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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 Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently, customer can enable HSTS for EUM and all nginx components (so everything except agent traffic) by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations (opt-in). That EUM settings affect also HSTS on the Instana backend i.e., for at ap...

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Add support for Tomcat Server Datasources using the Oracle UCP Driver

This would provide additional visibility into Tomcat applications that use the Oracle UCP datasource. Today there is no visibility for datasource usage on Tomcat servers using the UCP driver. This makes it difficult to correlate pool usage/availab...
28 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Watson PROD - Event timestamps behind by 5hrs

Watson clock is correct, but Event timestamps incorrect.
28 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Unable to login to more than 1 environment at once

Cannot login to Watson-DEV if already logged into Watson-UAT and vice versa
28 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Topology Manager -Nokia Transmission Observer implementation

The Topology Manager includes many observers but it will be very useful to also have an observer for the Nokia Transmission segment as it unsupported by the ITNM
28 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Support for amazoncorretto:19-alpine

We are currently using amazoncorretto:18-alpine docker images for our application builds and we started an upgrade to a new version of gradle plus a new corretto version (amazoncorretto:19-alpine) but then Instana stopped working (no more applicat...
28 days ago in Instana / Java 0 Submitted

instana-console (docker) delete licenses

Currently instana console allows download, import and verify. We have had issues where a license needed to be deleted from instana, and we achieved this by manually deleting this from the cockroach DB.It would be great if a new flag was added to i...
28 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Not under consideration

AI Manager to send the story via email.

AI Manager can only send notifications using slack or Microsoft Teams. Some customers does not have ChatOps. Why not to allow AI manager to send them email notification so they can utilize the feature.
28 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Needs more information

Support for selects/inserts/updates/deletes/others queries metrics on Postgres database

I have enabled the PostgreSQL monitoring as describe in https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-postgresql I am able to see common metrics. It is mandatory to have Query based monitoring for postgres...
30 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Add a new time option for configuring an Event

The only current time option is the "time window". It would be much appreciated if there is another time option to specify the time for which an event will only trigger if the conditions are met continually during that time. For instance, if we se...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Default MSL *LINUX_SYSTEMS should segregate the rhel 7 & 8 versions.

There are certain process which are different in rhel7 & rhel8 so while creating situaiton for these process monitoring it is difficult to separate the OS versions. and it will be huge effort in larger environment to manually creating separate...
about 1 month ago in ITM/IBM APM 2 Not under consideration