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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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For AAA SmartModel in ITNCM-Base not matching SmartModel in ITNCM-Compliance.

aaa authorization commands 15 default group tacacs+ appears to be modelled in the driver but when using the "create a new definition" wizard only the following is available aaa authorization commands 15 similarly aaa accounting network default sta...
about 9 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 3 Not under consideration

hacadapter should move hacmp RG containing only one member

with hacadapter it should be possible to inject a move request if it contains only one member like a Volume Group.
about 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Prevent Start-loop

We need a Resource go Failed Offline, when it is started more then a defined number during a defined time interval. This prevents inlimited restart cycles, which isn't noticed by monitoring.
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Movegroups

A move group is similar to a choice group with preferences to ensure a more granular, automatic control A move group is like a choice group with satisfactory target 1 see SA z/OS
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Dependency visualisation

In case of an online or offline request the operator should get an visualisation of everything the automation will do (starting parents, subtask, etc.) This should be a confirmation panel to help the operator to decide if he realy want to do this ...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Better integration of SA z/OS in operator console

Better integration of SA z/OS in operator console
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

override dependencies

override dependency like in SA z/OS
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

lssam should display correct NodeName which was defined by preprpnode

Currently, lssam pulls its node names from the NodeNameList of the IBM.PeerNode resource attributes but only uses the shortname.This can lead to different NodeNames: lsrpnode, lsrsrc,... show the defined hostname in the long versionlssam shows a s...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Encrypted EIF-Events

Encrypted EIF events would greatly enhance the security of the product.Why: Today it is possible to send faked EIF-Events to the SAAM. This could bring the SAAM Server to react in an unsuitable way.
over 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Security issue Removal of tacmd access needs to be implemented immediately without restarting the HUB as soon as a user should no longer have access, and without access being re-granted on next restart.

ITM Administrator has full tacmd admin right. User moves to a different department within the same company and the Administrative access is now inappropriate an security violation. As part of our security management their provisioned access would ...
about 2 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Under review