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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

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  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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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ITNM poller - convert HEX to Decimal output form snmp get request

With snmp get, Broacade swith reports data in HEX format:SNMPv2-SMI::experimental.94.4.5.1.6.16.0.136.148.113.103.201.120.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.132 = Hex-STRING: 00 00 00 00 04 57 2F 5C If the same data is gathering by ITNM poller would be nice to conve...
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

Multi-column searching in probe rules files

There is a need to be able to search a lookup table via multiple columns. Note a combination of columns, but equally unique columns.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

Officially Support and Certify the Agents and Data Collectors through the iCAM Agent Release on zLinux Platform

Following Agents and Data Collectors to be validated or certified for the zLinux platform as a containerized cloud native applications by the CDL Jun's and Terry's Team. As per the discussions with Bin Jiang, China team understood that Traditional...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Planned for future release

ESTIMATED END of a critical chain in real time

Currently the CP does not update in real time the ESTIMATED END of a critical chain. Considering that we now use the 'CRITICAL JOBS' panel as the only forecasting tool for what concerns the conclusion of critical batches, having the information re...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Instana Active User information in Instana itself

The customer would like to be able to get a view of how many daily/weekly/monthly active users are using Instana. Having a view on this according to role/group/team would also be useful.
over 2 years ago in Instana / Business Systems / Portal 2 Future consideration

Add VSphere to list of product areas available in RBAC

The customer would like to be able to limit users access to the VSphere product area using RBAC"
over 2 years ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Planned for future release

Dynamic Workload Console 9.5 Audit Data

Dynamic Workload Console V9.5 has no audit tracking. Would like to see some type of log which tracks items like User Logon/off and user search and updates while in the tool.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

TADDM integration with Ansible

Need an integration between TADDM and Ansible to support discovery of target endpoints (both Linux and Windows servers) located behind a firewall in the DMZ. IBM had previously suggested the use of BigFix for this task, but BigFix is non-strategic...
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 Not under consideration

One Tracker per LPAR serve all Controller

Due to administrative rules we are forced to run multiple IWSz Systems in parallel on one SYSPLEX. So we have to start tracker STCs for each of our multiple IWSz controllers on every system of the SYSPLEX. As the tracker STCs all do the same work ...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Putting module EQQSSCNMx above the line

Due to administrative rules we are forced to run multiple IWSz Systems in parallel on one SYSPLEX. When migrating IWSz we are using BUILDSSX REBUILD and SSCMNAME TEMPORARY to avoid IPLs. After migration we are restarting IWSz with SSCMNAME PERMANE...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration