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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • 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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Custom time period at top of page to apply to all widgets on page

I’d like the ability to add a custom date range on the top of a page (Dashboards, regular VM/Group pages, etc) so it propagates to all the widgets/graphs – similar to how the limited selections do now. When using Turbo to evaluate utilization or r...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

We want to make a group of groups. Currently not possible

There are multiple business cases. ONE: A group of all the groups of prod servers that have been rightsized. And having that one group - enables the Turbonomic Tech Champion to keep an eye on them for performance issues. TWO: Group of Application...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Have actions visibility adjustable at user/group level

Option to turn on/off actions types for users . Would be a nice feature to have the ability to turn on/off action "types" for each users . Example = Might have a user/group (advisor) that we only want them to see sizing actions = (turn on) sizing ...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Nokia Altiplano supportability

we need supportability of Nokia Altiplano model ISAM FX integration with ITNM in terms of device structure and topological discovery as we received below feedback in case TS007824194 that it will be supported in the FP15 as per RFE 146883 however ...
1 day ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Submitted

IWS auditing for Login events (DWC, conman, composer) and changes to configuration and security files

See attached
2 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Instrumentation for Spring Native

Please add support for Spring Native to Instana - all tracing and infrastructure monitoring, custom metrics (e.g. micrometer).
2 days ago in Instana / Java 1 Submitted

Envoy proxy default address/port and sensor configuration

Preface: Currently monitoring envoy proxy metrics appears to REQUIRE setting the --admin-address-path command line flag. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-envoy-proxy#configuration Two ideas: S...
4 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Improved Policy Management - Tagging, Folders & Filters

As an administrator, I would like the ability to organize my automation & placement policies as I define them - either by folder or tag. This would allow me to quickly navigate to specific types of policies built for my environment by cluster,...
9 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Authentication with OMNIbus jconnect only supports passwords up to 30 characters

Customer is using the ObjectServer for authentication of users logging into WebGUI/DASH. The password for the users is coming over an LDAP-integration of the ObjectServer. For users that do not have OMNIbus client libraries and due to password siz...
24 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Request support for Oracle Fusion Middleware Versions - 12.2.1.2 and 12.2.1.4

Request to support Oracle Fusion Middleware 12.2.1.2 and 12.2.1.4 Currently tracing shows "Source not monitored by Instana" for 80% of the SOAP calls.
11 days ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 2 Future consideration