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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps

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Enrichment of the synthetic alerts (parents) with flags of the grouped alerts (children)

In the NOI version (1.6.4), the synthetic alerts (parents) are displayed WITHOUT (correlation) flags in the alerts views. This is very confusing, especially when the alerts are sorted. It would be useful to enrich the synthetic alerts (parents) wi...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

Messagebus probe should verify OAUTH token when acting as provider

When acting as provider for a webhook, the provided OAUTH token (via keycloak) is not verified. To enhance security the token (Authorization Bearer) should be verified against the resource server (i.e. keycloak). Example: We are using the messageb...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Message Bus Probe should expose endpoint to Rules File

Follow up for RFE 126508 / APAR IJ17178:Great that we now have the Sender of the request and that we no longer need to specify a fixed endpoint.But unfortunately, the endpoint (or the full URL) is not available as a Token variable in the rules fil...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

ASM observer for IBM Public Cloud

Caixa customer with huge investment in IBM Public Cloud, is interested in CP4WAIOps (nowadays we are running a PoC). We need an observer for IBM Public Cloud. The actual one is related to Cloud Foundry which was deprecated a while ago from IBM Pu...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

nco_p_huawei_u2000_corba - No Filtration properties available on subscribing to Event Notifiation

Probe - nco_p_huawei_u2000_corbaUnlike other CORBA probes where we have the option of filtering the alarms while subscribing to the real time alarms/Notification IRP services. nco_p_huawei_u2000_corba doesn't provide any options/properties to subs...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

Topology Manager Observer for Ericsson Orchestrator

Customer RFP to replace Ericson CNEX is asking for a service assurance solution that includes events, performance and topology and the only missing part is topology.
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

Manual seeding option is not available

As of now we dont have the option of manually adding the devices into INM and it is not supported. With the current design this option is only available to ping based discovery. Adding the Ad-hoc device is not possible so can you guys add this fun...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Onboarding requires ICMP response

For onboarding any new device in to the infrastructure it needs to have proper ICMP response, without that the servers cannot be onboarded. As per IBM, in file based discovery the device might be pollable even when ICMP is not working. In our curr...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Device gets automatically deleted after 3 retries if not pingable/SNMP pollable

When a device gets added to the list and by chance if the server is not pingable / SNMP pollable then as per the current design the device gets deleted from the list automatically. There are instances where the servers might be in DMZ and they mig...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Maintenance Mode to send notification when CI is put into Maintenance Mode

When a user creates a Maintenance Schedule we don't have any option of notifying the user on whether the schedule is created successfully or not. Currently there is no notification for either creating / after the schedule ends.
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration