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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 27, 2020

Netcool Omnibus WebGUI widget - Value status Gauge

We have been using netcool for event management for long time. Before Webgui we were using WebTop. There was java based system of maps to create views/pages. Now in DASH we can use widget. Problem is, that we cannot create same view with lot of "buttons" which display count of events filtered behind button and change color based on highest severity fitered behind the button. Closes widget is "Value Status gauge" but we need quite more (50+) than recommended max 7 on page. Customer is strict on that.
low number of active vidgets on page

severity color based on events is hard configured on widget. We expect color of widget based on currently highest severity filtered in that widget.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 147055
RFE Product Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Web GUI
  • Guest
    Dec 29, 2020

    Maps are still present but most browsers don't handle Java any more so while you have an ability to display maps with the lightweight map viewer the editor runs with HTML code or you can download the editor on later versions of WebGUI and run locally.

    We use WAAPI to create maps and once when I had your requirement used a PERL script to generate the WAAPI file for the map. Essentially we wanted a map with an icon for each letter of the alphabet so a simply PERL loop A->Z and then code to generate the map item positioning it on the screen in a grid, increasing the column each run until end of screen then back to start column and increase the row. The same script created the WAAPI file for the filters (node like 'A*', node like 'B*' and so on). This way we can easily link the filter to the map item, filterA -> iconA, filterB -> iconB.

    (Naturally once we showed this to the users they didn't want it anymore, too many icons).

  • Guest
    Dec 15, 2020

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Web GUI
    Component - Product functionality
    Source - Other

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Jazz for Service Management (JazzSM)
    Component - Administration
    Source -