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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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Importing Lodash and other Javascript libraries

Let us to use inside IBM Tivoli Netcool/Impact Javascript libraries. In particular Lodash and Tensorflow, to improve the process of writing policies in Javascript and get better the data analysis process, which is often required.
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

Show difference tool is taking longer time to display results

Show difference tool is taking longer time to display results.time taken while removing lines before doing a diff. IBM had replied that Large config need more time and heavy hardware, when we raised one case.and IBM asked for a RFE to proceed further
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 5 Not under consideration

Cisco Catalyst L3 switch C9300 and C9500 48UXM: new driver for ITNCM

Is request new driver for devices: - Cisco Catalyst L3 Switch C9300-48UXM- Cisco Catalyst L3 Switch C9500-48UXM To be managed by ITNCM.
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Planned for future release

sort on columns - views/tasks

TDWC 9.3 : is it possible to save the "ORDER clause" for each view/task, so that we don't need to re-enter after each logoff/login the order direction for the columns in our views/tasks ? reponse IBM : Hi Mike, I must confirm that, as I already me...
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Enhancement for disabling r3jobdetails log under stdlist

Indivudual r3jobdetails are created for every single execution of SAP job. This creates a additional usage space and we are finally ending up with cleaning these logs to free the space. Sometimes, if we miss FS will grow more than 90% or even can ...
almost 7 years ago in Workload Automation 4 Functionality already exists

Event "run command" needs block format to see command..

When adding a unix command to run in the TWS Event component there is a single 2048 byte line which makes this task very difficult. Make this a block like we did with the SAP area to enter external commands.
over 10 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

SELinux enabled systems not supported by TSA MP

Currently IBM policy does not support TSA MP on SELinux enabled systems as a general rule, while proper functionality of TSA MP on these systems really would depend on the specific configuration of SELinux.Since SELinux is part of the supported pl...
over 7 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Provide more logging info, what was done, when and why. On e2e and FLA level

It is impossible for the customer to understand what the automation engine had done automatically
over 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Circular ForcedDownBy relationships, DependsOn relationship & MANDATORY attribute

Requirement for circular ForcedDownBy relationships, DependsOn relationship & MANDATORY attribute. We'd like to be able to define 2 resources under TSA AM, with relationships so that either one will stop if the other fails. Under TSA MP we can...
over 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 3 Not under consideration