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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • 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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Save Filter, Group and Facet settings in Analytics, like Infrastructure saved filters

Analytics is great, however is a burden to repeat the filter/group criterias, and sometimes also the facets. I know, I could get the shortlink to the panel, but what happens if I miss the link ? Yes, redo everything from scratch. Please consider t...
8 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Make the magnifier icon mean zoom

In any graph with a time axis, if you select a time range on the graph, there is a magnifier button which sends you to analytics and a ... menu with a clock button which zooms to the time range. I suggest you change this to have the magnifier icon...
13 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Submitted

Official terraform support

We are managing all of our infra aspects as a code principle, because of that we would like to have instana terraform provider in order to create our alerts & dashboards as a code
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert / Application perspectives / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Infrastructure Mapping for AWS Aurora/RDS instances

Currently we are facing the issue that for ex. AWS Aurora MySQL databases the infrastructure node is not mapped to the corresponding service in Instana. In the application perspective we can see the traces to this database instance. However, on th...
2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Network Visibility

Due to the increasingly complex nature of the network, we spend a lot of time tracking down connectivity issues. These issues might be due to an unknown firewall rule, a misconfigured network policy, or incorrect routing setup in Kubernetes. Addin...
2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives / Sensor 0 Submitted

Change the data return policy of application metrics

We noticed that application metrics for applications that are rarely called are not representative after 32 days. So in this case, we would like Instana to give us average data per time slot (even if it means losing time granularity, but not going...
2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Manually deleting specific traces from an application

We had a security incident at Instana, we found sensitive data in the traces of an authentication application. We are looking for a way to manually delete these special traces.
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives / SRE 1 Not under consideration

Instana REST API: Allow aligning datapoints with 24 hour granularity to timezones other than GMT

Using Instana application analyze REST API, if I request datapoints with a 24 hour granularity and a window size equal to a whole number of days, I will only get the expected response if my timeFrame is aligned with GMT date boundaries. If I want ...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Change the fix in Release 227 that show a message "Widget is not supported in Live Mode"

Release 227 include a fix (?) to disable the information and show a message in some AP widgets (Top Services, Top Endpoints, Processing Time) when live mode is enabled. The fix is annoying because we loose the visibility over those rankings and me...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

To hide confidential information on Instana's analysis screen

When we are using Instana, currently Instana is displaying http request as below."POST / api / v1 / users / 123456789 / XXXXXXXXX" To hide confidential information, is it possible to display "POST / api / v1 / users /" on the analysis screen? And ...
6 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Needs more information