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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...
PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Need a lighter weight solution for autotrace webhook

Customers use the autotrace-webhook to avoid having to manually configure each and every deployment that they deploy into their kubernetes environment. But, the current implementation of the autotrace webhook is pretty heavy weight and can cause s...
7 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Instana needs to support AutoTrace for OpenResty pod

Instana declares the support tracing for 3scale's OpenResty container. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-nginx#other-supported-information But its support is limited for the manual instrumentat...
9 days ago in Instana / Other Tracers 1 Future consideration

(Public) Support for gMSA accounts in IWS. Allow IWS to use gMSA accounts to execute jobs

(Public) gMSA for service accounts offer additional security and will not require manual updating of passwords. IWS currently requires standard user accounts (the Microsoft definition) to execute jobs, and not gMSA or sSMA accounts.
9 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

The customer wants an alarm when the same test goes wrong on 2 different POP

The customer wants an alarm when the same test goes wrong on 2 different POP.
9 days ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Future consideration

IBM SevOne NPM TMForum API standard usage and adoption

Create a simpler System to System digital data communication or exchange and scalable integration based on the variety of TMForum APIs (i.e. 621, 639 or 642)
10 days ago in SevOne / Other 3 Future consideration

Allowing SNMP Trap Alerts to be related to the actual device

In many cases SNMP Trap based are sent by a single SNMP Trap Forwarder. The Genesys Call Center software, NICE Recording Software, and vmWare vCenter are classic examples of this. From a recurring failure point of view, it gives the impression tha...
11 days ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 1 Future consideration

Security Vulnerability Management

Hello, It is very important to have a unified security insights & compliance dashboard and vulnerability management capabilities consolidated within the Instana APM / Observability solution. Besides application performance monitoring and proac...
11 days ago in Instana / Integrations / Security and Compliance 0 Future consideration

Disable and make selection of the Verify Host - Jobtype Job Stream Submission flag optional

Verify the possibility of Disable and make selection of the Verify Host - Job type Job Stream Submission flag optional. We currently have customers using version 9.4 and have set this option which is default when creating new jobs. From version 10...
15 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Report/Service access based on Parent - Child Entity mapping

Parent-Child entity mapping should allow selective access to services/reports based on the authorized list of child entities instead of providing access to all child entities.
17 days ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 0 Future consideration

Add a description field of at least 256 characters to Groups and Policies to allow for annotation of when and why they were created for and what other objects they correspond to.

Just as this description field is used in this idea submission, a description field in the Groups and Policies will allow us to tag them with metadata that will be useful in remembering when and why we created them.
18 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Future consideration