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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
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?

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REST URI to return diff of 2 configurations

Require new NSM REST URI that can return native diff and modeled diff of 2 configurations 1. Need new URI that returns differences in 2 native configurations E.g. nsm/configuration/nativediff/{config-id1}/{config-id2} 2. Need new URI that returns ...
about 8 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Ability to export DBACCESS.SH query results to CSV file

Requesting ability to export /opt/IBM/tivoli/netcool/ncm/01/bin/utils/support/dbaccess.sh query results to CSV file
over 8 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Unusable ordered list of Job within the DWC Monitor Jobs table view

Defining a complex Job Streams with a clear sequence of Job execution and submitting it, you can easily monitor the Job sequence execution using the Job Stream graphical view in the Plan while the order is unpredictable and not usable if you refer...
over 8 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

With Zcentric agent, use of jobtype 'web service' doesn't handle proxy configuration

This request is about Zcentric agent.When using jobtype 'web service', there is no way to specify parameters if web service is behind a proxy
over 8 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

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 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Conman submit using alias does not honor TWS Security.conf rules. Request to force alias name to comply with security.

When using conman to submit a schedule or job with the alias keyword, users are allowed to name the schedule in a way that does not honor the Security.conf rules. This creates a situation where the user will be unable to manipulate the schedule on...
almost 9 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

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...
about 9 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Make export/import of RAD files possible

We maintain a number of different ITNCM installations and would like to be able to synchronize the RAD files across systems. At the moment the only way to do this is to cut and paste the text from the GUI. It would be less prone to error to be abl...
about 9 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration

New executeImmediateNativeCommand() API required

As per the ITNCM L3 comments on PMR 79616,017,649, provide a new API against the immediate queue that gives control to user for polling.
about 9 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 3 Future consideration

ALU OLT configuration change fail UOW should do a Sync automatically

If a configuration change UOW against ALU OLT failed, it should automatically take backup for the calculated configuration changes, though the UOW failed while applying the first (ENT or ED or SET or DLT) command. As the ALU OLT native configurati...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration