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 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...
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 3169 of 3169

Propagate pipeline feedback release markers to underlying infrastructure

https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=capabilities-pipeline-feedback The pipeline feedback allows to set a release marker on- Global- Application Perspective- Service- Service within an application perspective Only in cas...
9 months ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Not under consideration

Supports edge devices utilize Microshift

We believe that 5G will increase observability requirements for edge devices.We hope that K3s, of course, will support Red Hat's Microshift before competing products to gain an advantage.
9 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Future consideration

Add new features in SevOne REST API

Hi team, we wonder if could be possible adding new features in SevOne REST API. Focusing on the plugins within the devices, would be quite useful for us being able to modify the settings of a plugin via API Rest, at the moment only supported enabl...
9 months ago in SevOne / Other 2 Planned for future release

Alert when sensitive data has been collected

Because IBM has a large number of customers in the Financial and Healthcare industries it is important to have the ability to alert when potentially sensitive data has been captured. For example: social security numbers, dates of birth, passwords,...
9 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Collect Kernel Metrics for Rhel 8+

The customer requires the ability to understand the kernel's usage of CPU per core and Memory. This information directly contributes to their ability to maintain a proactive posture with regard to their infrastructure. Customer wants to see user a...
9 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Windows Agent should be able to use AWS sensor

Windows Agent should be able to use AWS sensor - as per the documentation, AWS sensor can be used only with Linux. The customer's environment is based on Windows, so now he needs to deploy another VM based on Linux which will casue additional cost.
9 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Configuration Precedence for Local and Client Binding Mode

When Client Binding mode is configured, the Agent will still try to use Local Binding mode first, which results in a plethora of error messages which could be avoided by simply skipping the automatic detection if a configuration has been set. This...
9 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Custom Log Library Tracing - Collecting multiple attributes through Instana Java log.SDK.

Now we can collect log.message of custom log library through log.SDK. But it can collect only one attribute (log.message) and you can not collect multiple attributes. our client's custom log library has several attributes such as bellow. com.clien...
9 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Not under consideration

Allow OracleDB sensor data captured to be interrogated.

At present the information exposed by the OracleDB sensor is fairly limited. Furthermore, it is not possible to analyse the data in any detail. For example it shows top 10 SQL by CPU, but you can not search by SQL ID and see how the SQL has perfor...
9 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 0 Future consideration

OracleDB sensor to work for Oracle Standard Edition as well as Enterprise Edition

Currently the Instana OracleDB sensor requires Oracle Enterprise Edition to access the full functionality, as this requires access to some views which in turn require Enterprise Edition to avoid any breaches of Oracle licence. The enhancement woul...
9 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 0 Future consideration