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[Workload Monitoring and Management] SOAM - Package - Remove obsolete/inconsistent SI packages from compute node (Epic32879)

Even if customer removed consumer, SI package corresponding to the consumer would be still remained on compute node. Symphony should be able to remove obsolete SI package from all compute nodes.There is an idea to remove obsolete packages.- Set fl...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 3 Not under consideration

[Installation and Upgrade] Install - New Installation type: Management Console and Management Client

Currently, there are the following three installation types only.- Management Node- Compute Node- Client- Symphony DE But it's better to have new installation type "Management Console" or "Management Client".It contains ego/soam commands, but it d...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 4 Not under consideration

Remove Linux root privileges(Elevated access) for IBM Symphony /Spectrum process

Currently IBM Symphony (including Spectrum , SMC, ) requires Linux root level access (egosetsudoers.sh) to run this product in EGO_Simplified_WEM=No This elevated access for symphony processes is flagged as security risk for all our infrastructure...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 1 Not under consideration

allow SMC to balance the workloads automatically if new cluster is added

Allow SMC to balance the workloads automatically from a silo cluster that is heavyly used to a new cluster when this one is available.
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.0.2 1 Future consideration

[RFE][BBVA] - Extract data from plc to Kafka

Since we are having problems while PLC is not being able to write all the tasks executed in Symphony to Oracle database, we would like to have a plc connector to send all the information to a Kafka queue (or similar). Our goal is to be able to use...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

Lightweight API to get MDS demand and allocation stats

Lightweight API to get MDS demand and allocation stats
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Planned for future release

Require Symphony processes to run as non-root in advancewem

Commerzbank is using Windows 2003 Management hosts which is reaching its end of support and we are in situation where we have to move to another OS immediately. So far we have tested it with Windows 2008 but Windows 2008R2 has non-configurable ver...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 2 Not under consideration

Every logon attempt should be logged with source IP information

Every logon event should be logged and with source IP address. This is for audit purpose, and also for identifying the source host that issues failed attempts.
over 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1.2 1 Future consideration

On main page of WEBGUI, wrong default behavior when sorting by column in symphony apps or ego servcies

If one wants to sort by running tasks by clicking on Task[Running] button, the default result from this sorting is "ascending"instead of ascending. Why would user wants to see 0 running task applications first... The same issue happens in ego serv...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 1 Not under consideration

Request to have app profile level settings to limit number of tasks executed in a persistent service instance

In a large cluster shared by 100's of applications from different LOBs, quite often, the a bad application workload might crash or disable servers by:1) over consumption of system memory2) filling up the root file systems with core files3) etcIn t...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.0.2 2 Not under consideration