Simplify Client Configuration

Kustomize is a declarative management tool that allows users to create different variants or configurations of a base yaml. A tool like this can assist our clients configure our product during the installation process.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Refreshing the subsystem of a controller after a new release

After the installation of a new release, the customer must either do an IPL or restart the controller on EACH lpars to upgrade the subsystem.For instance, on a productive system with 12 lpars and 3 IWS instances, the controllers must be restarted ...
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Under review