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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas

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Support creating application yaml from already deployed app

When importing existing cluster or when apps are deployed outside MCM, add ability to create a simple application yaml so that the user can take advantage of MCM capabilities.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Integration with data federation solutions (Spectrum/Noobaa) to more holistically manage and move stateful workloads

Client's are interested in data federation whenever app management/movement comes up. Would like to see a level of integration with both the IBM (Spectrum) and RH (https://www.noobaa.io/) capabilities to make movement of the associated app data se...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Impersonation support for MCM APIs

I'd like to manage and provision software to a managed cluster through our MCM hub as the user requesting the software to prevent security issues arising from elevated privilege. For example, charts or operators that are configured to install to n...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

MCM Addition of ISM agent to monitor DNS, SNMP and Apache through HTTP

In our environment, we are using APM v8 and monitoring DNS, SNMP and Apache (via HTTP) using ISM agent, we will be upgrading to MCM soon and will be monitoring the same processes.
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

LDAP Group Support for ICAM

We need ICAM to be able to support LDAP groups so that based on the group the user belongs to the appropriate ICAM group and roles can automatically be assigned.
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

ICAM Agent/Collector for Netcool/Omnibus/Impact

There are lots of ICAM agents/collectors but there is not one for Netcool/Omnibus/Impact. We are a heavy user of Netcool/Omnibus/Impact. There needs to be an ICAM specific agent/collector which gather appropriate metrics to be alarm and trended on.
12 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Forward slots from event custom fields as part of the body when using a outgoing webhook to forward incidents to a external event management tool

When forwarding events via the outgoing webhook integration to an external event management tool (BMC Truesight Operations Manager) i.e. CPU, Filesystem, swap space etc. We only see event info and resource affected slots passed with the body. Key ...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Possibility of reduce traffic for MongoDB Agent

We have problem with our MongoDB Dba as the Mongo Db Application Performance Management Agent is producing too much traffic on mongos servers We should be able to reduce the traffic MongoDB agent tries to connect (to required host and port) in eve...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

B2B Branding

Business to commercial enterprise (B2B) groups are special from business to patron (B2C) agencies, so it makes experience that their advertising, advertising, web site design, and so on. Might be special from B2C versions. Yet, topics are somethin...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

enhancement for REDIS UA plugin

Description: We are using REDIS UA plugin for monitoring REDIS DB We would like to avoid using the REDIS Administrative password to enable the plugin because it is clear and so not very safe Then we need to evaluate the Used Memory Dataset (%) tha...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration