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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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Netcool Impact RFE: New policy functions to query users' role assignments and support for custom roles

This RFE is to request additional functionality for Netcool Impact, firstly, the addition of two policy functions, one to query whether a specific role is assigned to a user (either directly or indirectly), returning True/False, and another functi...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Netcool Impact script to update the registered default administrator password where Impact is integrated to LDAP

On advise from IBM Support (TS008882933) the current supported method for changing the Impact references to the default administrator password, where the default administrator is in LDAP, is to use the script " confAuth4ldap.sh " to disable LDAP i...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Add support for IWS to work with the Workday ERP

UW Madison is in process of moving some ERP systems from PeopleSoft to Workday. Per IBM case number TS008964802, we have heard that there is no integreation specifically for Workday. The representatives in that IBM ticket recommended that we open ...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Smart Alerts for Infrastructure and Kubernetes.

I can configure the smart alerts on the Application. I cannot however configure the smart alert on the Infrastructure components. How can I achieve it? If it's not possible I would like to request this as a feature since it is quite a helpful feat...
about 1 month ago in Instana Enterprise Synergy / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Tracking license usage in a multicluster environment: deep dive page: provide detailed VPC breakdown with worker nodes and pods

We are building up a multicluster environment with several IBM Cloud Paks and are using CP4MCM for management. For IBM software compliance our licensing team is working with the licensing dashboard as central source for audit relevant data on lice...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Self-recovery in case of OOM error to improve reliability of the instana agent service

Background Instana agent has default JAVA heap as follows: JAVA_MIN_MEM=64mexport JAVA_MIN_MEMJAVA_MAX_MEM=160mexport JAVA_MAX_MEM Despite setting more than 3 times the heap size for JAVA_MAX_MEM (eg. 512m) over the nominal memory usage (eg. avera...
about 1 month ago in Instana Core 0 Future consideration

Augmented reality in online shopping

Augmented reality in online shopping: Suprxr helps you to save time and money using augmented reality online shopping by creating AR showcase of products.
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Not under consideration

Certify Multi Factor Authentication IBM DASH integration with Okta

Default Authentication for IBM DASH using Websphere is not sufficient to protect unauthorized users into system. Enterprises use Okta's web-based, single sign-on (SSO) application to provide a single centralised interface to access third-party p...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

support NodeJS PrismaORM or the DB dependencies thereof

Instana currently does not auto discover DB queries made to MySQL through the PrismaORM package (https://www.prisma.io/). Presumably it's not Prisma that needs to be instrumented, but rather the DB Driver it uses (MariaDB?).
about 2 months ago in Instana Core 0 Submitted

Vmware Agent ITM version 07.30.03.00 up limit table KVM_TOPOLGY

TS008498905 2022-03-30 10:49:26 40 INFO: Inventory.processUpdate: Total count of monitored objects in the environment(10.113.52.212) is 3501. Data collection of Topology attribute group is disabled as it is supported to collect data for the maximu...
about 2 months ago in ITM-APM Products 0 Under review