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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas

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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

Multicloud Manager supports helm v3, not only helm v2.

Now I feel Multicloud Manager can deploy and manage lifecycle remote cluster's Application only from helm v2 chart. My potential customer, OMRON (large precision equipment manufacturer in Japan), expect they can deploy and manage their helm v3 cha...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Integration of MCM with BMC Remedy

Lots of our customer user BMC Remedy as ITSM tool, need direct integration of MCM with BMC Remedy to push Incident data. Currently we are working for a Large Telecom client which runs a BMC heavy shop from ITSM perspective. We are looking for a wo...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Planned for future release

Improvement of the Deployment of CA signed certificate for cp4mcm product

Openshit Version : 4.2 Cloudpak-MCM version : 1.2.0 Enterprise Hosting Cloud : AWS Background: During CP4MCM installation , installer expects the certificate (BYOC) to be located inside cfc-component directory which works perfectly fine. Feature e...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 2 Planned for future release

Log Aggregation

We want to be able to retrieve logs generated on the managed clusters through APIs exposed on the MCM hub. W up to and including pods.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

MCM Addition of ISM agent to monitor DNS, SNMP and Apache through HTTP

In our environment, we are using APM v8 and monitoring DNS, SNMP and Apache (via HTTP) using ISM agent, we will be upgrading to MCM soon and will be monitoring the same processes.
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Automated/semi-automated remediations to address Security and Compliance violations for VMs/Servers

Empower self-healing remediation with low and zero touch for cost avoidance. As a Cloud Admin , I want to be informed about any Security & Compliance deviation in my Client´s environments so I can take the necessary actions to avoid audit iss...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Real time visibility of Security & Compliance posture/state of VMs/Servers

Ensure the clients' environments are managed according to regulatory standards (PCI, HIPPA, etc). Visibility of the posture is the key to enable that. As a Security Analyst (ISA, ISM, GSPM, Security DPE), I need real time visibility about Securit...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

UI configuration option for case-insensitive username with LDAP

Currently, IBM Cloud Private only accepts case-sensitive usernames from LDAP. This is atypical and confusing for users as a result, especially if they're not even aware of how their username appears in the database. It can currently be configured ...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

Openstack agent for CP4MCM

On Telco to support network virtualization is very common to use Openstack as the cloud operations which operators runs their VNFs (Virtual Network Functions) and is very important to monitor this environment. A CP4MCM agent for Openstack can help...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration