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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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Mongo Queries getting executed per minute in mongodb to be shown in Instana

Mongo Queries getting executed per minute in mongodb to be shown in Instana where it is easily to debug more in case of db connections increase,load,memory and cpu issues
about 15 hours ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Enable user impersonation in docker Zcentric agents for running the jobs under different application usernames.

For now, IWS have limitation on executing the jobs only under wauser in docker zCentric agents and per IBM documentation user impersonation is not feasible on docker agents. In a traditional TWS environment, user impersonation is possible. We are ...
about 19 hours ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Monitoring AWS Redshift

Ingesting standard metrics of Redshift Would like to be able to monitor AWS Redshift and be able to retrieve metrics such as StorageUsed, Write/Read IOPs, Read/Write latency, Health Status, CPU Utilisation etc. As an alternative, we have to explor...
2 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

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 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Netcool/Impact should support functions like getdate() in its restriction

Currently, you cannot add getdate function directly in the Netcool/Impact Restriction filter within OMNIbusEvent Reader service or any other service. If you add getdate function, there are several changes required to be made and you can have only ...
4 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Monitoring of AWS MSK in Topics Level Metrics

Instana can currently monitor AWS MSK in the cluster and broker level of metrics only. To improve the AWS MSK monitoring quality, additional metrics in topics level with the following functions will definitely useful and helpful for the MSK opera...
8 days ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Online backup for Instana

It would be helpful to have an online backup feature in the Instana Console. Per advice from Instana support, currently they don't have any recommendations on the online backup for the Instana components.
10 days ago in Instana 0 Submitted

Allow to use *AND and *OR in Omegamon situations with reflex action.

Having *AND and *OR in formula for situation with reflex action is currently not allowed. Lack of flexibility in the product means that whenever we want to test on the same type of event for example multiple queues, we will – due to the fact tha...
10 days ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Under review

Performance alarm storage in TNCP database

Currently performance alarms are triggered from threshold configuration in TNCP. However the data of what has been raised, when, etc are not stored. We can only get current snapshot of alarms, not history. Customer has a requirement for a report, ...
11 days ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 0 Under review

net-disco extention Scope.Special and management subnets

Dear IBM, provide options to configure management subnet by using scope.special
12 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Under review