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Improve Control Center Calendars

There needs to be more flexibility with Control Center calendars. Let's say for example, I need a calendar for January, April, July, and October to be daily. The way calendar maintenance currently works, if I select all of the active days for thos...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Control Center 6.1 - Web Console Enhancement #2

It seems that some functionality has been removed from the Web console in version 6.1 that was there in version 6.0.0.1. In 6.0.0.1 from the Active Alerts screen a user could filter what they wanted to see. I do not see any way of doing this in ve...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Control Center OpenVMS Support

We would like IBM Control Center to be able to monitor and manage C:D nodes on the OpenVMS platform.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Keep Filters When Switching from Active Monitor to Queued Activity Monitory or any monitor

Our users often switch from the Active Monitor to Queued Activity Monitor and vice versa often. The user may have certain items filtered in the Active Monitor and then if they switch to the Queued Activity Monitor and back to the Active Monitor, t...
2 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Submitted

Add Columns to the User and Roles section.

I would like to be able to see the User Description when I am looking at the User and Roles section. In our shop, we use the User Description for enter the person's name. This can be much different when compared to their userid. Adding the User De...
2 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Planned for future release

API for Handling Alerts

Please develop an API for handling Control Center alerts. Internal applications that use Control Center data would benefit from this.
4 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 2 Functionality already exists

Unhandle Alert

Sometimes mistakes happen. A user may accidentally handle an alert. It would be great if an enhancement was added where as long as the handled alert is still present in the Handled Alerts Monitor, the user could then check that handled alert and s...
8 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

Duplicate rules and/or actions in Control Center 6.2.1

Prior to version 6.2, rules and/or actions could be duplicated by using the classic console. During the duplication action, the user changes the necessary information in order to make the new rule/action unique. I don't see a way to do this in ver...

Add Servers in Control Center Monitoring to Connect:Direct Web Services Automatically

When utilizing APIs or manual entry of servers to ICC monitoring, have that automatically add the servers to the Connect:Direct Web Services. This will alleviate hours of manual work when onboarding new servers or existing servers to allow for Web...
8 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Functionality already exists

Consolidate all ICC admin functionality under Web Console.

Currently functions in ICC such as creating SLC's for all types other then simple SLC and creating/managing DVGs all must be done through the Classic Console. Besides the inconvenience of switching back and forth between the Web Console and Classi...
10 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1