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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

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

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • 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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Netcool Omnibus support for passwords longer than 32 char

As part of expanded password complexity, the ObjectServer mid layer Sybase needs to be updated to support increased password lengths greater than 32 char. This will allow for stronger complexity and greater resistance to intrusion attempts.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Use websockets to establish communication between MCM Cluster Hub and the managed cluster (Public Cloud)

Sometimes the cluster hub could be installed in a data center with several security restrictions, with some exceptions the customer could open the outbound traffic to internet, in order to manage another cluster like EKS, AKS, etc. but at the end ...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Restrict Domains in TWS to use Proxy

We have a need where we are using Rest API jobs to perform a particular task in TWS. Now these Rest API connect to Internet and for that we have setup Proxy in TWS configuration.But this has caused an issue as jobs which just belong to our Domain ...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Officially support iCAM agent playbooks on IBM Z platform using the Ansible Tower Automation using the underlying Ansible Engine Framework

Description:  following tasks can be created for iCAM playbooks for IBM z platform through the management node * Uninstall ICAM Agent * Install ICAM Agent (Copy the image from ansible host, untar it, install it) * Upgrade ICAM Agent  * App...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Officially support iCAM agent playbooks to AIX 6.1 and AIX 7.x

Based on discussions with Brenda Christopher and Keyuri Patel, the following iCAM playbooks exist and currently only officially support xLinux endpoints: Uninstall ICAM Agent Install ICAM Agent (Copy the image from ansible host, untar it, install ...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Cancel a "cancel pending" state in the current plan

Possible to Cancel a Job in "Cancel Pending" state in the current plan because for some reason, a couple of hour after the switch plan, we want it finally to run.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Request for Red HAT Jboss AMQ discovey sensor

We need a TADDM discovery sensor for Red Hat Jboss AMQ similar to Websphere MQ one.
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Support for MapR Kafka Streams Library for producer and consumer

No description provided
over 2 years ago in Instana / Java 0 Submitted

Reporting capability that can be scheduled on NPI

Looking for capability to generate report via scheduler on NPI on NetFlow, QoS and SNMP monitoring. Currently there is no way to auto generate report on scheduler and send it to multiple recipient on regular basis. TNCP already supports. This can ...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 0 Not under consideration

NPI. QoS report capability (for specific device group)

Looking for capability to report QoS on specific device. (This is supported today in TNCP) Group devices on some QoS KPI like drop queue, discard queue and network utilization on qos policy (Future consideration). Capability to generate PDF report...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 0 Not under consideration