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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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Add Windows Active Directory group (Security Group) to Instana

As per support case #27832, We asked to add AD group to instana to provide the permission to groups, but that feature is not available it seems, please check to add AD group for providing permissions.
9 days ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Needs more information

OpenSearch Support

As an user of the Self Hosted Instana Backend/Datastore, it would be beneficial to be able to replace ElasticSearch with OpenSerach (Interpropability of ES and OS). OpenSearch is available as a managed service on AWS or as K8s operator (https://gi...
11 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Not under consideration

Add alerting condition / Request Impact "Total Calls in Alert Scope" to smart alerts

Using smart alerts in Instana, we are currently able to define the absolute number of requests Impacted within the alerting condition (time threshold). See attachment 01 It is however in most cases much more relevant to set up a threshold for a to...
11 days ago in Instana 0 Submitted

Sorting option for CNEA-policies (e.g. suggested) in NOI 1.6.5

Currently it is not possible to sort by the different columns in the policies (Created by analytics/Suggested/Archived). Especially with a large number of policies, this is absolutely necessary.Our Environment: NOI Version 1.6.5
11 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- FIREWALL M -1120 AND 2130 OS- 7.0.1

We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- FIREWALL M -1120 AND 2130 OS- 7.0.1
11 days ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Submitted

We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- Router M -8300 OS- 17.0.3.2

We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- Router M -8300 OS- 17.0.3.2
11 days ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Submitted

need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- AVG M -4331 OS- 16.09.05

Hello Team, We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- AVG M -4331 OS- 16.09.05
11 days ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Submitted

Add a Native Dashboard to control the PODS and Deployments - Has the ability to add Nodes and Control the Kubernetes World

Customers and Teachnical (IBM Employees) would have a GUI interface to manage Kubernetes and not be restricted to command line only - https://kubernetes.io/docs/tasks/access-application-cluster/web-ui-dashboard/
12 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Make the Consul PV configurable

I am working on an opportunity where we needed to manually make the consul PV larger in a multinode T8 deployment in GKE. Since the consul volume size was hard-strapped by the orchestrator so we had to disable the orchestrator, create a new larger...
12 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 0 Submitted

Capture custom HTTP request headers for outgoing calls

Background/Context We have a strong need to track http request headers on outgoing calls as part of detailed monitoring of a 3rd party integration. Feature request Support HTTP request headers for exit spans. In our case we need this for the follo...
12 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted