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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
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...

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Open a service IP per tenant to send events via Webhook

Open a service IP per tenant to send events via Webhook, so that you don't have to open the entire list of IPs given by the instant support according to the region and then run the risk of adding more IPs without inform us and that the alerts do n...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / SRE 1 Not under consideration

metric or api endpoint for sent alerts

Currently there's only a fuzzy way to get the amount of sent out alerts, and even only for smart alerts. As alerting is a very crucial and important feature (when used), it should be easier to figure out how many alerts had been sent in the past (...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Ability for RBAC to enable Objects on Team Scope

Use-case: To allow more flexible rules for allowing people access to specific entities it would be great to instead of selecting the entities (app perspectives, namespace, etc.) one by one, to allow a query builder approach in which we can use log...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Not under consideration

Intgration qradar

In monitoring you need a holistic view, like cloud, multicloud, etc. also you need a main dashboard where everything comes together. security and performance are related to each other. So it will be great if qradar can be integrated in the Instana...
almost 3 years ago in Instana 1 Future consideration

Netcool MessageBus password encryption

Within the MessageBus gateway (and probably probe) configs at $OMNIHOME/java/conf require passwords to be included like in KafkaClient.properties but does not allow those passwords to be encrypted, only the gateway.props can be. We need to be able...
about 4 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Not under consideration

Availability to modify/adjust the weights used to determine the Most Probable cause

When ASM does the Topology grouping, it uses the pre-defined weights of the edge entities to determine which event is more likely to be the Probable Cause, we are looking for a mechanism we can use to adjust/tweak the weights based on the SME anal...
almost 3 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Planned for future release

REST API only supports basic authentication

IWS REST API has basic authentication option only. which is not IBM security approved. Competitors like BMC COntrol-m provice REST APIs with more secure authentication like bearer authentication. the same must be provided on TWS's API.
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Selection with multiple criteria on model and planning

On DWC we can select only one filter at the same time. For instance Jobstream starting by A but we cannot select Jobstream starting by A and on the workstation C and other filter
almost 7 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

HashiCorp integration with IWS for secure connection between DB and IWS master

There should be a way to intigrate HashiCorp with IWS .We saw security team in organation asking to use Hashicorp to secure the connection/authentication between IWS master and oracle database as we are using XML file to pass password/Username (ev...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Start / StopCommand is not issued to the resources with Unknown state, during start / stop of resource group or takeover.

"StartCommand / StopCommand is not issued to the resources with Unknown state, during starting / stopping of resource group or takeover" This request comes from the PMR - 04264,616,760The request is for a change to issue StartCommand / StopCommand...
about 11 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration