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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?
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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Instana use case for IBMi monitoring

Dear Instana team, We would like to have this use case supported by Instana please: We would like to monitor if some critical IBMi jobs (that we would specify by name) is running or not I have researched the options provided out of the box by Inst...
10 months ago in Instana / IBM i / Sensor 0 Future consideration

RFE for conman to show jobs that are LATE

RFE for conman to show jobs that are LATE
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Grant creator of the Application the Access Application Perspectives for created App

When a user with limited access tries to create a new Application Perspective, the application perspective gets created, but the user does not get added to the Access Scope, for the newly created Application Perspective. Expected behaviour: that t...
10 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Future consideration

ASM ITNM Observer to pull GEO DATA from ncim_ACMEGEOLOCATION for resources

We need Agile Service Manager to pull GEO Data that is available in ITNM by our ITNM Listen and Load Observers to show Location data like address, longitude and latitude.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

Netcool Impact RFE: New policy functions to query users' role assignments and support for custom roles

This RFE is to request additional functionality for Netcool Impact, firstly, the addition of two policy functions, one to query whether a specific role is assigned to a user (either directly or indirectly), returning True/False, and another functi...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Netcool Impact script to update the registered default administrator password where Impact is integrated to LDAP

On advise from IBM Support (TS008882933) the current supported method for changing the Impact references to the default administrator password, where the default administrator is in LDAP, is to use the script " confAuth4ldap.sh " to disable LDAP i...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

control rerun frequency interpretation

Currently when a rerun frequency is defined on a job in a job stream that frequency is interpreted differently depending on whether there is a job level earliest start time on the job. Without the earliest start time the rerun frequency is interpr...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

ITNM 4.2 Discovery ONT of U2000

We need to Discover the ONT from the Huawei U2000 using the Collector
over 1 year ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

Augmented reality in online shopping

Augmented reality in online shopping: Suprxr helps you to save time and money using augmented reality online shopping by creating AR showcase of products.
10 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Increase Maximum Byte Constraint on "Node" (Currently 51 bytes)

Node name currently has a maximum byte size of 51 chars. We have nodes with FQDN's source AWS that require 75 chars. We request that node name be increased to some value at or exceeding 128 bytes to facilitate long node values in the future. Appli...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration