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[Workload Monitoring and Management] Automatic session type removal when removing service

When calling soam wsdl api sdRegisterAppUpdate with a fragment that has operation="Remove", it should be permitted to submit a fragment that specifies service name, but not session type name(s). In this case, all session types that reference the s...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

A new environment variable is needed at client side to point the DDT working directory to a local disk

In current release, DDT work directory is controlled by SOAM_HOME ( under SOAM_HOME/work/datamanager/host:port). The customer wants an additional parameter to control DDT work directory explicitly and separate it from SOAM_HOME environmental varia...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 2 Not under consideration

[Resource Management Policy] Increase maximum number of hosts per cluster

Hello, Due to a massive desktop scavenging usage, some clusters cannot growth because of the maximum supported amount of nodes that may join a cluster (5000 max). Is it possible to increase the maximum number of nodes per cluster ? It is important...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

percentage support for numOfSlotsForPreloadedServices

currently, numOfSlotsForPreloadedServices only support an absolute slots number, in the case of different resource plan, it is very hard to predict how many slots I will have available. Thus, a percentage is preferred. E.g., I'd like to prestart 5...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

[Cluster Management] EGO - RS - Include package file name in the package deployed

when does a soamdeploy, a common command is like below:soamdeploy add -p packagefilename -c consumer We'd like the "packagefilename" to be captured and stored in the package deployed.
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

Support embdeded JRE upgrade for Symphony

IBM Symphony has embeded JRE which runs on oracle java 7 upgrade 75. Oracle just released a security warning and advise all JRE to upgrade to 1.7 update 85. This is a mandated upgrade
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 1 Not under consideration

[Not valid in roadmap release]allow upgrade of 5.1 .net sym services to 7.1

permit a .net symphony service to be compiled against the 7.1 SDK, and to run on 5.1.Alternatively, permit servcies compiled against the 5.1 SDK to run on both 5.1 and 7.1 clusters without alteration to the software package.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

[User Interface and Configuration] SOAM - fix task tag filter for soam__sdTerminateTask

task tag filter does not work for soam wsdl api sdTerminateTasktaks filter tag should allow the method to terminate all tasks that have the tag. However, for some reason the method requires a list of task ID to also be supplied. This list of IDs s...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration

[Installation and Upgrade] Install - Package - Run egosh/soamview on non cluster hosts

We would like to run tools such as soamview and egosh on hosts that are not members of the cluster in order to administer them remotely.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

Symphony 7.1 on Windows is not NUMA aware

Symphony 7.1 Advanced Edition has been installed on two HP Gen 9 blade server srunning Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. The blades have two Intel Xeon E5-2697 processors each with 14 cores. Windows and the WMIC tools all report the correct number ...
almost 8 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 1 Not under consideration