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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • IBM Turbonomic ARM

  • Instana

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  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
PINNED Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently customer can enable HSTS for EUM by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations However this does not apply for 443 and 1444 (acceptor). Also check the Kubernetes Operator implementation.Can HSTS be enabled by default? What ar...

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Scheduling a Report from the DWC directly

TDWC Reports should have a button to schedule/automate the report into a job and stream (open new windows to add details of job name, stream name and schedule/rc)
almost 7 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Remove subject from email template

As a Operation lead, I want to be able to create a email template as minimal as possible. Goal is to send only the essential message to a user device by removing the subject field.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Apply filer to Workload Dashboard before opening

The Workload Dashboard in DWC 9.3 (GA-FP3)/9.4 (GA-FP2) can take an undesirably long time to return results after opening when working on larger TWS environments with multiple engine definitions. The ability to filter engines from the dashboard re...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Ability to alert on % K8 deployment memory limit/requests instead of static byte value

Ability to alert on % memory limit/requests instead of static byte value.This applies to: nodepodnamespacedeployment cpu & memory limitscpu & memory requests
over 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Please remove case matching for username, in ITNCM

Please remove case matching for username, in external (i.e. LDAP, TACACS, etc.) and internal (ITNCM) authentication for the ITNCM application and Reporting. Customer has requested this. In their environment, the ITNCM authentication is from RADIUS...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Ability to view BOTH in and out traffic on same graph

The current netflow graph requires the user to select either inbound or outbound traffic. It would be more useful to be able to view both in and out bound traffic in a single view for an interface rather than requiring the user to select one and t...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 1 Not under consideration

RFE TWS for asynchronous Restful plugin

It is necessary to make restful calls asynchronous to avoid active connections for a long time (with polling or webhook or other)
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Resource state at node start time

The original state of a resource (when a node first comes online or a domain comes online) is treated differently to a monitor command returning 0 (unknown) or a monitor timing out.With this running resources are stopped, whenthere is a dependency...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

SNMP Gateway store and forward with TCP

SNMP gateway while using TCP to transfer events from objectserver to the destination should support store and forward. If TCP destination is not available , gateway should store events an send them once destination is available .
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

ncp_gis ability to zoom-in and zoom-out by using mouse scroll-wheel similar to Google Maps

Currently ncp_gis tool uses double-click to zoom in into the maps, specially when Regional aggregation is enabled, due to the number of devices a given region can have, and that ncp_gis does not give any feedback wether or not is working, it is re...
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration