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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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Multicloud Manager supports helm v3, not only helm v2.

Now I feel Multicloud Manager can deploy and manage lifecycle remote cluster's Application only from helm v2 chart. My potential customer, OMRON (large precision equipment manufacturer in Japan), expect they can deploy and manage their helm v3 cha...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

REST API expose for Impact Policies

Need a supported and structured method to expose as endpoints for the impact polices to be called as REST api with documented Jason Payload Specifically for the MWM policies.As of today the policy can be executed with REST which is not documented ...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Future consideration

TADDM doesn't support SQL Server 2017 Discovery

This RFE is about the case "TS001448241", the field "PMR ID" TADDM doesn't Support Discovery on SQLserver 2017
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Allow users to set their own default columns per object type

For the DWC user interface, under "System Configuration" > "Set User Preferences" users should be able to set their own default column set for how they want to see result lists for each object type. This user-default set of columns would be use...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

request with "override depencies"

Today it's not possible to stop a resource that has a stopAfter relationship to an online resource without touching this resource. In SA z/OS you can create requests with parm "Override Dependency". Then, TSA ignores all depencencies.You would lik...
almost 10 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 3 Not under consideration

Allow to use *AND and *OR in Omegamon situations with reflex action.

Having *AND and *OR in formula for situation with reflex action is currently not allowed. Lack of flexibility in the product means that whenever we want to test on the same type of event for example multiple queues, we will – due to the fact tha...
about 2 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Not under consideration

Include Custom TAGS to Events Rest WEB API

Support to tag creation on events API in order to create synthetic events based on contextual information, similar to trace tags. Widgets be capable of filter events based on tags sent by event API. Attached image describe a sample of event API us...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Integrate the Remedy BMC Gateway with Remedy ITSM

We have had several customers requesting the gateway integration for Remedy ITSM v20. There is only this information which does not address how the existing nco_g_bmc_remedy should be configured: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/netcool-integr...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Planned for future release

Allow usage of namespace egress IPs in NOI on OCP installations

Our customer is extending their Netcool landscape to integrate several existing sites into one centralized NOI based on OCP. Actually there are various components within NOI on OCP, that need to connect to these already existing sites. Some exampl...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

ASM: ability to define a primary resource in the merge rule

We have merge rules setup for ServiceNow, Kubernetes and docker but when we view the topology, we see the Kubernetes token as the name of the object appended with "master-". We would like the ability to define the source from where the name should...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review