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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 22, 2019

Cross-domain RCA is needed

One of three biggest telecom operator in Russia is in need of cross-domain RCA for their IBM Network Management IP system.
Due to known limitation for number of elements in the ITNM domain, telecom operators have no other option, but to split network with ITNM domains. Bigger operators have significant number of connections between their networks, that supposed to prevent unavailability on different layers. ITNM has RCA which is working for each domain, but there is no functionality to process cross-domain RCA.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 132249
RFE Product Tivoli Network Manager
  • Admin
    Jeremy Hughes
    Jan 3, 2023

    Some time ago, this Idea has been associated with an enhancement to Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps, which would mean the solution would no longer be just an ITNM one. That CP4WAIOPs enhancement is not being considered for a future release.

    I suggest following Anand's train of thought. There is cross-domain support, but what are the exact use cases related to cross domain RCA that are needed.

  • Guest
    Sep 16, 2019

    ITNM RCA works fine in cross domain environment ( provided network in split into multiple domains correctly ) expect down stream suppression but I am not sure if there easy way to support it.
    We need more details about the exact use cases related to cross domain RCA so we can determine what the best way support it in view of above mentioned limitation of ITNM cross domain RCA.


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