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Tivoli Network Manager

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GUI for restarting processes

Provide a GUI to restart ITNM processes. This would be helpful for kill -USR, kill -HUP, and starting failed processes.
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

ITNM : Partial discovery based on IPs against a subset of mib oids

In Agile Lifecycle Manager (ALM) project, we have requirement on need to check the availability of the physical interface ports, vlan ,and sub interface, and need to check their ifDescription, IfAdminStatus and ifOperStatus....before we make a req...
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

GUI for loading MIB files

System: IBM Tivoli Network Manager Actor: User needs to upload MIBs and process them without CLI access. Description: Need ability to provide users with GUI to upload MIBs for use in SNMP MIB Browser and poll definition creation.
about 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

NCP_GIS configuration deleted after Fixpack installation

NCP_GIS (config.json) configuration is deleted and replaced with default one once fixpack is installed. Automatic configuration backup should handled by fixpack installation process.
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Planned for future release

Support of IMS and STP Inventory/Topology Discovery is required in ITNM Collector HuaweiM2K

ITNM Collector HuaweiM2K designed for PSCORE and CSCORE does not discover IMS (IP Multimedia) and STP (Signalling) Inventory/Topology . Enhancement of Collector is required to support same. Note: HuaweiM2K collector works on XML files received fro...
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

RCA for NetACT devices

In order to enable this "RCA" based event correlation, a few key Omnibus event fields need to be populated, including NmosEventMap, LocalNodeAlias, LocalPriObj, EventId as well as the corresponding configuration in files such as EventGatewaySchema...
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Planned for future release

Provide annotation and export of maps to Visio, PDF, PNG and print.

Provide annotation and export of maps to Visio, PDF, PNG and print.
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Functionality already exists

Redesign Cisco/Juniper Remote Ping Polling

urrently requires R/W access to device MIB to enable. This is a security finding in DoD and typically not allowed. Need a way to track BGP routes that does not require this access for rping. Would be nice if BGP routes could be identified in some ...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

Ability to add background images to maps

Ability to add background images to maps and be able to resize them. Currently images do not stay where they are put and don't scale with window size.
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration

Ability to queue discoveries one after another.

Currently can schedule discoveries but doesn't provide the same function. Sometimes discoveries of large groups cause issues with database or don't complete. If these could be done in smaller chunks running back to back there would be less issues....
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration