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Sensor for Redhat RHEV

Sensor for the discovery of 'Red Hat Virtualization' RHV - formerly known as RHEV (RHEV-H, RHEV-M).
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Future consideration

Ability to select local region to deploy ARM SaaS

Many customers in Japan are required to keep their data locally for security and data sovereignty reasons. Several prospects have already asked if ARM SaaS can be deployed in the local region. This is probably the same case for some of the EMEA co...
21 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / SaaS 5 Under review

Implement Custom Roles & RBAC Control via Entity/Tag

This would benefit all users of Turbonomic by allowing administrators to define custom roles, as well as the permissions applied to these roles either globally or by entity/tag and their respective child objects. This would enable application owne...
2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 4 Future consideration

Improvement of status of file-observer

When the file-observer has the state "finished", there are still some jobs in the background, i.e. indexing in Elasticsearch. The state in the overview of topology-management is irritating, as the user might still see some undefined resources in ...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Planned for future release

ITNM to support Layer 2 connection on ZTE C300M (MSAN) devices

we need to get Layer 2 connectivity for device 'ZTE C300M device' with OID 1.3.6.1.4.1.3902.1082.1001.6000.4.2 so that it will be supported in ITNM as per case TS001982826, where support confirmed that the layer 2 connection is not supported and w...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

Add "Non-Disruptive" column to Action Center for On-Prem and Container actions

Today, in the Action Center for many Cloud scaling actions, we have a column highlighting whether the action is non-disruptive or not. This helps customers adopt Turbo's automation quicker, builds trust, and lowers the barriers to action execution...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 5 Future consideration

Message Bus Probe: token with kafka topic name in rulesfile

Today it is possible to add multiple topics for a given probe installation. However, there is no token available in the rulesfile to check from which topic a given message came from. This means, if I have a common kafka server with topics that req...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

ITNM to support Layer 2 connection on Huawei Integrated Access (MSAN) devices

we need to get Layer 2 connectivity for device 'Huawei Integrated Access (MSAN) MA5600 device' with OID 1.3.6.1.4.1.2011.2.80.8 so that it will be supported in ITNM as per case TS001982826, where support confirmed that the layer 2 connection is no...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

LDAP integration - automatic retrieve list of users and groups

It would be a useful feature that Instana, after the integration with LDAP, would automatically retrieve all users and groups from the LDAP according to the filter given in the LDAP configuration. This way administration of new users would be m...
7 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 5 Functionality already exists

Be able to change work station type

To simplify transition for objects defined on extended agent to dynamic pool agent. To be able to change workstation type from extended agent to dynamic pool on the go for migrations purposes.
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release