Archive for the ‘ Advanced Event Management’ Category

Netcool Impact: Haven’t I processed that event already?

It’s not often that I get excited about feature enhancements introduced by fix packs, possibly not since ITM 6.3.0.5 introduced the ability to run ad-hoc scripts for data collection from the OS Agents. Fix Pack 21 for Netcool Impact v7.1 is one of those rare occasions! The Fix Pack delivered a new feature that will […]

Impact DASH Console Integration broken by Fix Pack 22

I plan for this to be my shortest blog so far, with the single objective of sharing some technical information that might assist those installing Netcool Impact v7.1 Fix Pack 22. I applied FP22 for Netcool Impact v7.1 yesterday and it broke the DASH Console Integration for Impact. No other patches were applied at the […]

IBM Watson AIOps, Event Manager and Netcool Operations Insights

Whilst writing my blog How can Topology Manager enhance your Netcool Deployment? the dynamic naming and packaging of some IBM solutions became apparent and the potential confusion that such dynamic naming can cause. Within the context of Topology Manager should we refer to Netcool OMNIbus, Netcool Operations Insight, Event Manager or Watson AIOPs Event Manager? […]

How can Topology Manager enhance your Netcool Deployment?

IBM Topology Manager DevOps Teams and Operations Teams are responsible for managing highly distributed and increasingly complex hybrid networks consisting of physical and virtualized infrastructure. Services and applications may span both on-premises systems and cloud-based solutions. The dynamic nature of the virtual infrastructure provides new challenges for all support teams. Topology Manager, formerly Agile Service […]

Automatically Fixing Issues using Netcool and Ansible

Netcool is a well-recognised and trusted event management solution, consuming events from all types of technologies, including cloud, network devices, servers and applications. The Netcool solution has always included the feature to enable an automated response to be executed from events, using process control, aiding the swift resolution of issues. IBM Runbook Automation (RBA) is […]