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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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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

Mandatory predecessors for TWSd.

In TWS 9.1 is announced a new type of predecessors who allow waits for at predecessor, which is not in the plan at Make-plan time. But this new type is only deliveret to TWSz in TWS version 9.1. Please also deliver the mandatory predecessor type f...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Shadow jobs between zOS and TwsD : Matching criteria same scheduled date

Between TWS 8.6 zOS and TwsD 9.1 shadow jobs, the only value for "matching criteria" is "previous". We'd like you to offer also the value "same scheduled date". Thanks for your feedback.
almost 8 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

SLO based alerts

We think it should be possible to create alerts based on defined SLIs and SLOs. Currently, it's not possible to alert if something is consuming an available error budget too fast over a certain time or that we consumed the error budget already com...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert / SLO/SLI (STAN) 0 Planned for future release

TLS support in CA Spectrum (CORBA) probe

TLS 1.2/1.3 protocol to be used between CA Spectrum and the CORBA probe. We requires all data to be encrypted in-transit for the connection probe-to-datasource connection (Spectrum connection). This data encryption in-transit is required by bankin...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Planned for future release

Change password option for users logging in to DWC console

Whenever a new user is logged in to DWC 9.5 ,there is no option to change his password . We dont have LDAP and presently we use file based authentication_config.xml only to change password.However,the user wants a "Change password" tab on his DWC ...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 3 Future consideration

conman to authenticate users through WAS/WLP and retrieve LDAP group to user information and authorize using group in assigni

DWC and composer are able to authenticate LDAP users and authorize using LDAP groups and assign security roles accordingly, but conman doesn't authenticate using LDAP hence can't authorize using LDAP groups and assign security roles. Separate ACLs...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Request to add search box to search the filters/views in Event Dashboard/Filter Buidler/View Builder

We have 10k+ filters in our WebGUI environment. It's hard for us to search the filters while creating/editing Event Dashboard. We are looking for the search box to search filters/views while event dashboard creation/edition. And also looking for t...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

IWS 9.5 Being able to work with the long term plan in DWC when using a Z engine.

IWS 9.5 Being able to work with the long term and trial plan in the DWC when using a Z engine. This is tied to case number TS003457143.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration