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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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Improved Policy Management - Tagging, Folders & Filters

As an administrator, I would like the ability to organize my automation & placement policies as I define them - either by folder or tag. This would allow me to quickly navigate to specific types of policies built for my environment by cluster,...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Netcool Hybrid Integration Kit overwrite Custom OIDC configuration in WAS during its install

For me it is bug, but support advised to raise RFE / Idea for this to fix. Basically any custom OIDC setup in WAS get overwritten during latest Netcool Hybrid Integration Kit over WAS [where DASH and Jazz runs on]
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Turbonomic uses APIs. We can contribute to Azure API throttling. How do we manage and minimize this impact.

Many clients have multiple applications using API calls in Azure Subscriptions. Security Apps, Compliance Apps, APMS (like Dynatrace) , Terraform, and our IBM apps - Turbonomic ARM and parkmycloud (PMC). Whilst Turbonomic may not be the main consu...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 1 Submitted

Request support for Oracle Fusion Middleware Versions - 12.2.1.2 and 12.2.1.4

Request to support Oracle Fusion Middleware 12.2.1.2 and 12.2.1.4 Currently tracing shows "Source not monitored by Instana" for 80% of the SOAP calls.
3 days ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Needs more information

Provide enhancements to Span batching

Request to provide enhancements to Span batching. 1. Currently there is no option to disable batching. Request for an option to disable it. 2. Spans are batched based on some preconditions. If the spans pass the conditions, they are batched. In ca...
3 days ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 2 Needs more information

Add Windows Active Directory group (Security Group) to Instana

As per support case #27832, We asked to add AD group to instana to provide the permission to groups, but that feature is not available it seems, please check to add AD group for providing permissions.
4 days ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Needs more information

Authentication with OMNIbus jconnect only supports passwords up to 30 characters

Customer is using the ObjectServer for authentication of users logging into WebGUI/DASH. The password for the users is coming over an LDAP-integration of the ObjectServer. For users that do not have OMNIbus client libraries and due to password siz...
17 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Add alerting condition / Request Impact "Total Calls in Alert Scope" to smart alerts

Using smart alerts in Instana, we are currently able to define the absolute number of requests Impacted within the alerting condition (time threshold). See attachment 01 It is however in most cases much more relevant to set up a threshold for a to...
6 days ago in Instana 0 Submitted

Automatically enable CPU and Memory hotadd

I would like to see a policy option for enabling hot-add as part of a pre or post action. this would simply adoption and onboarding of Virtual machines.
8 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Submitted

Endpoint grouping for mobile monitoring

Background & Context Endpoint grouping is very useful for monitoring REST API's. The problem we face is that we cannot properly compare endpoint traffic in backend with endpoint traffic monitored from frontend, as the endpoint grouping does no...
7 days ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Submitted