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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?
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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Netcool Omnibus support for passwords longer than 32 char

As part of expanded password complexity, the ObjectServer mid layer Sybase needs to be updated to support increased password lengths greater than 32 char. This will allow for stronger complexity and greater resistance to intrusion attempts.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Improvements for state "Stuck Online"

Today, we have very limited possibilities to operate a resource with state "stuck online". There are two functions that should be improved:1. a resource stays in "stuck online" if the stop request is canceled and the desired state isn't "offline" ...
about 11 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 3 Not under consideration

Restrict Domains in TWS to use Proxy

We have a need where we are using Rest API jobs to perform a particular task in TWS. Now these Rest API connect to Internet and for that we have setup Proxy in TWS configuration.But this has caused an issue as jobs which just belong to our Domain ...
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Officially support iCAM agent playbooks on IBM Z platform using the Ansible Tower Automation using the underlying Ansible Engine Framework

Description:  following tasks can be created for iCAM playbooks for IBM z platform through the management node * Uninstall ICAM Agent * Install ICAM Agent (Copy the image from ansible host, untar it, install it) * Upgrade ICAM Agent  * App...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

creating a Domain should not automatically switch on ip_forwarding

creating a TSAMP-Domain causes unasked ip_forwarding to "on" even though it is not necessary if CG(s) are all in the same subnet. RSCT needs the function "Loose Source Routing":A simple answer for now is that RSCT uses LSR to deal with communicati...
over 8 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Officially support iCAM agent playbooks to AIX 6.1 and AIX 7.x

Based on discussions with Brenda Christopher and Keyuri Patel, the following iCAM playbooks exist and currently only officially support xLinux endpoints: Uninstall ICAM Agent Install ICAM Agent (Copy the image from ansible host, untar it, install ...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Support multiple PIDs on IP:Port

TADDM needs to be create unique dependencies between App Servers, even when they share the same IPAddress:PortNumber. Many AppServer types, especially DBs and Application Servers will share IPAddress:PortNumbers on a Computer System. This will cau...
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Reporting capability that can be scheduled on NPI

Looking for capability to generate report via scheduler on NPI on NetFlow, QoS and SNMP monitoring. Currently there is no way to auto generate report on scheduler and send it to multiple recipient on regular basis. TNCP already supports. This can ...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 0 Not under consideration

NPI. QoS report capability (for specific device group)

Looking for capability to report QoS on specific device. (This is supported today in TNCP) Group devices on some QoS KPI like drop queue, discard queue and network utilization on qos policy (Future consideration). Capability to generate PDF report...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 0 Not under consideration

HA capabilities for Predictive Insights

We are expecting to implement High availability capabilities for Predictive Insights.
over 5 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Functionality already exists