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WebSphere Automation

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Simplifying the installation process for fix packs and patches

Currently, updating involves installing these fixes at the Deployment Manager (dmgr), which only updates one side of the cluster. The second side requires manual updating to each application server on that cluster, which can be cumbersome. A signi...
2 months ago in WebSphere Automation 3 Not under consideration

Implementing a search field within Security and Server Management would significantly enhance navigation and streamline operations.

We have recently integrated all our WebSphere environments into the WebSphere Automation platform, which has been a significant step forward in our infrastructure management. However, we are encountering challenges in navigating through the extens...
2 months ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

CVE and Patch information

I would like to suggest an improvement regarding the display of CVE and patch information across different screens. Currently, the CVE tab shows only the CVE number. When you click on a CVE, you see the servers that need the patch, and then procee...
21 days ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

Simplifying the installation process for fix packs and patches

Currently, updating involves installing fixes at the Deployment Manager (dmgr), which only updates one side of the cluster. The second side requires manual updates to each application server within that cluster, which can be cumbersome. A signific...
21 days ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Not under consideration

Configure Polling Intervals

Can we make the polling( WSA to WAS every 15 minutes, WSA to IBM every 1 hour) intervals configurable?
about 1 month ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Not under consideration

Provide CVE tracking also for the IBM HTTP Server incl. web server plugin #emea #dach

Next to tracking the CVEs for tWAS and Liberty incl. JDK, it would also help if WSA could also track the CVEs for IBM HTTP Server incl. web server plugin.
over 2 years ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

Provision for Tagging Servers with Environment and Application Name to Maintain WAS Inventory and listing these using these tags

Currently there is no features of custom tagging so dashboard showing all the server without any grouping. Custom tagging will allow to tag the servers with their environment (PRD/UAT/DEV) and Application Names. So this will allow to do the listin...
10 months ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

To enhance WebSphere Automation (WSA) to install and rollback multiple iFixes for one WebSphere Application Server

The IDEA is part 1 of an existing IDEA https://ideas.ibm.com/ideas/WASINTOPS-I-107; it limits the change scope to one server. The current design of the product focuses on detecting unresolved security vulnerabilities that affect traditional WebSph...
11 months ago in WebSphere Automation 0

Provision for Configure Automated Emailer for Audit Reports generation in PDF Format and Manual Export of Report in PDF

Provision for Configure Automated Emailer for Audit Reports generation in PDF Format and Manual Export of Report in PDF. Audit Team doesn’t accept the CSV based reports as those are editable so it would be better if the Audit Reports generation ha...
10 months ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Not under consideration

Add the ability to install Quarterly Fixpacks to the menu choices in the WebSphere Automation tool.

90% of our application maintenance activities are updating WebSphere products via Fixpack upgrade. We do not install fixes unless there is the rare emergency. So the product does not provide enough bandwidth to be considered as a viable new produc...
about 1 year ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Not under consideration