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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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Source address to traces/calls

It would be great to have some kind of source information always visible for traces/calls. However it is not always feasible to have the source application instrumented, or even to have an Instana-agent installed on the source host/node. Could...
about 1 hour ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Custom URL Tool with UserID

Want to be able to create a customer URL tool that also shows the userID of the user that clicks on the customer URL tool. The current documentation was incorrect as it was using cookies as follows: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/networkmanager/4.2.0...
1 day ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Submitted

Log4Net & SeriLog missing tags

Instana's log monitoring supports several very useful default tags, some of these tags are sadly not filled in for the popular .NET (Framework) logging frameworks, see below. Please fill these tags such that we can actually use the log monitoring,...
5 minutes ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 0 Submitted

Ability to customize & create banners in IWO

A tiny customizable banner at the top of the page would allow us to inform users when we have planned actions. It would also allow us to provide helpful information, such as if there is a temporary outage or data is missing, etc.
about 16 hours ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Turbonomic (Cloud) integration with Microsoft Azure Client/Custom Policies

We define policies in Microsoft Azure to provide subscription management for Virtual Machine size limitations. Turbonomic cannot currently read custom Azure policy and will therefore recommend, and attempt, to resize certain VM sizes. These Turbon...
15 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Submitted

Allow empty column in WebGUI View for UTC fields with value 0

This RFE was suggested since we could not find a solution for case TS011100966. We have added an UTC field to alerts.status, which remains empty most of the time (i.e., equal to 0). When displaying this column in Event Viewer, the value 0 is conve...
20 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Turbonomic VLAN ID Merge and Mapping for vCenter portgroups with different names but same VLAN IDs

Our superclusters are spread between two VDS within vCenter, 1 for our legacy 10gbe network and the other for our 25gbe ACI network. vCenter requires the port group names to be unique and the unique naming is preventing Turbonomic from merging the...
6 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Under review

19-year-old woman asks court to let her watch father's execution in Missouri

ST. LOUIS — A 19-year-old woman is asking a federal court to allow her to watch her father's death by injection, despite a Missouri law barring anyone under 21 from witnessing an execution. Mexico vs Argentina 2022 Live Kevin Johnson faces executi...
3 days ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Submitted

Add target support to IBM PowerVM

I received from Turbonomic & SevONE Sales Director, Technology Business Unit Data,AI&Automation Div. IBM Japan, Ltd. that IBM does not support IBM AIX and Oracle VM on Turbonomic. My client TOHOKU EPC's subisidiary TOiNX requested us to su...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 1

Allow more than one "Report Editor"

Currently, you can only add the "Report Editor" permission to one single user in the User Management panel of the UI. If you try to add more than one, you get an error message stating "* There is already a Report Editor. Designating another one ma...
15 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Submitted