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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • IBM Observability with Instana

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  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

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  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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 ability to set std_table_dot_walk parameter in servicenow-observer job UI

When discovering resources using the servicenow-observer for large CI tables an error is flagged up regarding pagination and suggestion in the manual is to set std_table_dot_walk=false via swagger. Now the manual is pretty poor when it comes to ho...
about 9 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Need VM and Volume group filter for entity criticality (for both on-prem and cloud)

Need VM and Volume group filter for entity criticality (for both on-prem and cloud) to be able to send only actions for certain groups of VMs and Volumes that are for performance to ServiceNow during a certain time frame and other actions that are...
about 11 hours ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

go-sensor: Stop losing traces during service startup

When services start up, it takes a while until the instana sensor is ready to handle traces and transmit them successfully. Currently, all traces for calls during that timeframe are lost (e.g. fetching configurations, roles, etc. from supporting m...
about 19 hours ago in Instana / Go 0 Submitted

Email Probe -comapatibe multibytes Email.

Email Probe does not support multi-byte messages.Japanese people use multi-byte emails, so I would like Email Probe to support this.
about 21 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Supports HTTP Tracing for ppc64le little-endian architecture

Important finance company in Peru, is about to acquire Instana and needs to monitor with Instana agents the trace of its web servers. This is possible but the architecture is not supported.
1 day ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

When viewing a VM / Pod the user should have access to a terminal for access / running commands

When scoping to a VM / Pod we show actions that can be performed on the entities. However, some customers would also like to do some sort of independent debugging. If we have a terminal in the UI we can allow for the user to stay within Turbonomic...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Group the actions in ServiceNow - and then let the App Owner approve the VM rightsize actions from the one CR.

Group the actions in Snow - and then let the App Owner approve the VM rightsize actions from the one CR. And is able to select some or all of them. Otherwise the app owners will get deluged with multiple individual changes coming in to approve/rej...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Submitted

Turbonomic discovery of Tags for a group of Azure subscription

When creating a group with filter applied, for RG (resource group) group & VM group, Tag filter is available, but no for creating a group for account. We can see tag details shown in the Related Tag Information widget for resource group and V...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Submitted

Increasing the largest selectable timeframe in dashboard more than 1 month

Hi, Is there any way to expand the timespan for more than one month? If not, this is a clear needs for all of our customers. BR
1 day ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

nco_p_message_bus : Support to return custom message/ event tracking reference addition to HttpCode

nco_p_message_bus: Support for adding event tracking references or custom message returns addition with HTTP Status Code IBM should keep adding functionality to Message Bus as it becomes more and more popular as a webhook. nco_p_message_bus does n...
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted