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 Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
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 140

Enhance Synthetic smart alert to support multiple tests failure to generate a single event

Enhance Synthetic smart alert to support multiple tests failure to generate a single event. Slack Thread : https://ibm-security.slack.com/archives/C03PE83TQ59/p1717529847084299
9 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

IM: Support custom buttons on VMs and Templates page

Currently custom buttons for VMs are only available on the Compute ->Infrastructure ->Virtual Machines -> VMs This is not very intuitive as the view for virtual machines defaults to: Compute -> Infrastructure -> Virtual Machines -&g...
10 days ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Review default resources for Instana standard

Dear Colleagues, we tried to install Standard Instana in production and demo modes on bare metal server in IBM Cloud and faced issues with logging to Instana backend: * TLSv1.3 (OUT), TLS handshake, Client hello (1):* OpenSSL SSL_connect: SSL_ERRO...
14 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Under review

Need to check number of open files for Instana standard

Dear colleagues, We have a customer with Baremetal server for Instana who faced unexpected Instana behaviour after installing. The problem was that by default servers have default number of open files per user - 1024. It was hard to troubleshoot i...
14 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Under review

Support configurable duration for DFA and RSD Slope-based Policy Conditions

The current fixed duration for DFA and RSD is too short to include Triggering on longer persistent behavior, like low Slope (e.g., flatlining when not at 0% or 100% utilization) Supporting up to the standard 2-hour duration setting would improve t...
15 days ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 0 Under review

DI Default Permissions to Public/ReadOnly when a "Template Report" is created.

Report Templates created today default to Public/ReadWrite, which allows ANY user to modify them. While this may make sense in very small deployments, larger organizations that use DI need to control who updates shared directional content like Tem...
15 days ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 0 Under review

NOI Grouped Parent Alarm is not considering MIN FO Alarm Values

We found that the NOI Grouped Parent alarm is not considering the Minimum FO Child Alarm values to populate in the parent alarm fields As per cea_process_ckeyparents procedure , this should be the precedence -- IN CASE MULTIPLE CustomText PROPAGAT...
15 days ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Webhook for ElasticSearch Integration needs to support the objects included in the JSON format

The current Webhook for ElasticSearch Integration should be able to parse the current Elastic Common Schema as defined here: https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/ecs/current/ecs-log.html
22 days ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Under review

Local User Activity, Password Policy Administration, & API Keys

Last Activity & Login Date: For local users, we'd like to be able to see the Last Used Activity and Last Login Date. Password Complexity Rules and Lifecycle Management: We need a mechanism to enforce our Company's password complexity rules, su...
23 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 0 Under review

Would like to be able to check who has logged into WebGUI in the past. Can get active users but would like to be able to report history of logged in users.

Audit of users for NOC managers and Audit teams.
28 days ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review