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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Netcool WebGUI unable to delete the last filter in a group or user

Hi team, We are unable to delete the last filter in a group or user. Please find the attached screenshot FYI. AS Filter “X_System_ALL_Groups” is a only single filter associated with the group (s ) Hence the application is not allowing to remove. B...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

WAS LDAP userFilter and groupFilter settings to be added to a Config Map so that changes to the settings will be kept on a restart.

Customer has set up NOI and WebGUI on a hybrid environment. They configured their LDAP settings but would now like to change them. There is no option for this. If there was an available setting in a Config Map these could be used and maintained a...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

To update observer to support from v1 version of Dynatrace to v2 version to reduce the stress on Dynatrace infrastructure

When executing Dynatrace observation on Dynatrace environment, we detected several disconnections by Dynatrace users. By using Dynatrace v2 API it is possible to reduce the impact
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Planned for future release

Cloud Pack for Watson AIOps: Streaming Telemetry

Megaport Executive and Management team expecting, IBM needs to deliver telemetry on existing systems, which is the future of monitoring and want to replace it with an upcoming project of any legacy 20+ years old monitoring systems like SNMP, while...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

Enable SSL configuration for Oracle database connections

We had planned to deploy IWS 9.5FP2 (MDM and DWC) into Amazon cloud however our environment is mandated to use SSL connectivity to RDS instances. Currently only DB2 supports SSL which is not an option for us as Oracle RDS must be used in our AWS e...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

The product should cater for duplicate SNMP Labels across MIBs

Description: Allow ITNM to handle duplicate SNMP Labels across multiple MIBs.We have two MIB files that both contain the same Labels (difference equipment models).In order to get the Poller, MIB Browser and MIB Graph tools to work for this equipme...
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration

We need to be able to identify instantly where any IP address in our network is physically connected, without having to scan and discover the entire IPaddress space

This is required by our ISOC teams to be able to respond fast in case of virus or other malicious activities in our global network. Currently due to the heterogenous complexity of the network it can take hours or days to get to the right place and...
over 1 year ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

Capability to add and populate custom field on device via UI as supposed to using backend stitcher

Looking for capability to add and populate custom field or attribute to device via UI. Currently we use backend stitcher and customization to add new custom field or attribute.
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Not under consideration

Dismantle Related Event Grouping with lesser children

Any property or configuration that we can use to "Restrict Related Event Grouping, Parent Synthetic Alarm " not to create Group if it has lesser number of children's ( typically 1 or 2) same as SEG minimumchildren property.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

SEG to allow nested conditions with OR, AND

SEG (Scope Based Grouping) can be more powerful and flexible if it can also support Nested Condition e.g (Class = 190876 AND (X733SpecificProbe like 'hi' or AlertGroup like 'Temp') But in SeG webgui UI , it only allows either And/OR conditions but...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Planned for future release