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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?
PINNED Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.

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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

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...
almost 10 years ago in Tivoli System 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

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

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

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

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

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...
over 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

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...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration