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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
PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Infrastructure metrics in custom dashboards

The customer would like to create views on infrastructure. To be able to do so we would need to configure views also infrastructure e.g. aws ec2 rds hostsUse case would be: As an operational team we would like to build customize metrics dashboards...
over 3 years ago in Instana 1 Functionality already exists

Handling of jobstream submissions during switchplan

During the execution of the switchplan sometimes the submit of jobstreams fails. The reason is obviuous: the Symphony file is being created at this moment and the submission cannot be handled therefore. Currently users must prevent this from happe...
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

Custom Template Sensor - executeCommandWithTimeout (may) block if standard input is not redirected from a file

The executeCommandWithTimeout command (may) block if standard input is not redirected from a file. The command we are executing does not as far as I can tell read from standard input, so I don't really understand why this is happening). We redirec...
over 7 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Is a defect

Custom Template Sensor - executeCommandWithTimeout does not handle standard error

The jython executeCommandWithTimeout does not handle standard error. We had to redirect stderr to stdout to see anything written on stderr. The output on stderr should be logged by default.
over 7 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

KAFKA Message Bus Gateway Compression Feature

Our team wants to enable compression feature in KAFKA Message bus Gateway as part of an ongoing project.The current KAFKA MessageBus gateway version installed in the ObjectServer is 11.The requirement was to set compression type as lz4 so that it ...
over 3 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Planned for future release

Remove subject from email template

As a Operation lead, I want to be able to create a email template as minimal as possible. Goal is to send only the essential message to a user device by removing the subject field.
over 3 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Ability to view BOTH in and out traffic on same graph

The current netflow graph requires the user to select either inbound or outbound traffic. It would be more useful to be able to view both in and out bound traffic in a single view for an interface rather than requiring the user to select one and t...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 1 Not under consideration

SNMP Gateway store and forward with TCP

SNMP gateway while using TCP to transfer events from objectserver to the destination should support store and forward. If TCP destination is not available , gateway should store events an send them once destination is available .
almost 4 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Not under consideration

ncp_gis ability to zoom-in and zoom-out by using mouse scroll-wheel similar to Google Maps

Currently ncp_gis tool uses double-click to zoom in into the maps, specially when Regional aggregation is enabled, due to the number of devices a given region can have, and that ncp_gis does not give any feedback wether or not is working, it is re...
almost 4 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Not under consideration

TWS/IWS - develop integration with CyberArk to provide better security and password management.

As the need for tigher security increases, we are facing a need to better manage the passwords associated with IWS on Windows agents. We need to be able to change the streamlogon user (and the "TWS user") passwords more often, use a more challengi...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release