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PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.
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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Need additional statuses of Queue Manager

Dear colleagues, In Instana we miss several Queue Manager statuses to monitor: "UNKNOWN" "REPOSITORY_ANAVAILABLE""QUIESCE""SUSPENDED""NOT_RESPONDING" These statuses our customer monitors with Tivoli Monitoring. They seek for transition to Instana,...
about 1 year ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Future consideration

New function in Impact for dealing with special characters

As suggested in case, we would like to suggest creating new function for handling special characters. In rules file for probe exists similar function called printable(). In situation when event need to be updated through Impact policy and event co...
almost 5 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Check subsystem availability in WAPL procedure EQQYXJPX

It could be useful to have the possibility to check the controller subsystem availability in WAPL procedure EQQXYJPX. Actually, if the subsystem is not active, the WAPL procedure ends immediately after INIT command and the job step terminates with...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Parameterization of the percentage in the message "EQQMC09W THE ACTUAL NUMBER OF OCCURENCES IS occnum IT HAS EXCEEDED THE percent OF THE MAXOCCNUM VALUE"

I'm asking for the possibility to set a different threshold for trigger the message EQQMC09W THE ACTUAL NUMBER OF OCCURENCES IS occnum IT HAS EXCEEDED THE percent OF THE MAXOCCNUM VALUE Now this message is issued for 80% and 90% thresholds but th...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Display the actual state of a resource in an "Unavailable" state

In legacy PMC, today, we would mark a resource in an "Unavailable" state because the actual state of this resource is not explicitly mapped. This is an issue for the user because it is unclear what error state this resource is in and so there is n...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Planned for future release

Connect IWS CLI (conman/composer) DIRECTLY to Win/AD using LDAP

Instead of using the useropts_twsxxxx file to authenticate IWS users credentials , can we directly go to our Win/AD system via LDAP to authenticate this way. eg removed the useropts. file
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Add more options for "start" time for Release Markers API.

Using Cloud Pak for Integration, our CI/CD Pipeline uses ArgoCD and Argo Notifications. Argo Notifications does not support UNIX timestamp in milliseconds. Only seconds or microseconds. It would be very helpful if for example the Releases API coul...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Common 1 Not under consideration

Under Infrastructure the IBM ACE Message Flow view shows the Flow Nodes associated with the Messageflow and has a single Maximum Elapsed Time for each node; we would also like an Average Elapsed Time for each Flow node as well.

As stated above, displaying the Average Elapsed Time for each message flow node for the selected timeframe would provide a great deal of value when using Instana to track Message Flow performance. As a 2nd ask, and of lesser priority, would it als...
about 1 year ago in Instana / ACE/IIB / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Allow calendars to use specified times along with dates.

We have Extended outage on specific dates though out the year. starting at 11:00 PM on Saturday and ending at 05:30 AM Sunday. Our extended outage calendar works but no jobs run for the whole day Saturday and Sunday. It would be great to have this...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Instana Support for z/VSE Operating System

This is a request for IBM to support running Instana the mainframe z/VSE operating system similar to the way it is currently supported on z/OS operating system (with Instana Gateway, CDP Streaming, spans, etc.). It would be useful to the many IBM ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / IBM Z / Sensor 0 Future consideration