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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 Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.

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Oracle E-Business plug-in - Wait for child requests

Customers use the Oracle E-business plug-in to manage individual Concurrent Manager requests as IWS jobs. Those request may submit one or more child requests to Oracle Concurrent Manager. The IWS Oracle E-Business plug-in does not currently provid...
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Oracle E-Business plug-in - Support selection of print style and layout

The Oracle E-Business plug-in does not currently support the selection of a layout template or a print style.
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Oracle E-Business plug-in - Selectively include concurrent program output in IWS job log

Output from Oracle E-Business concurrent programs, managed by IWS, is not currently included in the associated IWS job logs. Having the ability to selectively include the program output in the IWS job log can make it easier for Operations teams to...
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Oracle E-Business plug-in - Ability to manage Request Sets

Oracle E-Business requests can be combined into request sets, where Oracle Concurrent Manager executes the individual requests in the set according to the relationships defined in the set. The IWS Oracle E-Business plug-in currently only supports ...
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Application and Event monitoring statefulset operators

The community around the operator pattern and the community framework has gained a lot of traction and has matured quite a bit from its original proposal and delivery. There are increasingly more examples of technologies adopting this pattern (htt...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Operator pattern based deployment lifecycle management for the Application and Event monitoring workload

Refactor the ibm-cloud-appmgmt-prod helm chart to be replaced by a go-sdk operator for controlling the deployment lifecycle, administrative and operation tasks of the IBM Cloud App Management workload. Note: Not to be confused with using a helm-t...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

Vertical scaling of Application and Event monitoring stateful services

A means by which to effectively perform vertical scaling of key stateful services in the `ibm-cloud-appmgmt-prod` chart. Today, the stateful services include PersistentVolumeClaims in their pod spec, and use helm values to configure the size of t...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Enhanced Placement Rules

Allow for additional inputs into the placement rules. For example: cost of resources within a cluster, network latency of a cluster (ex: edge vs central cloud), networking capacity between locations, cluster hardware capabilities (CPU pinning, GPU...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Enhanced Visibility of Deployed Application Versions.

Update the topology, application, and/or overview screens in MCM to more effectively see what release(s) of applications are deployed to which clusters. These views should be consumable even when there are 100s of clusters and support grouping by ...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

More control for application updates at scale

When doing an application update (such as from v1.0 to v1.1) for multiple Deployables each deployed in their own cluster, the customer needs more control over how those upgrades are performed. The ability to do a canary deployment (upgrade just on...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration