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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 13, 2019

Create a way to time out from for Netcool/OMNIbus Administrator

For security reasons, we need to guarantee that the Netcool Administrator Console will close automatically after a certain period. This will make the solution suitable for more rigid security procedures.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 135299
RFE URL
RFE Product Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Desktop
  • Guest
    Oct 13, 2021
  • Guest
    Jun 23, 2021

    Thanks for linking the 2 requests Lawrence.

  • Guest
    Jun 16, 2021

    There is another Idea and RFE that is the same request (2019):

    https://automation-management.ideas.aha.io/ideas/IRISCART-I-384

    RFE:

    https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=135299

  • Guest
    Jun 16, 2021

    To clarify this customer's request/idea, only item 1 below is requested, and only for the Windows native client. The Admin GUI is required to use Netcool; there is no web counterpart at this time.

    1) Admin GUI - Java program

    2) Native Windows Desktop - C++, MFC

    3) Native UNIX Event List - C, X-Windows

  • Guest
    Jun 16, 2021

    From the RFE, below is my comment from 23 Feb 2021:

    The following information is from IBM L3 in recent Support Case TS004943871, which was the impetus for client to open this RFE: "The nco_jdbc.timeout is similar to the IPC.Timeout value for the native processes. It's the maximum amount of time that the jdbc client will wait for a response from the server before giving up and saying there was no response. It has nothing to do with the client disconnecting itself after a certain amount of time and requiring the password to be entered again.

    The functionality that the customer is looking for does not currently exist. We could write a trigger in the ObjectServer to disconnect specific clients that have not issued any SQL for a specific amount of time, but that won't solve the problem as the client (nco_config in this example) will not request the password again, it will just use the password the user already entered (which it caches in memory in case it ever needs to reconnect). The desired functionality would need to be implemented in the client and is therefore an RFE."