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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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Add job command to event rule variables for jobs

Add the job command to the list of variables available to event rules for jobs. Many other job attributes are available to event rules, but the name of the script or command for the job is not.
over 9 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Use ITNM custom attributes to filter which devices to seed to NCM

Currently the only options to filter/sync between ITNM and NCM are either the entire ITNM domain, and/or filter on device name or entity class. We would also need to be able to filter on custom attributes (such as customer name, or product categor...
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Modify IWSd LTP before creating Symphony

Our customer wants to modify the job stream temporarily before creating Symphony.In the case of IWS for z/OS, they modify the occurrences on Long Term Plan without modifying Definition DB, after that they extend Current Plan and make them effectiv...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Role based REST URI access privileges

Role based REST URI access privileges
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

NPI requires support for floating point poll data

Support the ability for the poller to store values in floating point.
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Planned for future release

samadapter automation for single node domains

In case of n-node domains (n>1) samadapter is integrated into the policy. For single-node-domains this is not supported.You have to options:1. start/stop samadapter outside of TSAMP2. integrate it into the policyWith the 2nd solution samadapter...
almost 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Manual Mode On/Off Button

Currently, you have to log on the local TSAMP node to switch Manual Mode on/off. This function should also be provided by AppMan (OpCon and eezcs) as a new step to a "single-point-of-control".
almost 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Smart driver support for Cisco NCS5501-SE and NCS5502-SE

Need a smart driver for Cisco NCS5501-SE and NCS5502-SE (with file based feature)
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Planned for future release

ServiceTemplate should set user description on WorkItem

ServiceTemplate should pass the user description as it is onto WorkItem.
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration

UOW execution order issue

UOW submitted first should run first from multiple UOWs of same priority against the same device
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration