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PINNED Terminal emulator support on Docker image
Docker utility should support Functional Perspective test scripts. Slack Issue https://devops---testing.slack.com/archives/CGV8AAGCD/p1645022341509149

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Search Z Artifact should have better Mainframe support

We are trying to set up a CI/CD pipeline for supporting “old traditional” mainframe development and then use UCD as a deployment manager. Our z/OS developers are used to be able to easy see the inventory in our different environments (several deve...
over 2 years ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 2 Delivered

Certificate Filter should allow access to the Subject Alternative Name fields

Hi We deployed certificate based authentication to work with IBM Rational CLM products to support Federal mandate (2F Authentication using smart card know as PIV). From past few years this solution worked with no issues. However, VA is migrating i...
over 4 years ago in WebSphere traditional 4 Delivered

Support WebSphere Automation install on an OpenShift FIPS Enabled Cluster

HCSC and many other customers that work with the government or other entities that work with the government are required to follow FEDRAMP standard. FIPS is a key part of FEDRAMP standard. When an OpenShift Cluster is created, these customers are ...
over 1 year ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

Limit the number of retries after a 503 on PlugIn

Plugin re-tries on 503 error code is equal to the number of jvms in a cluster. We have huge cluster with more than 50 jvms. We want to limit the number of re-tries which plugin attempts on 503. Need a setting to define the limit on the number of r...
over 3 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Delivered

Scheduled System Blackouts

Enable a system wide capability to schedule a blackout period, either one-time (ad-hoc) or scheduled. This could only be performed by the designated system administrtors. As was mentioned RFE 129169, it is extremely tedious to currently do this at...
over 3 years ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 3 Delivered

Search Z Artifact should support a cross-Application search capability

We are trying to set up a CI/CD pipeline for supporting “old traditional” mainframe development and then use UCD as a deployment manager. Our z/OS developers are used to be able to easy see the inventory in our different environments (several dev ...
over 2 years ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 2 Delivered

Allow network short names when adding new web application

Open DevOps Test UI. Click on Application configuration icon. Browser will open to http://localhost:7878/appconfiguration/index.html?backendPort=7878. Click Add button. Choose "Web". In the URL field, type - http://<ANetworkShortName>:<AP...
7 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 2 Delivered

Requesting a new deployment in UCD 7 requires too many steps

We are upgrading from UCD 6.2 to 7.1. We are getting used to the new interface but there are a couple of changes that we find hinder our ability to use the interface. This bug is for the request for a deployment. Requesting a deployment now takes ...
over 3 years ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 3 Delivered

Allow custom location for WAS backups

At the moment backups are stored in ~/.wsa/backups . This is not a safe default - if the directory for the home user is on a small disk, there is risk that the disk will fill up or the backup would fail. The backup location should be customizeable...
about 1 year ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

Agent unavailable status for online agents to allow for controlled agent shut down

At the moment we need to check if an agent is licenced before stopping it to ensure there are no active deployments, often having to remove agents from agent pools to ensure no further deployments start. This idea is to be able to "wind down" an a...
about 1 year ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 8 Delivered