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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 Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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Rolling upgrades for a single Deployable

When doing an application update (such as from v1.0 to v1.1) for a single Deployable, MCM should support Kubernetes rolling upgrades for each service in the application so that the application can be upgraded with zero downtime. Our understanding ...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 2 Future consideration

Oracle Exacc Discovery enablement

We are not able to enable TADDM discovery for oracle Exacc in the current version of TADDM 7.3 FP3 . Could you please kindly build a new customized oracle Exacc sensor which helps us to enable the discovery for the same.
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Omegamon Agent Situational Action Origination Point

In an environment with multiple TEM Servers the agents don't have the option to choose which TEMS will use the action item for a Situational Action. It defaults to the TEMS the agent reports directly to. In my environment I have a TEMS on z/OS and...
about 3 years ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Not under consideration

kerberos support for iws agent windows userids

Provide support for kerberized windows userids for IWS. Currently we have to create the userid and password on IWSz and the passwords are entered in plain text.
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Create an Ansible Playbook that collects compliance evidence from the system.

Use Ansible Automation to built a Playbook that collects the evidence for compliance.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Add automated provisioning of GRC compliance controllers as part of Install of Klusterlet.

Currently, compliance controllers are not installed as part of the cluster install and there is no automated way to install these controllers hence the GRC does not work out of the box and there is no notification on how to fix it.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

AI Ops - automated Cost/Quota based selection of Clusters to provision Apps.

Add policies and cost analysis to provision based on Cost or quota policies. leverage model in CloudForms. and Extend to Containers.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Functionality already exists

Create AI Ops capability - Automatic worker node scaling up or down in response to performance issues.

Dynamically Scale up and Down worker nodes base on performance and Cost.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Provide Automation using Ansible for deploying ICAM Agents for Clouds ( VM) and Containers.

Provide builtin automation playbooks that deploys ICAM / ITM/APM agents across Public clouds and containers. This is not just for install but can be called on demand
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Out of the box automation using Ansible to remediate basic issues found in BoD Environment

Create run-books that can be run out of the box to remediate basic issues found in BoD environment. e.g. restart prometheus at various clusters ( the monitoring not working issue). Restarting Search when it crashes. These can be run manually if ne...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration