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TNPM. Show Realtime Report - without Java

Currently the Realtime Reports are entitled to run using the Java Show Realtime Report - You can go into this mode through Define Resource View when switching to any interface of any node
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 1 Not under consideration

(NPI) Ability to modify Traffic Volume Trend graph to view bandwidth by interface/circuit

Would like the ability to modify the Traffic Volume Trend graph to view the bandwidth used based on a specific interface and/or circuit, by percentage of bandwidth used (i.e. 0-100%).
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 1 Not under consideration

TNPM 1.4.5 topology: how to specify 'file' for the UBA acquisition

Not able to add file option in URI path in the TNPM topology editor. By default/dropdown only sftp/ftp options are available. Some of the components (e.g. UBA) acquire their files from the local file system (either SAN mounted or LOCAL disks). The...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 1 Future consideration

Building 64 bit datachannel code to build 64 bit pv_analytics.jar file

In case TS004896360 "LOGW Java process core dumped on out of memory", the customer faced problems when LOGW Java process core dumped on out of memory. Later in this case IBM support team told "For 64bit logw process, there is no scope to build 64 ...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 0 Not under consideration

Set different thresholds for different interfaces

NPI supports setting a threshold value for a metric that will result in an Alarm raised when that threshold is crossed. This allows to take an action when the system is degraded. Current implementation allows to set a threshold value for each metr...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 1 Not under consideration

NPI Restoration Blueprint

It is not possible to backup the installation just by copying the folders, because most of the services are installed as OS level service. we can use below options:1. Backup the VM of all the NPI nodes. (should stop all services including Hadoop &...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 1 Not under consideration

Page administration for NPI to hide some page that not being used

NPI has multiple pages to display stats for multiple service like WIFI, Load Balancer etc. However this may not applicable to individual customer. Looking for an option to disable some of the pages that not being used as it is misleading to users ...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 1 Not under consideration

NPI 1.3.1 user interface to manage user and doesn't need to shutdown service to add/remove/modify users

NPI 1.3.1 doesn't have user interface to add, remove or modify users. There is command utility to di user administration however it requires dashboard to be stopped to do user administration.
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 0 Not under consideration

Ability to view BOTH in and out traffic on same graph

The current netflow graph requires the user to select either inbound or outbound traffic. It would be more useful to be able to view both in and out bound traffic in a single view for an interface rather than requiring the user to select one and t...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 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 ...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 0 Not under consideration