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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 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...

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Provide trace duration in API response

Current API trace endpoint https://instana.github.io/openapi/#operation/getTrace does not return the overall duration of the given trace. The Instana UI however does show the overall duration of each trace. Would love to see that attribute also be...
over 1 year ago in Instana / API-C 0 Future consideration

Alert on New Agent Registration at the SaaS Backend

The Customer needs to control the Instana Agent "one-liner installer" which is public information. In that sense, every user that has according permissions, can register a new agent against the Instana Backend. To avoid unwanted agent sprawl the c...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Ability to monitor the custom process and change the process name based on the different arguments

This feature request is to monitor the custom process end to end. Basically the running batch process on the server when we have requests to run different batch processes some on a particular schedule and some on an adhoc basis. So, when the batch...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 2 Not under consideration

Watson AIOPS / Netcool® Operations Insight - Event Manager Operator to support manual PVC provisioning

Currently the Event Manager operator(https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/noi/1.6.7?topic=about) requires specific storage classes to be selected when installing the Operator with the persistence option enabled.This approach requires to have a storage clas...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Port info should be in the framework dashboard

ISBANK wants to track Port info and it should be in the framework dashboard.This is not a supported framework, we cannot collect that information.This idea for a framework sensor to collect that to our Sensor Team.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Infrastructure 3 Not under consideration

get license information from API

in order to be able to manage licenses, it would be great to have the possibility to query the license usage and license "valid to" dates from the API instead of manually gathering them from the UI.
over 1 year ago in Instana / API-C 0 Future consideration

restricting API source IP addresses

Anyone who knows API token can change Instana configuration with using Instana API. For security, I hope that Instana backend should be able to restrict API source IP addresses.
over 1 year ago in Instana / SRE 1 Not under consideration

Reserved Instance Coverage Graph should ALSO be about % of costs not just % of machine hours.

Management at this company are more interested in what % of VM costs are covered by RIs than the % of machine hours. While RI Coverage % by machine hours is useful - can we have a radio button to switch it to costs.
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 1 Future consideration

Increase the max observation period for VM Default policy to 120 days rather than the current maximum of 90 days

It would be useful so that we can track more 1 quarter's worth of performance & capacity metrics data. We have application customers with VM's that run hot only once per quarter and would like to see their capacity and performance data coverin...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 1 Not under consideration

Request to enhance the JDBC gateway to enable connections to two Databases in a single gateway process

Request to allow JDBC gateway to write to two databases in a single gateway process - This allows us to write to different databases at the same time ensuring the delivery of all alarms to both the databases simultaneously.
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration