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 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 Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...

All ideas

Showing 496

Support for NGINX 1.25 Alpine tracing on K8s/OCP

Right now support is available up to 1.24 alpine. We would need support for 1.25 alpine to trace calls going through the NGINX running on K8s/OCP
7 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Delivered

Human time readable format instead of Unix time format in CSV download

Data insight is the visualisation later for the metric collected by SevOne. All reports are meant to be consumed by the customers in a graphically appealing visual format. While downloading the exported data in the csv format, the timestamp should...
7 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 1 Delivered

Kong - Add support for missing metrics for admin token based authentication

According to the url - https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-kong-api-gateway-open-beta#viewing-metrics the below metrics should be supported. We have observed that the below panels are not capturi...
7 months ago in Instana / Extend Domains / Platform Coverage / Sensor 3 Delivered

Custom polling rate for MSSQL sensor

Our MSSQL experts noticed that on MSSQL servers, some requests are executed by the agent every second. This is currently expected, as per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-microsoft-sql-server....
8 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

MSSQL Polling rate

Currently, the ability to control or set the polling rate in database sensors are available in DB2 and Oracle, but not MSSQL. The DB performance is impacted by having an aggressive polling rate, and we'd like to adjust it. This is causing high res...
8 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 1 Delivered

TADDM Support for modern Key Exchange (Kex) algo for Linux Machines including curve25519-sha256@libssh.org

In order to perform any discovery on secured Linux Servers, RHEL 7 and 8 latest supported versions and hardened OS it is essential to support sha256 and sha512 Key Exchange algorithms. Currently TADDM does not support many of these algorithms incl...

Platforum pHMC needs to collect vNIC information from HMC for each Host

When connecting a Power HMC to Instana it is currently gathering information about "Virtual Ehternet Adapters (SEA)" and "SR-IOV Local Ports". A lot of customer are using the vNIC functionality with is another type of network adapter. This needs t...
8 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Delivered

Link Description details on link focus in Map

In SevOne Maps, when focus on link customers are interested to view more details w.r.t Link like Link Description, Link Name, Link Speed etc along with InOctet and OutOuctets that are available in SevOne.
8 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 0 Delivered

Support most recent Postgres JDBC Drivers (42.6+)

Following on from this case: https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/case/5003p00002obXXWAA2/instana-trace-missing-expected-sql-execution?language=en_US It seems Instana supports JDBC (PostgreSQL) [7.4, 7.4], [8.4, 8.4], [9.0, 9.1] , however t he latest v...
8 months ago in Instana / Java 2 Delivered

Support for Cassandra Monitoring for DSE 6.8 series

Currently version of Instana supports Cassandra monitoring for 6.0 and 6.7 series. Support for DSE 6.8 series will help teams to have complete Cassandra monitoring in Instana.
9 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 3 Delivered