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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 Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.

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Support Java 19

We've moved to java 19 version due to performance reasons and lost access to instana monitoring when we upgraded.
18 days ago in Instana / Java 1

Support Oracle Linux

We are a Financial sector company from Perú that has Oracle Linux Server (https://www.oracle.com/pe/linux/) as part of its production core infrastructure. It is important to monitor this technologies because we need to comply with auditing require...
5 months ago in Instana / Agent 5 Planned for future release

Improve the agent deployment process : have a dev/prod or beta/stable type of release

I/we would like to have a discussion about how agents are released into the "Dynamic Agent." What we are talking about is how the .jar files are pulled from maven into the dynamic agent. Today, you have a few options in how your agents work. If...
2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Add "Non-Disruptive" column to Action Center for On-Prem and Container actions

Today, in the Action Center for many Cloud scaling actions, we have a column highlighting whether the action is non-disruptive or not. This helps customers adopt Turbo's automation quicker, builds trust, and lowers the barriers to action execution...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 5 Future consideration

Resource Filtering for Mediation Packs in Predictive Insoights

It's currently only possible to filter on Metrics being pushed into Spark/Cassandra, being able to further filter and exclude resources deemed unimportant will help refine and focus Metrics being consumed by the Analytics engine and therefore gene...
19 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Add built-it metric to monitor top queries running more than 1 hour

In current Instana, monitor the top queries running more than 100 seconds, this 100 seconds is too short in our case. We want to monitor the running queries more than 1 hour. Please add this capability, thanks.
19 days ago in Instana / DB2 0 Under review

Enable Dash Login page customizations

Multiple customers using the option to customize their DASH Login page with their own company logo. This option is currently not available for a full cloud installation of Netcool Operations Insight. It is only available for hybrid installations. ...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Future consideration

renaming DB's

We love the new infrastructure view in instana and have been using the DB monitoring in particular. We've added 30+ db's and the information seems to be fine. Please see attached screenshots. The problem is that all of the db's in the list view cu...
21 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Under review

Optimise Edgetype mapping on ServiceNow Observer

in ServiceNow Observer, there's need for a bit more intelligence in picking the right default edgetype for relationships .but there seem to be better alternatives Edgetypes available, some relationships are being set to "connectedTo" when there se...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Monitor Disk I/O latency metrics

Currently, we don't show metrics related to Disk Latency. We don’t collect I/O latency related operations. This would be needed for business purposes.
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration