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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...

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OpenResty Alpine Module Build for Nginx tracing 1.19.9

Customer is trying to monitor kong.They currently use image based on an alpine image: https://hub.docker.com/layers/kong/library/kong/2.5.1-alpine/images/sha256-6896f87b90dcea49ee7009a9963a709e5644ebf0dff8491d2c010bf7fab6a974?context=exploreThey w...
about 2 years ago in Instana 0 Not under consideration

Add "Google Workspace" as collaboration tools for Chatops other than SLACK/MS-TEAMS

This has been a request from customer BPER, that has already bought the solution but doesn't have the possibility to implement Chatops, 'cause they have Google Workspace as collaboration tool.
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Support for jboss logging version 3.4.1 without programmatic API

For making the JBoss deployment lighter, and for reducing downtime while deployments, we consider that using jboss logging is more convenient than log4j. Unfortunately, this logging framework is not supported by instana (see case #30712). So then,...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Java / Logging / Tracing 2 Future consideration

MCM Cassandra , increase trace retention to 4 days

Our customer from CE needs the retention data of application traces to be 4 days , instead of default 2 days. We understood this is hardcoded in Cassnadra but can not be changed / configured. We are using OCP 4.10.43 + MCM 2.3.28(FP6) TS011304665
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Need to be able to add Dynamic Custom payloads to Alerts

Need to be able to add Dynamic custom payloads to an Alert. Currently, within Instana, you can add Dynamic custom payloads globally. But many parameters don't make sense to add globally. For example, I don't want to add an MQ Queue Name to a java ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 4 Future consideration

Calendar Report, dates in the chronical order

We would like to get the dates in the ascending order for the calendar report. Currently the order is randomly, see ticket TS004361046 Thanks and kind regards Erich
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Improving authentication between Netcool and SNOW

Security is a major concern for all IT application today. As per recommended security standard, authentication between applications using basic authentication is creating a risk of exposing the username and password to hackers and they can use the...
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Planned for future release

Validate/Edit the policy and how to migrate the learnt policy from one env to other

CNEA - validating the machine policy learning, how to unlearn, and how to migrate the learnt policies between environments. If we give the task to validate the grouping to an SME, how does a business person validate the policy, able to edit, able ...
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Add information in the DISCEVNT tables to improve reporting capabilities of discovery events

Reporting of discovery events, especially when using non-standard SensorNames (for example "SessionSenssor for non-anchors") os un-necessarily complicated because information about sensorName, and target IP, and targetIP_AddressScope are not repre...
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Validate Symphony file prior distribution

We have recently experienced several issues during the IWS new plan load. Most likely related to Job Streams into ADD status. In order to prevent such impacts for many clients we do support (+40 Global Clients) we'd like to suggest a new process w...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration