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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...
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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Mount Point monitoring for Windows

We need to monitor Infrastructure metrics for Mount points in Windows.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Single Sign on Between Dash and Other products (eg ServiceNow)

SSO Should be supported between Netcool Dash and other available products that supports it . Currently we are trying to enable to login Dash URL from ServiceNow using Macros created in ServiceNow ,However without SSO user needs to enter their cred...
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

For audit purposes be able to see user ids and last login on one screen

on user screen be able to see last login, also to be able to export user data.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control 3 Future consideration

Get traces from CloudFlare Edge Workers

Instana does not seem to provide this at the moment.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Other Tracers 2 Not under consideration

Pager Duty integration - would be helpful to have more fields provided from instana so we can route better

Instana only seems to give an incident and service key for an alert, we can't determine what serverless repo orginated it.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Client capability for IBM Netcool Agile Service Manager (ASM)/Topology

We need the ability in the ASM to decide if customers can see the full topologies or whether it should be limited to the TSI team only. Thank you.
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Supported migration path to new OVA deployment

Allow configuration data and historical data to be migrated from one XL deployment to a new XL OVA deployment. This would benefit all users who wish to deploy a newer version of the OVA for security or other reasons and remove the need for a lot o...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 1 Not under consideration

Dynamic memory consumption

In addition to static memory metrics (free, used, swap size, or percentage), there should be dynamic memory usage sensors (metrics such as memory pages/sec, memory paged/unpaged bytes, etc.). These kind of metrics can be used to predict the problem.
about 1 year ago in Instana 2 Future consideration

One problem, one entry on Issue page via Agent API

If I want to indicate to Instana there is somewhere a problem then there is a possibility to make a custom issue via Agent API (http://localhost:42699/com.instana.plugin.generic.event). We use this facility. There is a custom http(s) protocol moni...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / API-C 1 Functionality already exists

We need a force option added to wappman

We are thinking about working with wappman to move our workload to the higher environments. After some testing and figuring out how we can incorporate it into our current way of working, we notice we are missing a "force" option to bypass the warn...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration