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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?
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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Command Line tools to remove decommissioned agents

Customer uses APM for years and he is looking for a solution on removing decommissioned, old agents in an automated way. Based on APM documentation, old, decommissioned agents disappear from APM only when these agent instances do not appear in any...
over 1 year ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Not under consideration

Instana Google Cloud platform support for python slim buster image

Hello, I have been trying to integrate instana with GCP and our project uses python's slim buster image. I tried it with Alpine image but a lot of our dependencies are not being supported by it, like PYPI wheels, pycryptodomex, etc Please provide ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Python 2 Not under consideration

Certify Amazon Linux in AWS a supported platform for Netcool Impact and Netcool ObjectServer

Please certify Amazon Linux in AWS a supported platform for Netcool Impact and Netcool ObjectServer
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Not under consideration

To be able to control how broker jobs execute, alphabetically vs based on start time.

Currently dynamic broker jobs execute in alphabetical order and if jobs back up for any reason, then jobs at higher alphabet order execute first and lower alphabet jobs wait even though start time was in past. This causes SLA's to be missed and no...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Multi factor authentication in NOI Omnibus

With current security measures and Our security team is mandating a multifactor authentication. Omnibus core admin user and web gui user should have multifactor authentication supported.
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

New Logging feature available for docker-based on-prem installation

According to this: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=premises-installing-instana-backend-kubernetesopenshift#61-logging-beta it is only possible to enable this if using the Operator.Could we please document how to set...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Logging / Self Hosted 4 Not under consideration

Enable agent to connect Oracle database by using wallet.

Oracle DB is located at cloud and using wallet to connect to DB is mandatory.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Customer wants the roadmap for Instana to cover the Cloud Native services mentioned in the attached sheet.

IBM is responding to an RFP by HDFC Bank Ltd and pitching IBM Instana/ Watson AIOPS Event Manager / SevOne with a potential deal size of $8-10M. Customer wants clarification on whether the Cloud Native services in the attached sheet already is / w...
over 1 year ago in Instana / .NET 2 Not under consideration

need agent pour docker windows installed on host windows

need agent pour docker windows installed on host windows, ticket support Request #28566
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Monitorng issue:jvm_attach_generic with Istio AuthorizationPolicy

Now,When we use istio Authorization Policy which allow instana-agent request,Errors(Monitorng issue:jvm_attach_generic) occur. Because of "With Istio AuthorizationPolicy enabled, the problem with socket is not ready to listen to command we send fr...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 4 Planned for future release