Skip to Main Content
Cloud Management and AIOps


This is an IBM Automation portal for Cloud Management and AIOps products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Pinned ideas

View all
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 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?

All ideas

Showing 3058 of 3058

Create API to purge data for a given agent/host

The agent on our Instana backend host got switched from Infrastructure mode to APM mode and cause the system to consume more than 100 GB of data over the course of just a few days. We switched it back off, but now we are stuck with all this data w...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 4 Is a defect

ASM 1.1.15: Columns in searchlist of Resource Manager should be sortable and filterable; sort by resource status needed

When we look into the page „Resource Management“ e.g. on Resource Groups, then after adding a search string, a table is shown with the resource groups found. Unfortunately this table is not sortable by any of its columns and also not filterable by...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Planned for future release

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

Event API: Fetch events related a single entity or a query

As an IT Ops engineer looking into specific entities in any 3rd party tools backed by Instana data, I would like to fetch / see all the existing issues and incidents of a specific entity. Currently, we have the API: https://instana.github.io/opena...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Integrations 1 Planned for future release

Improve i-Series agent performance

Using Instana to monitor IBM i-Series system is not being to successful due to the agent being to heavy on the CPU usage of the i-Series. We need an improvement on the performance of the agent, which currently is to heavy and clients are not willi...
over 1 year ago in Instana / IBM i / Sensor 1 Is a defect

Script to create a group of VMs who's percentile CPU utilization is under a specified threshold

Citigroup reqeusted for a cusmtom script to create a group of VMs who's percentile CPU utilization is under a specified threshold. This should also enable downloading a csv of the same members as well as selecting other commodities like Mem
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 0

Specify request & limits of pod Leader Elector

In https://github.com/instana/helm-charts/blob/main/instana-agent/values.yaml the Instana agent has defined cpu & memory requests and limits, see line 89.However, for the leader elector there are none. As a consequence the leader elector takes...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 7 Functionality already exists

Provide a means of selecting all items on all pages

As a user, I would like the ability to select all items in a list/collection, so that I don't have to click 'show more' for each 20 items in each page to select all items on all pages.
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 3 Future consideration

Custom Event multiple conditions

This is a follow up to Aha Idea 729 which requested multiple conditions on a custom event. This is now available. However, it does not address our Use Cases, primarily as ita) It only allows multiple conditions on a single Entity typeb) only allow...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Future consideration

ktor library support

Everyone using Kotlin platform.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Java 0 Future consideration