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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 25, 2020
Merged idea

This idea has been merged into another idea. To comment or vote on this idea, please visit IRISCART-I-436 Provide Store and Forward Feature for Message Bus Gateway.

Store and Forward buffer needed for OMNIbus Message Bus GW Merged

Event store and forward capability is required for the OMNIbus Message Bus Gateway. This is needed to avoid event loss when using the gateway to forward alarms to Message Bus Probe (with Kafka)

Idea Priority High
Use Case
Customer wants to bridge alarms from Netcool OMNIbus to a 3rd party who are using the Message Bus Probe (Kafka). It the target Message Bus probe was to become unavailable then customer requires the ability for the Message Bus GW to buffer events and then to forward the alarms once the Message Bus Probe has been restored.
RFE ID 140528
RFE URL
RFE Duplicate of 139077
RFE Product Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Gateways
  • Guest
    Mar 9, 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 Gateways
    Component - Product functionality
    Source - Other

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
    Component - Product functionality
    Source - Other