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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.
PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Allow Turbo to recognize VMs agnostic to vCenter

We have vCenters broken out by availability zone, purpose, and data centers. We have regular movement between vcenters, as well as data centers for DC migrations. In these situations, we cannot use Turbo and the VMs lose all VM history when it's m...

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...
12 days ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

IBM Tivoli Monitoring (Webstart Client) should support OpenJDK

Currently IBM Tivoli Monitoring (SP12/13) Webstart Client only supports Java 1.8. It should support OpenJDK in future releases.To superseed Java 1.8 by OpenJDK is a strategic issue in our company. BR Andrea
4 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 2 Not under consideration

Support for jboss logging

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,...
24 days ago in Instana / Java / Logging / Tracing 2 Needs more information

Website application monitoring "in-flight request"

Hi. We are using website monitoring feature but we noticed that request that has been started but not yet completed, a.k.a. a request in progress are not traced/visible. Is there any option to see those in-flight requests or if not could be this f...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 2 Under review

License expiration notification should be configurable

Currently, all users accessing Instana will get a notification that the license is about to expire 30 days prior to license end date. This notification should be configurable, allowing admins to enable and configure it. Configuration of who gets t...
about 2 months ago in Instana 0 Submitted

Allow for CPU Increment Size in vCPU Scaling Controlsto be extrapolated from "Change" field

We, like many customers, require the ability to increment by 2 (avoid odd number of cores) regardless of scaling control type. Currently, the tool only allows for that to be adjusted if we change "Virtual CPU". We need more granularity in ways we ...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Under review

Feature to change Instana metrics granularity / polling interval

There is a 1s granularity hard-coded in Instana. That is for example for host metrics and JVM etc. It would be great if we could increase the granularity at will in UI admin settings and at agent-level in configurations. For performance related re...
5 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Increasing the largest selectable timeframe in dashboard more than 1 month

Hi, Is there any way to expand the timespan for more than one month? If not, this is a clear needs for all of our customers. BR
4 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 1 Future consideration

Allow more than one "Report Editor"

Currently, you can only add the "Report Editor" permission to one single user in the User Management panel of the UI. If you try to add more than one, you get an error message stating "* There is already a Report Editor. Designating another one ma...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Planned for future release