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PINNED Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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instana to support monitoring of Axway

We are positioning Instana for their MQ, ACE, and Datapower, and in progress to work with them on POC, they requested Instana support for Solace and Axway.
12 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

For instana to support monitoring of Solace

We are positioning Instana for their MQ, ACE, and Datapower, and in progress to work with them on POC, they requested Instana support for Solace and Axway.
12 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Increase Event Time Window Selection for a Spesific Time Period While Creation Event

We want to monitor the number of calls made to an endpoint in a certain time interval and create an alarm. However, the time interval options in custom event configuration of instana can be arranged as maximum 120 minutes. If we can extend this ti...
12 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

URLs for direct access to Action Center & Action Center Details

Desired customer use case: Customer is leveraging webhooks to send pending Turbo actions directly to end-users. They want a way to expose a link that takes the user directly to the Action Center Details view for a given entity/action. Today, we ca...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Not under consideration

Include utilization data in the Action that Turbonomic send to ServiceNow

We need to show justification on the Action submitted to ServiceNow by Turbonomic. e.g. for VM resize Action ....we will need to be able to capture (on the SNOW ticket) the utilization data of the VM (current utilization AND the predicted utilizat...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Custom Workflows 1 Future consideration

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
4 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 1 Future consideration

Feature to change Instana metrics granularity / polling interval

There is a 1s granularity hard-coded in Instana. That is for example for host metrics and JVM etc. It would be great if we could increase the granularity at will in UI admin settings and at agent-level in configurations. For performance related re...
5 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Java Tracing support for Spring Boot version 2.7.x

Currently, the db tracing breaks for spring-boot services with version 2.7.X. Calls against a MongoDB are not captured by Instana.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Java 0 Planned for future release

Monitoring Tibco BW

Hi, Based on Request #24197 and Request #24185 Tibco BW (https://www.tibco.com/products/tibco-businessworks) is not supported by Instana. We have all our business logic there and right now we do not have any way to monitor or trace it. Business wo...
3 months ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 0 Under review

Add support for Tomcat Server Datasources using the Oracle UCP Driver

This would provide additional visibility into Tomcat applications that use the Oracle UCP datasource. Today there is no visibility for datasource usage on Tomcat servers using the UCP driver. This makes it difficult to correlate pool usage/availab...
23 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review