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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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Anomaly De-prioritization Schedule In a UI

When creating an anomaly de-prioritization schedule this should be in done in a UI not the back end.
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

UI required for Filtered Alarms

Need a UI based filtered alarms. This would be much simpler than allowing all users to touch the back end where its prone to error. IN the case of Fannie Mae its already happened where a user added a filter and made a typo and the streams process ...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

Predictive Insights Distributed Startup Scripts

Need startup scripts in /etc/init.d and chkconfig or /etc/systemd/system/myservicename.service
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

World Writable Files not allowed

Predictive Insights produces world writable files in PI_HOME/var/spool/topics// This is not allowed for security reasons. This should be OOB settings.
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

Remedy ARS Gateway Support for Version 18.08

The current gateway supports v9.1, but that version is no longer offered to customers.current version is 18.08 and formal support for this version is needed.
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Planned for future release

System Summary Report Per Topic

Summary report on the System total nodes, metrics, metric groups, KPI's per metric group etc etc
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

Custom SQL Query Capability

Require capability to perform SQL queries on a database once connected as part of mediation. This would include Joins, Filters, Math Calculations + much more
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 3 Not under consideration

Mediation Custom Calculations

When selecting a data source we would like to create mathematical expressions based on a table of different values from different columns
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 3 Not under consideration

Nagios Mediation Pack

The Nagios Mediation Pack in the latest release of Nagios is broken and specifically for the following reasons: 1) Feasibility to have customizable regex expression for metric data pull.2) RestAPI pulling metric ping data from StatusMetric data fo...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

Service Diagnostic Button to ask for all Metrics for 1 Node

Would like a service diagnostic node report based on all metrics brought into view anomalous or not
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 3 Not under consideration