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PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
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...

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Provide GUI for polling confirmation

Add a GUI option to display which poll definitions and policies apply to a given device or set of devices.
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

DWC: enhance graphical features for successors/pre-decessors

In DWC we have graphical capabilities to present pre-decessors and successors for IWS applications. The graphical view makes it much easier to get the proper insight in the structure of the applications.However, the graphical view for successors i...
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

Provide enumeration lookup from within poll definitions

Provide an enumeration lookup from within the Event Summary of a poll definition to convert integer values into meaningful text.
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

Enforce Auditing justification and reporting in all interfaces, not just DWC

In 9.4 the ability to enforce the addition of a justification and a change/incident record number (from ServiceNow for instance) to all plan and database changes was added when these actions originate from the DWC. No equivalent ability to enforce...
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

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)
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Not under consideration

ServiceTemplate should set user description on WorkItem

ServiceTemplate should pass the user description as it is onto WorkItem.
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Future consideration

GUI for restarting processes

Provide a GUI to restart ITNM processes. This would be helpful for kill -USR, kill -HUP, and starting failed processes.
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

Service_Name - Oracle Sensor

TADDM (Oracle sensor) currently does not store Oracle Service_Name during discovery of Oracle RAC environments.
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Normalize Manufacturer and Model fields CDM

Normalize the Manufacturer and Model fields in the TADDM DB, so we can use the values to find enhanced information on the product.
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Virtual Center sensor regex filter

Virtual Center sensor returns every computer system active in vCenter. However, this can cause invalid computer systems to get created in TADDM. I would like to be able to filter out invalid servers. If you could pass all vCenter hostname through ...
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 Not under consideration