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PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
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.

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We want to make a group of groups. Currently not possible

There are multiple business cases. ONE: A group of all the groups of prod servers that have been rightsized. And having that one group - enables the Turbonomic Tech Champion to keep an eye on them for performance issues. TWO: Group of Application...
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Not under consideration

Instana to support GPU monitoring on Openshift Container Platform

Hi, My customer ISBANK needs Instana to support GPU machines on openshift.Instana supports GPU monitoring for just standalone docker servers with GPUs. According to the result of a related case, we learned that there is no support for GPU monitori...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Tibco EMS Monitoring: Change number of queues / topic

When monitoring Tibco EMS the maximum number of queues or topics which can be monitored are limited to 200. This should be changed to any value the customer might want to choose knowing the possible impact that might have.
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Instana kubernetes container memory monitoring improvement

What is your recommendation for monitoring memory usage for kubernetes pods/containers? So far we are using this in Instana: Kubernetes -> Container -> Memory Usage. (Prefer this as compared to pods because sidecars can get in the way) The p...
4 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Role Based Access Control - Add Functionallity to be able to limit access to specific Platforms (Vmware, HMC)

Hello.We would like to limit user access to see only specific applications and hosts. We create group and we can exclude/include scope for website, applications, mobileapps and kubernetes.But we cannot exclude Platforms view for HMC and Vmware. Re...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Functionality already exists

Ability to customize built-in rules

Ability to customize built-in rules
4 months ago in Instana 0 Future consideration

Increase size of summarization and pruning agent tables columns

There is an a discrepancy between the columns lengths in CICSplex_Service_Class_Analysis and CICSplex_Service_Class_Analysis_(H,D,W,M,Y). All time related decimal columns in S&P columns are defined as DEC (31,2) and do not match with CICSplex_...
about 1 month ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Under review

Allow for scaling actions that do not block move actions

As a user I would like the ability to configure Turbonomic to ignore scaling actions when consumers shop for providers in the Market, so that I can enable WPA/Move automation before I enable automated scaling actions and not impact any move actions.
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Needs more information

Allow for managing VM-to-VM anti/affinity rules directly in Turbonomic

As a user I would like the ability to create/modify/delete VM-to-VM affinity/anti-affinity placement policies, so that I do not have to create/modify/delete these rules in vCenter.
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) / Policies 2 Future consideration

publish Agent release notes with every Agent release

Currently some agents are pinned to a specific version, whilst other dynamic agents auto update. We control which versions are deployed where this way to ensure problems that occurred in the past do not reoccur. Updating pinned agents currently is...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 1 Needs more information