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PINNED Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently customer can enable HSTS for EUM by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations However this does not apply for 443 and 1444 (acceptor). Also check the Kubernetes Operator implementation.Can HSTS be enabled by default? What ar...
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...

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Workload Designer: ability to change the displayed order of Jobs within Job Streams

Currently when adding new jobs to a job stream they end up at the end of the list regardless of where the job goes dependecy-wise. But the job stream can be more clear to read if the job is placed according to its dependencies. This is a request t...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Run Cycle - create "ByDay" yearly run cycle

We would like IWS have the ability to create yearly run cycles "BYDAY". An example is to run the 2nd Sunday of January every year. Similar to Monthly run cycle "FREQ=MONTHLY;INTERVAL=1;BYDAY=2SU" This would remove calendar updates from our applica...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Configuring APM Liberty Data Collector in Agent Coexistence APM-ITM

We need to monitoring Liberty AppServers, to can be viewed from APM and ITM infraestructures, like WAS App Servers configured in coexistence agente mode (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/capm?topic=cdcwaa-agent-coexistence-configuring-websphere-applica...
over 1 year ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Under review

Correlation-id based logging approach when provisioning infrastructure

New correlation-id should be created for each API call/request and should be carried forward to the subsequent internal calls to the other microservices. All logs should be prefixed with the correlation-id (supported by many logging libraries) I...
almost 4 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Netact SNMP trap retransmission

Netact Corba interface ramp-down is planned for NetAct 22 FP2201, which is the first feature package in 2022 Jan. Requirement is to have a probe, capable of requesting SNMP trap retransmission. SNMP alarm upload: http://cudovm01.netact.nsn-rdnet.n...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Job Schedule - To Enhance the Run cycle Preview

Hi Team, This request is to enhance the feature of job preview option inside the job stream. When we see the job view (tool tip )from inside the job stream it will display the job name alone according to the cursor movement.instead we are looking ...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Expanding Memory Limit (2GB) of Aggregate (Netcool)

our customer is using Netcool for Electric power outage analysis, but the performance of the process cannot be improved due to the memory limit. Issue: The outage analysis process consists of the event enrichment process and the analysis process. ...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0

Pre-deployment policy checks to verify that provisioning requests meet the standards/rules of the organization for infrastructure

Deployments must adhere to provisioning standards and stay within security "guard rails". These standards and guard rails are spelled out by means of a collection of rules that are applied to provisioning requests to determine if the requests are ...
almost 4 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

In managing variants sap from IWS extend the length of the fields from 45 to 132 characters to allow complex formulas that re

In managing variants sap from IWS extend the length of the fields from 45 to 132 characters to allow complex formulas that require a length of over 45 cha.
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Forward slots from event custom fields as part of the body when using a outgoing webhook to forward incidents to a external event management tool

When forwarding events via the outgoing webhook integration to an external event management tool (BMC Truesight Operations Manager) i.e. CPU, Filesystem, swap space etc. We only see event info and resource affected slots passed with the body. Key ...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration