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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 Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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Provide detailed user and usage statistics to satisfy internal audit requirements

Need to know detailed user metrics such as the last log on date, product metrics showing hourly and daily usage of the product for justification and audit. A way to look at usage trends and the number of concurrent logins over a trend. Ability to ...
about 8 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 7 Not under consideration

Monitoring K8s PVC Storage space

Hi! We need the ability to monitor storage in Kubernetes as per article: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/storage/storage-capacity/ Instana Request #30622 was logged for additional documentation, but stated that it is not possible yet.
28 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Planned for future release

Support for Spring Boot 3.x

We currently support Spring Boot versions 1.x and 2.x Spring Boot 3.0 is now available, and we need to have official support for it as customers begin to upgrade.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Java / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Azure Savings Plans for compute (VMs)

Earlier this year Azure came up with Savings plans support for compute. Similar in concept to AWS Savings plans. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/offers/savings-plan-compute/#benefits-and-features Product does not currently support this. ...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 0 Under review

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

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...
5 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

[python-sensor] - Instrumentation

Please add support for the following python libraries: - stomp.py (Stomp QA) - aioamqp (AMQP) - zeep (SOAP) - spyne (SOAP Server) Currently they are not supported.
5 months ago in Instana / Python 3 Future consideration

Allow navigation to groups directly from the groups management page

As a user while I am managing groups I would like the ability to navigate to a group so that I don't have to click Search->Groups->Type the Group name->Then select the group
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

Modify Turbonomic recommendations / actions before I approve them

When I negotiate a lesser reduction with an App owner, I would like to modify Turbo’s recommendation and still have Turbo perform the action. Having Turbonomic perform the action is advantageous because Turbo can then report that the action was ta...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Not under consideration

Envoy proxy default address/port and sensor configuration

Preface: Currently monitoring envoy proxy metrics appears to REQUIRE setting the --admin-address-path command line flag. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-envoy-proxy#configuration Two ideas: S...
6 months ago in Instana / C / Team Proxies 0 Future consideration