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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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Enhancement for the quick search feature within the EventViewer

When events are grouped within the EventViewer, you can’t use the quick search to find events. Please have a look at the attached screenshots: eventViewer1.png: Framed pink are alle the events which are grouped underneath the top lovel event. filt...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

JSON functions for rules file processing

The recently published OMNIbus 8.1.0 FP24 containes a new set of JSON processing ObjectServer SQL functions named json_prop_get, json_prop_set, and json_prop_dedup. This is great news! We'd highly appreciate having similar functions available in r...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

Graphical Representation of all Jobstreams in the WorkLoad Designer

We would like to have a graphic representation of all the Jobstreams present in the database. Currently, this representation is possible in the current plan but we do not have the equivalent on the Jobstreams present in the WorkLoad Designer
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Upgrading OMNIBus Probes to support the new version of NNMI (version 2020.08)

we have integration between OMNIbus and NNMI version NNMi 2019.11 and we have have to upgrade it to NNMi 2020.08. as shown in the below link that the OMNIBUS doesn't support the new version of NNMI we need Omnibus prbe upgrade to be compatible wit...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

TEPS connection to DB2 database over TLS

System: TEPSActor: User need new featureTo allow TEPS configuration to connect to a TLS enabled DB2 databaseDescription:Currently, TEPS only allows connection to non-TLS database. However, when the DB2 database is configured with TLS, it only allo...
about 2 years ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Planned for future release

Centralized Update: Ability to change BACKUP_DIR, TMP_DIR and other parameters dynamically

Have ability to specified parameters like BACKUP_DIR or TMP_DIR or launch pre-script to change theses values before start centralized update from DWC.
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 4 Planned for future release

Provide kerberos support for IWS REST API

Currently the IWS REST API only supports basic authentication (usage of hardcoded user/password combination). We need to implement the REST API using just a userid with no password.
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Dedicated Sensor for Tomcat

Currently the only way to discover Tomcat is to use Custom Server templates. Unfortunately, information that can be collected by this method are limited. Because of that a Tomcat dedicated sensor is required.
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 Not under consideration

Sorting Function in "Apply Native Command Set" Menu

Hello, regarding PMR 20378,999,724 we're opening this RFE.When someone wants to apply a Native Command Set to only some devices in a Realm, you have to search the right device(s) in a unsorted list (view Screenshot). A sort function or a standard ...
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 3 Future consideration

Increase the Limitation on 16 Characters for the JobStream name

Increase the Limitation on 16 Characters for the JobStream name. I
about 7 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration