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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 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?

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Create policies ( in GRC or other place) to enforce deployment parameters e.g replicas

For production apps, if the deployment does not specify a minimum number of replica ( e.g. 3 or more) then make the deployment have replica =3
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Support app deployment that allows staging of images locally to the cluster before deployment or upgrade

For RO/BO situations with low or unpredictable bandwidth, the deployment needs to take place in a deterministic time. E.g. at shift change. The current deployment model with subscription and pull makes the deployment variable
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Support creating a application yaml for all deployments from catalog if the yaml does not exist

There is enough information available to create a app yaml for apps deployed from the catalog.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Request for new VTMOS Support - Juniper Router MX JunOs 19.* [Netconf/YANG enabled]

"Problem: The new OS versions are not currently supported by NCM. Juniper MX Devices with OS version 19.* The driver(s) need to be able to support the management of NEs which have NETCONF enabled"
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Planned for future release

Request for new VTMOS Support - Juniper Switch EX JunOS 19.* [Netconf/YANG enabled]

"Problem: The new OS versions are not currently supported by NCM. Juniper EX Devices with OS version 19.* The driver(s) need to be able to support the management of NEs which have NETCONF enabled"
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Planned for future release

Request for new VTMOS Support - Juniper Switch EX JunOS 18.* [Netconf/YANG enabled]

"Problem: The new OS versions are not currently supported by NCM. Juniper EX Devices with OS version 18.* The driver(s) need to be able to support the management of NEs which have NETCONF enabled"
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Planned for future release

Request for new VTMOS Support - Juniper Router SRX JunOS 19.* [Netconf/YANG enabled]

"Problem: The new OS versions are not currently supported by NCM. Juniper SRX Devices with OS version 19.* The driver(s) need to be able to support the management of NEs which have NETCONF enabled"
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Planned for future release

CloudPak for MCM API mock framework delivered via the microcks project

http://microcks.github.io/ For partners and clients looking to build integrations to the MCM Ecosystem, having easy access to a definition of the MCM APIs (e.g. event sourcing, security violations, workload management, etc ...) that can be "mock...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

When importing a template, download the entire set of terraform folders and not just the base folder

We are trying to implement modules for a client, and in this scope we have several individual scripts that accessed the same module. For this to work, we have the module folder one level higher, and then one folder for each of the specific scripts...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Document statistics schema between versions

Currently the historical statistical data can only be upgraded in a single pass, and there is no way to selectively transfer statistical data for specific workstations, which is required if a customer performs an upgrade in separate, multiple phas...
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration