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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
PINNED Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.

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Add Formulas and Operators for Calculation into Query Editor ( Dashboard and Alerting)

Use Case:----------- Create new metrics on the fly via calculation (e.g percentage / relative metrics from count numbers)- Sum up values on custom metrics / Business calculations. Desired Solution:------------------- Add Calculation options into t...
9 minutes ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Turbonomic support for Oracle Cloud

Target Integration support for Oracle Cloud
about 8 hours ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 0 Submitted

Turbonomic Integration with Splunk and Signal FX

Many clients and Accenture Internal Teams are using Splunk for AIOps. Hence there have been multiple requests for Turbonomic SPlunk Integration
about 8 hours ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 0 Submitted

Remote monitoring of MSSQL

It would be useful to have the ability to remotely monitoring SQL only.
about 20 hours ago in Instana / DB2 0 Submitted

Unified UI for DASH(Cloud) and ITNM(On-premise)

For Telus customer, we are deploying the NOI on cloud(Redhat Openshift) and ITNM on on-premise VM. Customer is looking for a single place to access all the GUI components (WebGUI, Impact, ITNM) . It is very easy to access the GUI in single place t...
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Custom Events for Multidimensional Data

For the New Relic to Instana Migration we need the New Relic Feature "Custom Events", which is used by the our Teams via the NR SDK to store custom multidimensional metrics. These multidimensional Metrics are used for: - adding technical Metrics, ...
1 day ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Snow ticket creation after reading data from Excel which stores various details wrt to job

We have a requirement to automate the ticket creation using SNOW. All the IWA job details and the agreed priority (when there is a job failure) is stored in a separate Smartsheet. IWA will read data from Smartsheet to determine the priority and ot...
1 day ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Couchbase DB support (couchbase client lib) for Nodejs APPs

It is a big disappointment that Nodejs Apps are not monitored for couchbase DB connections. Same is available for .NetCore . Can we please work on this. I am pretty sure it may not be big change , for us it is a blocker to product
2 days ago in Instana / Node 0 Submitted

Containerised distributed Dynamic Agent support for Remote Gateways

Installations of IWS/d 9.X & 10.1 in a virtualised or physcal infrastructure currently supports remote GW for Dynamic Agents (see link below). Containerised Dynamic agents do not support this configuration as the GW is hard coded to localhost....
4 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Create API to purge data for a given agent/host

The agent on our Instana backend host got switched from Infrastructure mode to APM mode and cause the system to consume more than 100 GB of data over the course of just a few days. We switched it back off, but now we are stuck with all this data w...
5 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Submitted