Skip to Main Content
Cloud Management and AIOps


This is an IBM Automation portal for Cloud Management and AIOps products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Pinned ideas

View all
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...

All ideas

Showing 83

The customer wants an alarm when the same test goes wrong on 2 different POP

The customer wants an alarm when the same test goes wrong on 2 different POP.
4 days ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Submitted

Manage custom event based on permissions.

Hi, Banca d'Italia is asking a way to disable the custom-event (creation/modification/deletion on particular app perspectives and infrastructure entities) for a user that has not the privilege to see some application perspectives and infrastructur...
4 days ago in Instana / Alert 1 Submitted

Change vm uptime over more than a week

When someone is working with Turbonomic, inside action > Buy > Reserved instance we are only able to see the widget "VM UPTIME OVER A TYPICAL WEEK". That seems like all the buy reservations actions were based on a week study. We would like t...
5 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Synthetic monitoring feature in the Instana Backend Self-Hosted on Docker

Synthetic monitoring is useful for monitoring internal sites, external sites, and services/APIs. IBM Tivoli Monitoring users (on-premises) have an alternative to migrate Rational Performance Tester scripts played by the Robotic Response Time agent...
6 days ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Submitted

Instana needs to support AutoTrace for OpenResty pod

Instana declares the support tracing for 3scale's OpenResty container. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-nginx#other-supported-information But its support is limited for the manual instrumentat...
3 days ago in Instana / Other Tracers 0 Submitted

Support to get metrics from Oracle Enterprise Management

Support to get metrics from Oracle Enterprise Management
4 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

Need a lighter weight solution for autotrace webhook

Customers use the autotrace-webhook to avoid having to manually configure each and every deployment that they deploy into their kubernetes environment. But, the current implementation of the autotrace webhook is pretty heavy weight and can cause s...
1 day ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Case TS015515700 - MTTRapd probe - SNMP V3 credentials issue - SHA512 support

In UAT/Dev we have come across three devices which are using SHA512 as SNMP V3 credentials As of now, MTTrapd probe we have at is not supporting SHA512 and we have opened a PMR for this issue. Below is the response in PMR The details for the mttra...
1 day ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Submitted

Support for instrumenting Gunicorn in python

At the moment when using gunicorn we have to manually instrument the application, which add some complexity in the Development process
2 days ago in Instana / Python 0 Submitted

Allow a way for app owners to see pending changes without Turbonomic access

Overwhelmingly, app owners want to know what's changing on their VMs (rightfully). Allowing them to see some sort of public dashboard of pending actions would help us greatly instead of either having to give all of them access or checking for the ...
3 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted