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

Extend Capabilities

Showing 59 of 3104

Charge Back Sub-units/Teams and monitor/govern their License usage

As a Customer, who provides Instana as a service inside an organisation - I would like to have the capability to see which Application Team (via Agent Key or Application Perspective etc.) has used how many APM/IQM Licenses. In order for me to gove...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Extend backend APIs to export/import gracefully all possible configurations rather than just a few

As an AIOPs practictioner I would want to see the API's (only APIs not the UI) behind config-migration feature be extended to support the migration of all possible Insatna configurations. Currently, it is only limited to Applications, Websites, Mo...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control / Agent / Alert / API-C / Backend Enablement / Extend Capabilities / Integrations / Self Hosted / SRE 3 Not under consideration

Warning and Critical are two rules -> Must be correlatable

Warning and Critical are two rules -> Must be correlatable
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Add tags on every level of the landscape

Please add the ability to apply tags on every level, not just on hosts. So i.e. tag a Tomcat with a specific label or tag a java process as per desire.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Dependency map service locations

The map build up by Instana seems to shuffle the services around at random. Meaning if you are analysing the map and either it refreshes or you reload the page, the service can be somewhere else. This is confusing for users
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Time slicer

In some situations it is more practical to have a time slicer. The purpose here is to fix the relative time (i.e. a week) but move the slicer over a timeframe to look at data from a week with various start dates.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Offline events for critical infra components

The current Instana alerting isn't picking up when a critical infra component is off the map. I.e. a system that was previously receiving a large amount of calls suddenly is gone (i.e. a database back-end). REWE suggest that Instana should "know" ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Future consideration

Alert notifications per user/team

Instead of defining integrations for Slack/Email, etc. a user, if affected for an alert, should be able to setup his preferred way of being contacted through a user profile alike approach. This is only relevant for alerting options having user acc...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Not under consideration

Application Perspective creation improvements

When creating/updating an AP following improvements are suggested: - A "notes" field writing in for which purpose this AP was created- A "tag" field in which tags can be entered manually which can be used in the AP overview to group by.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

"tag prefixes" in infrastructure map

Suppose we have 3 agents with the following tags:agent1: app=shop1agent2: app=shop2agent3: app=shop1 + app=shop2When I open the InfraMap grouped by tag prefix “app=” I see two groups (shop1 and shop2) and the agent3 belongs to one of them – depend...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Infrastructure 1 Not under consideration