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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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PIF | RC to high while Insertion/Deletion of special resourse usage entrie in operation that already/not exist

While inserting a special resource usage entrie at an operation that already exist (equal SR-name) PIF will end with RC 12. The same is happening while deleting an entrie, that does not exist. Return code 12 is too high and for example an WAPL-scr...
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

ITNM | creating high level map for network devices located on different locations

we need to have the feature in ITNM GUI to create a map for the network devices so that they could be represented with high level view based on their region/area or POP. where user can view the topology and see the (WAN) connections between differ...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Planned for future release

Export Topology Maps to Visio

The client would like the ability to export Topology Network Views to Visio as current functionality via SVG or PNG does not provide enough detail.
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration

TNCM Self Monitoring - Healthcheck

Self Monitoring of TNCM The client would like to have self-monitoring of TNCM, to provide visibility to the Ops team managing TNCM. They would like this provided in the same way as other products in the Netcool suite, ie via events to Netcool OMNI...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

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...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration

“Disable BDC Wait” for all jobs in one single global parameter in TWS configurations, instead of disabling it job by job

Today, we are not able to Disable BDC wait for all jobs at once. We should be able to do it in configuration that would affect all jobs globally. You can use the case below for reference TS002011039, as I was not able to add it to the correct fiel...
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Support changing plan in monitoring views

Operations and developers frequently want to compare and contrast a job or job stream between production days. Letting DWC users select the production plan directly from a monitoring view instead of dismissing the view and generating a new one fro...
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

ITNM and ITNCM support for Cisco viptela devices

As we are moving our branches to SDWAN devices, we are looking for ITNM and ITNCM support Cisco Viptela devices
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under 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.
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Not under consideration

ITNM GIS regional aggregation icons location and distinction

When ITNM GIS DeviceMap and Device Health views dispaly the regional aggreggation icons, the icons are placed automatically, and sometimes, depending on the map zoom level, the icons are not even located inside the areas they represent. In additio...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration