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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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.

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ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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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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Enable Dash Login page customizations

Multiple customers using the option to customize their DASH Login page with their own company logo. This option is currently not available for a full cloud installation of Netcool Operations Insight. It is only available for hybrid installations. ...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Support Oracle Linux

We are a Financial sector company from Perú that has Oracle Linux Server (https://www.oracle.com/pe/linux/) as part of its production core infrastructure. It is important to monitor this technologies because we need to comply with auditing require...
6 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Ability to select local region to deploy ARM SaaS

Many customers in Japan are required to keep their data locally for security and data sovereignty reasons. Several prospects have already asked if ARM SaaS can be deployed in the local region. This is probably the same case for some of the EMEA co...
12 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / SaaS 5 Under review

Adding Tag filtration to Account level Dynamic Groups

Add a way to allow for Accounts (Subscriptions) to include a tag filter and create Dynamic Groups. This would allow you another way to build groups in Turbonomic dynamically for a list of subscriptions with tags on them.
4 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Submitted

Add target support to AIX / PowerVM

I received from Turbonomic & SevONE Sales Director, Technology Business Unit Data,AI&Automation Div. IBM Japan, Ltd. that IBM does not support IBM AIX and Oracle VM on Turbonomic. My client TOHOKU EPC's subisidiary TOiNX requested us to su...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 1 Planned for future release

Enable Turbonomic to support Red Hat OpenStack and any OpenStack

I have a client who have Turbonomic subscription and use Red Hat OpenStack and Ubuntu OpenStack as standard virtual machine infrastructure. The latest version of Turbonomic do not support OpenStack. We need to request add Openstack support in prod...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 3 Not under consideration

Allow stream name alias on event rule

We would like each time the monitored stream completes or errors (multiple times a day), a submitted stream gets alias with a unique name by the event rule. Aliasing a submitted stream is not functioning on IWS 9.5. Event Rule errors. For example:...
4 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Provide Similar ContainerD Container Name as the Docker Container Name (UI and API)

Dear Instana Team, as we recently switched our K8s Cluster from Docker to ConatinerD as runtime we noticed also a change of the view in Instana and at the connected systems (through Instana API). As we connected the data from Pods and Containers b...
4 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

RightSize vCPU and vMem at the Same Time

For on-prem VMs, I’d like Turbo to be able to RightSize a VM’s vMem and vCPU at the same time instead of requiring a reboot for each action - which further requires 2 separate outage windows because the recommendations go away for ~4 hours when a ...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Under review

Add ability to send email to ALL users

I would be very helpful to have the ability to send an email to ALL users. We are an on-prem installation.
3 days ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted