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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)
about 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.
about 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
about 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Use month value

In IWS z/OS we can define run cycle limited on month. For instance we can define the 5/6/7 of january and March. This feature doesn't exist in IWS Distributed
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Relative time requirements for job repetition

Implement job repetitions to start/stop relative to other entities' start/stop. Initially, this can be simple, like just relative to the schedtime of a job stream. Later, it can be expanded to a more generic relative positioning concept, like star...
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

NSM to allow set WindowStart and WindowEnd

Allow to pass WindowStart and WindowEnd time to ServiceTemplate instance. The same shall be set to each WorkItem submitted by the Service. This facility is available in ITNCM EJB API
about 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Merge ordered commandsets in ServiceTemplate

Merge commandsets of same type and same order under 1 task in 1 UOW for any size of ClientParamLists.
about 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Using event rule, I would like the behavior of the jobmaxdurationexceededevt0.timestamp variable to display differently

Using event rules, I would like the behavior either modified or customer configurable to allow the following: jobmaxdurationexceededevt0.timestamp should only display the yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM format, not the current format. jobmaxdurationexceededevt0....
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

TNPM. Cisco Device Tech pack to discover virtual interfaces for MPLS devices when physical and virual interface have same ifName

Cisco Device Tech pack cannot discover virtual interfaces for MPLS Cisco devices. Because of that it is not possible to monitor any KPI for these interfaces. This means it is not possible to monitor even MIB II KPIs for these virtual interfaces, a...
over 10 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 4 Not under consideration

GROUP of application

Into IWS for z/OS you have the group definition where you can add multiple application. When you add th group to the planning ( 5.1) the IWS for z/OS manage automatically the dependencies between the applications. Into IWSD the concept of group do...
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration