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PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...

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Make possible to remove metric names in Predictive Insights

Implement the possibility to remove the metric names in Predictive Insights 1.3.6. Once they are created, they will be forever in DASH selects, which is not only an ugly behaviour for the users, but a lack of functionality. Thanks!
over 5 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 2 Not under consideration

New feature that will indicate the "baseline" type

Operations Analytics Predictive Insights version 1.3.6 is introducing the “naive” type of baseline, beside the classical “Robust Bounds” baseline (inherited from previous system versions). OA-PI 1.3.6 is creating this baseline type in case when va...
over 5 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 3 Not under consideration

IWS/IWA distributed engine improved variable management

The customer that is an historical IWS for z/OS client is implementing their first distributed engine environment. During this implementation they discovered that the IWS distributed engine does not provide a common variable management between the...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Notification report variable table

An event handler action to "Send email" should be able to include a %{fileCrtEvt1.VariableTable} variable whenever a job stream or a job is running as part of a stream is involved. It may be empty if the stream uses no variable table or the job wa...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Ability to limit the about of old discovery data returned by healthcheck

Add ability to limit the about of old discovery data returned by healthcheck.
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Allow event handler to specify Variable Table to start job/stream

An event handler action which starts a job and/or stream should be able to specify a variable table to be used. In addition, it should be possible to run an executable with parameters to determine the variable table name. An absolute name could be...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Qualify TSAMP 4.1.04 on Centos 7.4 and Later

Referencing Salesforce Case - TS001479603 We would like to have TSAMP qualified for Centos 7.4 and later. Based on DB2 AESE Compatibility Report -
over 5 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 3 Not under consideration

Access device through jump server

Provide jump server facility in ITNCM, to let the Worker access the device through jump server. Allow/Deny this facility through global property.
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

IWA - Dynamic Agent job persistance on "no resource found" error

Add the ability to define jobs that run on a dynamic agent to not error if there is no resource found to run the job. Currently, if all agents defined for the job are down, the job results in an error and must be manually rerun. Add the ability fo...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

IWA - set OS priority for a job

Provide a new job definition keyword to specify an OS level priority. When the job is started, IWA will "nice" the process to the specified level (low, med, high maybe). This would be different than the current IWA priority, which only affects the...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration