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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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  • 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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Ability to select what stages of the lifecycle of a CEM incident e-mail and voice call

To have the ability to specify how each person/group is notified for each step (Creation, Group Assign, Take Ownership, In-progress & resolved) of the Lifecycle of a CEM incident as currently if a person is setup for e-mail and voice they get ...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Improve Observe environments in the MCM console by adding two more views

Include Cloud Pak Administration Hub and Grafana under Observe environments in the hamburger menu. For Grafana , we will need to include some out of the box meaningful dashboards. In 2.2, we should use Thanos to create richer custom dashboards to ...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

KAFKA Message Bus Gateway Compression Feature

Our team wants to enable compression feature in KAFKA Message bus Gateway as part of an ongoing project.The current KAFKA MessageBus gateway version installed in the ObjectServer is 11.The requirement was to set compression type as lz4 so that it ...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Planned for future release

Remove subject from email template

As a Operation lead, I want to be able to create a email template as minimal as possible. Goal is to send only the essential message to a user device by removing the subject field.
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Ability to view BOTH in and out traffic on same graph

The current netflow graph requires the user to select either inbound or outbound traffic. It would be more useful to be able to view both in and out bound traffic in a single view for an interface rather than requiring the user to select one and t...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 1 Not under consideration

SNMP Gateway store and forward with TCP

SNMP gateway while using TCP to transfer events from objectserver to the destination should support store and forward. If TCP destination is not available , gateway should store events an send them once destination is available .
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

TWS/IWS - develop integration with CyberArk to provide better security and password management.

As the need for tigher security increases, we are facing a need to better manage the passwords associated with IWS on Windows agents. We need to be able to change the streamlogon user (and the "TWS user") passwords more often, use a more challengi...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Multi-arch Services

a single service with a list of supported architectures instead of having one service for each supported architecture
about 2 years ago in Edge Application Manager 1 Future consideration

ncp_gis ability to zoom-in and zoom-out by using mouse scroll-wheel similar to Google Maps

Currently ncp_gis tool uses double-click to zoom in into the maps, specially when Regional aggregation is enabled, due to the number of devices a given region can have, and that ncp_gis does not give any feedback wether or not is working, it is re...
about 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

BigSQL 6.0.0 Plugin Support for TWS 9.4

The current version of BigSQL DB Plugin does not support 6.0.0 version. Requirement is to enable this support in TWS.
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release