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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 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.

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When working with multiple DWC on multiple environments we need to distinct the browser windows

Customer have multiple instances of IWS 9.5 in distinct environments, and use distinct DWC to reach each one. This is being problematic because Browser always have the same layout, color and title, and the final user/operator may, by mistake, do a...
about 4 years ago in Workload Automation 5 Delivered

Quantify Risk Across the Components (Clusters, VMs, Apps)

Today clients or service providers are not able to quantify the risk across the components of their enterprise due to the following challenges: Compliance is a complex process covering many security processes including but not limited to Patching,...
over 4 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Delivered

Need RedHat Cluster Suite (RHCS) discovery & mapping in TADDM

Need TADDM to be able to discover and map all servers in a RedHat Linux cluster.
about 7 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 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...

Add node_module prom-client to synthetic-pop-javascript-playback-engine

Intro: This idea, makes alot of sense for people that wants to use synthetic checks to query a prometheus endpoint. Implementation from your side is simply add the prom-client module in synthetic checks pods. Description: If you add the prometheus...
10 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 3 Delivered

Kafka connection using username and password

It would be very useful to have the possibility for the agent to connect to kafka instances using username and password. This feature would help for better audit checks and security.
12 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

Support IMDSv2 on AWS

AWS and security guidelines are pushing for IMDSv2 to improve the security posture and prevent credential exfiltration and information leakage through SSRF. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/configuring-instance-metadata-service....
about 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

ASM Jobs that hit the max_capacity of 10 should pend and then retry, rather than go to Failed. (On prem version and possibly cloud version too)

We have a lot of VMWare observer jobs on ASM 1.1.16 on prem that occasionally hit the max_capacity value set to 10. The jobs go into a Failed state and never restart unless manually restarted. ASM should have a Pending or Waiting state and retry t...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Delivered

Ability to filter database groups by database server name

There is currently the ability to filter by database name, but not database server name. In our azure environment, we have plenty of databases with the exact same name, but are located on different database server names. Adding this filter helps u...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud PaaS & DBaaS 3 Delivered

KAFKA DSA for Impact

We require a KAFKA Data Source Adapter to interface with external and internal systems. NFV vendors are providing KAFKA Message Bus as the interface of choice for new elements and / or applications
over 3 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Delivered