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Provide enumeration lookup from within poll definitions

Provide an enumeration lookup from within the Event Summary of a poll definition to convert integer values into meaningful text.
about 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

GUI for restarting processes

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

Virtual Center sensor regex filter

Virtual Center sensor returns every computer system active in vCenter. However, this can cause invalid computer systems to get created in TADDM. I would like to be able to filter out invalid servers. If you could pass all vCenter hostname through ...
about 5 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 Not under consideration

Derive Inject parameters from clientParameterLists

Derive Inject parameters from clientParameterLists
about 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

DWC 9.4 - Critical network jobs divided by status

To be able to view all critical jobs that are running, completed or in error by allowing to set a parm to display this info before a certain input arrival date.
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Add default GC parameters on Mark as Golden

ITNCM should have a facility to add all GC parameters @@@regex@@@, P@, .@ with default values on that configuration when click on Make Golden
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

Substring broker function

Implement a broker substring function so that parts of a variable can be used in job definitions. This feature is available on all competitive products. F.e. ${substring:MYVAR,1,10} Get the first 10 characters of the variable MYVAR.
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Estimated runtime on jobs that run with an alias

The estimasted run time is not calculated for jobs that run with an alias, it is calculated using the original job name in the job_statistics_v database view. We have a number of standard jobs accross different applications that we run with an ali...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 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.
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

'Schedule Report' option on reports to email the report adhoc or on schedule

On Reports have an option to send the report (history or sql) as an email. It sends it once or schedules it as job to run as required (weekly etc). Similar to how we use the Batchcli feature, but DWC does it all for you from a few clicks.
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration