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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 Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.

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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 11 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 4 Not under consideration

F5 device problem

Hi,We have discovered F5 devices in our infrastructure and now we are attempting to poll and store value of an OID (1.3.6.1.4.1.3375.2.2.10.2.3.1.12). After polling and storing the data, when we query the historical data - the 'Instance' field is ...
almost 6 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 3 Not under consideration

IBM Workload Scheduler integration with ElasticSearch (ELK) for logging

The customer CaixaBank is using IBM Workload Scheduler for Distributed to schedule in several systems. There is also an ongoing project of centralize all logs, from all those systems into a central ElasticSearch repository. It provides benefits li...
almost 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Actual Usage Documentation

Instead of simply writing down the literal operation of the application and associated utilities actually describe what it does and how it accomplishes its tasks. Using snmp_walk.pl I have no idea which community string is being used, why it takes...
almost 6 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

cfgeezdmn requires IBM.AgFilesystem: make this an option

When configuring high availability for the automation manager the automation policy always contains IBM.AgFilesystem resources (e.g. for the application manager policy pool or agentless adapter policy pool). However, shared filesystems is not alwa...
almost 12 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Compliance housekeeping script

Keep only one distinct policy result for each Managed Network Resource.
almost 6 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Planned for future release

TWS is very sensitive to the point that even a small increase in SAN disk I/O wait, delays job execution

Constant read/write of data by TWS into .msg queues makes TWS very sensitive, even a small increase of 8-10 msecs in disk I/O wait time starts queueing up messages in Intercom.msg and eventually delaying job execution.
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Support extended characters in user name of IBM Workload Scheduler product

Government of Alberta User Name standards include a dot "." in the user name. IWS Installer limits the User name can contain alphanumeric, dash (-), and underscore (_) characters. Requesting extension of this limitation to include other extended c...
about 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Enhancement in show differences function

User wants an option in show differences function to see only configuration which is different, other common configuration items should not be displayed.
about 6 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

NOT ASSESSED evaluation should show the XPATH on Results screen

NOT ASSESSED evaluation should show the XPATH on the right side of the Results screen
about 6 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration