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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

  • 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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Support Correlation Information from NOKIA NSP within NSP Probe for Kafka

System: Netcool Probe/Omnibus/DashCurrently there is no correlation information delivered by the NOKIA Kafka Topic "NSP-Fault". For the future NOKIA intends to add these information into the topic to have the already available correlation informat...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Set the `release` label for the `kube_pod_container_status_ready` metric (and any others that have it defined) to the value of the `release` label of the pod.

I'm working on some Grafana dashboards for monitoring MCM. We'd like to be able to filter based on the pod label named release . I notice in the Prometheus kube_pod_container_status_ready metric there is a release label. It looks like that may als...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Export as image and Export option missing in Action drop down of Topology Lite Widget

Export as image and Export option missing in Action drop down of Topology Lite Widget But in Topology Lite widget documentation in Knowledge Center , it is available . https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEKCU_1.1.3.0/com.ibm.psc.doc/tip_...
over 2 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 7 Not under consideration

AWSBCT402E No entry was found for this job number.

We use the below code to determine whether a job is a rerun or not, on a FTA. export RERUN=`${TWS_HOME}/bin/jobinfo re_job 2>/dev/null` For the Dynamic Agent we are getting the error below RERUN=AWSBCT402E No entry was found for this job number...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Auto Recover from Hung threads and connections

Terminate any hung threads in application server(WebSphere) and close the hung DB connections without the need to restart the application process.
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Plugin for MSSQL Jobs - add the possibility to restart from step

The request is to add an optional parameter "step" in the MSSQL job. When such a parameter is set the job is launched (or re-launched) not from the beginning but from the specified step.The step could be specified either by its numeric id, or by n...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Profiler support for vendor 'Private Build'

Profiler does not work when the vendor is Private Build. Feature request is to allow users to specify that the Profiler should still attempt to operate against the runtime if the runtime is supported.
over 2 years ago in Instana 0 Not under consideration

MCM to enable an Option to provision a cluster from MCM UI

MCM to enable an Option to provision a cluster from MCM UI
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

MCM to provide the choice of BYOC (Bring your own CA signed certificate) for OCP Child Cluster on AWS

Provisioned cluster (VIA MCM) certificate is self-signed and while accessing the cluster it doesn't allow the access if you are in blue network (Ideally cluster provisioning mechanism should ask the user to provide CA signed certificate for the cl...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Netcool Impact UI Data Provider is unable to capture client details, such as ip address, user that connected and other useful

As advised in case TS003414395, it is not possible to capture the details of a client connecting to the Netcool Impact UI Data Provider. Please see the case for further details.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration