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Disabling instrumentation for a specific pod and jdbc connection

Hi, We request you the possibility to disable tracing for an specific pod or for any specific jdbc connection. Right now the only wat to disable tracing for a pod is by doing ignore processes. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/curr...
5 months ago in Instana / Tracing 3 Functionality already exists

Granular PMC RBAC access

The current built-in roles (Purchaser, Super Admin, Team Lead, Team Member) are not sufficient enough. So, we would like to have a feature like Admin has a ability to create a customized PMC permissions and grouped in to a Custom role (Like Azure ...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 4 Not under consideration

Improved Policy Management - Tagging, Folders & Filters

As an administrator, I would like the ability to organize my automation & placement policies as I define them - either by folder or tag. This would allow me to quickly navigate to specific types of policies built for my environment by cluster,...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

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.
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Under review

Nginx Metric Collection

The customer wants to enable metric collection for their Nginx-based application. These applications are containerized and running on OpenShift. We totally understand that we should change nginx.conf file in order to enable metrics collection (htt...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Metric Store 2 Needs more information

Auto detect JMX values

Requested is a feature where we have auto-discovery and i.e. have an ability to select which Metrics to show/activate JMX params are very difficult to reach (many clicks needed)
2 months ago in Instana / Agent / Java / Sensor 0 Under review

Ping-checks: Add option "HTTP-method"

Hello, we are using your ping checks and just want to implement them more efficiently. Therefore it would be very helpful if we would have an option for "HTTP method", e.g. GET, POST, PUT, and so on. And also the option "body" is needed then proba...
2 months ago in Instana 0 Needs more information

Ping Agent / Status of Ping

I want to check a process using your Ping Sensors. Therefore I defined the Ping Sensors , which works OK (see screenshot). But how do I create an Event / Condition for "Status of ping (status)"? (see screenshot). I assume status = 200 is OK - but ...
2 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Under review

Dashboards with large timespans reduce the peaks and are less use-full

The "problem" I have is if you take a look as an example to the timings of the garbage-collection graph.I have here an app who does every 5 seconds a 300ms gc, if you are in the 10 minutes frame this is visible. I can go back 24 hours in this gran...
2 months ago in Instana 0 Future consideration

RabbitMQ queue consumer count

Consumer count per queue is missing, its a critical metric for properly monitoring RabbitMQ and would be great to see next to the message counts.
2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release