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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • 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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Option to add One click URL addresses to the side Menus in DASH/WebGUI

Customer is aware that it is possible to add Links to Pages in DASH/WebGUI that will appear in the side menu. These can be configured to be placed anywhere on the side menu and can open a page with a Widget with a link to an external URL. Howeve...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Gateway for Messagebus - data buffering

The gateway for message bus should be able to store data on disk if writer (destination) is down or throws an error (eg. Kafka, HTTP transport,...) and should resubmit data when destination is up again. It should have the same abilities as the jdb...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Gateway for Message Bus - support for custom omnibus tables

The gateway for messagebus should allow any (custom) table of the objectserver to be used as datasource for reader component, not just alerts.status
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

AWS S3 Client Adapter for IBM Workload Automation

We would like to add support for Workload Automation so that it can interact with AWS S3 services to connect to S3 buckets and perform operations on them.
8 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

LDAP Group Support for ICAM

We need ICAM to be able to support LDAP groups so that based on the group the user belongs to the appropriate ICAM group and roles can automatically be assigned.
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Job/Stream dependency based on message/api to support interactivity with Cloud environments like AWS and Azure

We would like to have Workload Automation jobs to be reactive/dependent on jobs/activities in the cloud so that after getting a message via message queue or an API call a dependent job/stream on the IWS side will start. Similar to how a file depen...
9 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Enhance WAT Features for migration

We observed few limitations while migrating IWA objects using WAT. Please consider below points to be enhanced in the Workload Application Template Feature in the future release. External job and job stream dependencies are not getting reflected w...
9 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Monitor the "Listener port" - "Initial State"

Our request is reflected in the case: TS007650650. It is critical for us to be able to monitor the listener port. The WAS agent provides this opportunity, but with restrictions. And it is critical for us to monitor the parameter: "Listener port" -...
10 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Under review

ICAM Agent/Collector for Netcool/Omnibus/Impact

There are lots of ICAM agents/collectors but there is not one for Netcool/Omnibus/Impact. We are a heavy user of Netcool/Omnibus/Impact. There needs to be an ICAM specific agent/collector which gather appropriate metrics to be alarm and trended on.
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Runbook Automation launch-to-execution-details-Tool

Currently, there is an event viewer tool to launch from the Netcool event to the "Run runbook" page, which takes the data from the event and pre-fills the parameters of the runbook to be executed manually by the operator. We would like to have an ...
10 months ago in Tivoli System Automation 1 Not under consideration