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PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.
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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Need to add custom delay for agents to wait image from mirrored repository

Our customer has air-gapped environment and mirrored maven repository. However due to some reasons the Internet connection speed is not high enough. It means the default time the agent is waiting for a new sensor is too short for the connection. T...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Sensor 4 Not under consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Not under consideration

When creating a volume scaling policy I want to be able to easily select groups for the policies in the same way as the VM policies work.

Currently I have to use a regex expression to include all the groups that the policy applies to. This is highly inconvenient as every time I want to add a new group to the policy I have to construct a new regex expression.
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 2 Not under consideration

Allow a method to report on cost savings (lost/hidden) by policy

Allow a way to look at actions that would be generated by policy but that are excluded. Example: If I create a policy to generate no actions on a specific subscription, I would like to be able to see what the "potential" savings are that are hidde...
7 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1 Not under consideration

See VM's Group Membership

I’d like to see what Turbo groups a server belongs to when scoped to that server.
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Not under consideration

Customer wants the ability to change the DI login logo to a custom logo which is possible in the NMS but not in DI.

Customer requested it and it makes sense given that it already works in the NMS.
6 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 1 Not under consideration

Add "180 /365 days" and/or "any number of days" for Max Observation Period

Requests:.1.Add 180 days and 365 days to max observation period2.Make it possible to set any number of days for max observation period (e.g. 14 days, 60 days, etc.) Background:.Japanese customers often have stable system environments and request l...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1 Not under consideration

Modify Turbonomic recommendations / actions before I approve them

When I negotiate a lesser reduction with an App owner, I would like to modify Turbo’s recommendation and still have Turbo perform the action. Having Turbonomic perform the action is advantageous because Turbo can then report that the action was ta...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Not under consideration

Update kubernetes certificate when an instance is upgraded (OVA only issue)

I recently had an issue with a large financial customer where I made a license change and it caused the instance to show that none of the targets were validated any longer. After some troubleshooting, I found a certificate had expired. We worked w...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 9 Not under consideration

Modify Custom Zone and Tags of the agents from Instana web UI

Currently when we wish to modify the custom zone or the tags for one agent, we need to connect to the host, go to the configuration.yaml and change the file. For security reason, it isn't always possible to connect manually to the host. I wish to ...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent 6 Not under consideration