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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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Problem to discover Serial Number, Manufacturer and vendor parameters for Tiesse devices

I'm trying to find the serial number, manifacture and vendor parameters of the Tiesse devices. I built the ad hoc agent but even if it does not give an error it does not extract the desired values.
3 days ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Submitted

Web site monitoring to be able to handle Multi-factored Authentication (MFA)

All of our web sites are MFA enabled.
about 23 hours ago in Instana / Logging 0 Submitted

Top processes added to payload for service now high cpu

When high CPU is triggered and a incident is created via the service now payload add the process or processes. Include in notifications (Email-SNOW ) as a Short Description : Process affected TOP Process, in order customer can identify easily who ...
1 day ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Integration Netcool - Azure Monitoring Service “Log Alert V2”

Update of the probe message bus for integration with the new Microsoft Azure Monitoring component
1 day ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Submitted

net-disco configuration shall be stored in PersistentVolumeClaims

as net-disco always needs some hotfixes and configuration changes, the changes shall survive a pod restart. Stitchers, disco configs, etc
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Secure files in /tmp/.instana

Original issue description: Our security policy does not accept files with permission to write and execute inside the directory "/tmp", as INSTANA creates this type of file in "/tmp/.instana" we have several issues of vulnerability. We verified in...
10 days ago in Instana Core / Agent 0 Future consideration

add cgroups v2 PSI metrics to Instana

With the cgroupv2 starting to emerge maybe is a good idea to start collecting and using the PSI metrics available in machines/containers that enabled cgroupsv2. They are valid for Servers and containers. You can find details here about the PSI met...
4 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted

multiple active DASH Systems and one ASM Core

actually the ASM UI service registers console connections with one JazzSM DASH System. But if you have a large scale environment, where users are loged into multiple DASH Systems, that ASM does only register with one active DASH system. Means, ASM...
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Provide Kerberos support for UserIDs in DWC Engine connections

UserID to connect to IWSz controller and DB2 reporting database via DWC engine currently requires a known password. Enable DWC engine connections to use Kerberos authentication to avoid the use of known passwords.
2 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Connect IWS to CyberArk to allow CLI to function.

Connect IWS to CyberArk, to allow checking of password change from vault, to alleviate static passwords, used within the conman and composer CLI
3 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted