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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Request for a change to the Ericsson OSS-RC collector to establish relations/connections between RNC and MSC

a. Design, develop and supply a change on the Ericsson OSS-RC collectorpackage for IBM Tivoli Netcool/ITNM in a way to establish relationsamong RNC (Radio Network Controllers) from 3G technology and MSC(Mobile Switching Centers). b. Required estab...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

Apply filer to Workload Dashboard before opening

The Workload Dashboard in DWC 9.3 (GA-FP3)/9.4 (GA-FP2) can take an undesirably long time to return results after opening when working on larger TWS environments with multiple engine definitions. The ability to filter engines from the dashboard re...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Please remove case matching for username, in ITNCM

Please remove case matching for username, in external (i.e. LDAP, TACACS, etc.) and internal (ITNCM) authentication for the ITNCM application and Reporting. Customer has requested this. In their environment, the ITNCM authentication is from RADIUS...
over 4 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 1 Future consideration

RFE TWS for asynchronous Restful plugin

It is necessary to make restful calls asynchronous to avoid active connections for a long time (with polling or webhook or other)
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

IWS9.x event rule's human-readable date/time variables display as yyyy-mm-ddThh:mm:ssZ/tz; expecting month dd, yyyy hh:mm:ss

In TWS 8.6, when using any event rule human-readable variables that display date/time, the date/time is presented in this format: month dd, yyyy hh:mm:ss AM/PM timezone Thus TWS 8.6 the presentation looks like:April 23, 2018 6:37:00 AM CDT In IWS ...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

ITNM IP Edition Agent for Nokia 7750 devices

Our customer wants to see the Gigabit Interfaces on the "showing device connectivity" tool because they just can see ipForward interfaces on Nokia 7750 devices. And that's why you can not monitor the dropped interfaces.
almost 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 3 Not under consideration

Send EQQMLOG and AUDIT of TWS Z/OS on QRADAR

Can you create a utility to integrate the TWS Z/OS EQQMLOG log and audits into QRADAR?
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

A column for Operator Instructions is needed in DWC

Need an immutable field (as in panel ID EQQSOPSP option 7 OPERATOR INSTR - Operator instructions) for Operator Instructions.
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Enhance 'Takeover' process in IBM Workload Manager

The 'Hot Standby' process for the Controller needs to be enhanced to allow for a very high availability environment. Specifically the 'TAKEOVER' command should be enhanced so that it functions when there is already an active Controller.
about 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Provide GUI for polling confirmation

Add a GUI option to display which poll definitions and policies apply to a given device or set of devices.
about 5 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration