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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...
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...

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Backup resource advisor URL

We have automated the agent install process in our environment completely, but when ever we perform the Disaster Recovery Test and switch to Backup master, all the new agent installs needs o updated manually (JobManager.ini) with the Backup master...
11 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Allow filtration by entity type in Group Management page

We have tons of groups for all sorts of use cases. Currently there's only exact match search, which is not the best especially when there are so many to filter from and having all engineers keep track of all sorts of naming conventions is not simp...
11 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 3 Functionality already exists

Instana: Would like to see the Availability zone as part of the trace

Currently we are unable to filter using the availability zone in the Analytics>Applications/Calls tab. You can specify the availability zone in a Smart Alert, but when you try and analyze the issue you cannot filter on the Availability Zone.
11 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 3 Functionality already exists

Customer wants to be informed which Azure Reserved Instances are not visible to the Turbo Azure Service Principal. This leads to improved cost information on savings.

See IBM Case TS011934194. In the discount inventory report available under Cloud, the column cost savings is wrongly indicated. Instead of calculating the savings by subtracting the PAYGO rate minus the 3 year RI reserved rate, the report is showi...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 2 Functionality already exists

Filter calls on the agent level based on IP addresses

We are running Network Scans against our Linux Server on which our Applications are running. This results in a lot of Calls against our Applications which are traced in instana and looks like an attack. We would like to filter these calls on agent...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Tracing 2 Functionality already exists

Merge/Group Availability Zones and Custom Zones on Infrastructure Map

For Customers it is beneficial to merge i.e. AWS services and EC2 instances in the group of the infra overview in Instana to understand quickly which hosts are relevant/heatly/etc. A couple of tickets was found with the similar request: https://in...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Functionality already exists

Adding "Tags" column to the export of "All Actions - Executed" widget

This is especially useful in praising app owners / teams who execute actions week over week. Just how we've included tags as a column in our pending actions to help pinpoint which teams have actions that need to be taken, it makes sense to incorpo...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Functionality already exists

Introducing analyze infrastructure (Open Beta Feature) to self hosted installation

As we upgraded our instana version we were looking forward for the analyze infrastructure feature, but sadly it is not available on self hosted configuration. this feature would help us analyze our use cases with more flexibility
about 1 year ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Functionality already exists

PowerHMC: Allow grouping systems based on location and display it in the infrastructure view

We plan to monitor multiple datacenter. We will like to group the systems based on location or customer and display it in the infrastructure view.
about 1 year ago in Instana / IBM Power / Sensor 2 Functionality already exists

New Agent Key in case of leak or security concerns

As customer I want to ensure that when the Agent Key leaks, nobody can abuse the Key and do harmful things with it. To be able to manage (add, manage, delete) the Keys (Sub-Keys) inside the Instana UI would help to monitor and govern who has acces...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control / Security and Compliance 2 Functionality already exists