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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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expanded options for aggressiveness, rate of resize and observation period

Currently, Virtual machine aggressiveness, rate of resize, and observation period are set for all types of actions CPU, Memory, Up, and Down. There is no way to have these configured differently for each type of action. So at the moment, VM will s...
16 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Submitted

Automatically enable CPU and Memory hotadd

I would like to see a policy option for enabling hot-add as part of a pre or post action. this would simply adoption and onboarding of Virtual machines.
16 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 2 Needs more information

WAS/JBoss heap size alerting

We would like the ability to have events, so that we can alert, on the heap size of both Websphere and JBOSS JVM's so that we can be alerted if the size approaches the maximum amount.
16 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

re-occurring maintenance window

It appears the only way to set maintenance windows (to suppress alerts) is to setup a maintenance window but it only allows specific dates and times. Our maintenance windows are set by day of week and time (regardless of specific date). For exampl...
16 days ago in Instana / Alert 1 Planned for future release

Tracing through Ivory & CICS Transaction Gateway (CTG) with Instana

SOAP endpoints running in CICS are recognised in Instana as endpoints only when served through an Ivory Server and the CICS Transaction Gateway (CTG). Native CTG tracing should provide insights required to expose endpoints as Service entities in I...
16 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

extract more then one group with regex in the omnibus-probe

Regex support multiple groups but not in the Omnibus-probe. I have test it and only the fist group is shown. Example. $input="testTEST1testTEST2test" $output=extract($inpunt,"test(.*)test(.*)test") $output will show "TEST1" But I like to see " TES...
17 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Provide user notification of unsupported cloud instance type

As CSPs release new instance types and the customer deploys them to their environment before Turbo has implemented support, notify the user of the unsupported instance types. This will ensure that the user knows that action generation is suppresse...
17 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Submitted

Numeric span tag data type support for custom traces

In its current implementation all custom tag data are treated as string data and filter by the related operators (is present, equals, not present, contains etc). Please see a screenshot of the existing operators available for custom tags via the I...
18 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

AWS Lambda ESM Support

Currently, the NodeJS instrumentation for AWS Lambda only supports CommonJS modules. As of earlier this year, AWS Lambda supports ES Modules which bring a variety of benefits. Because of this, we're having to manually trace NodeJS lambdas.
18 days ago in Instana / Node 0 Submitted

Combine Azure volume scaling with VM scaling based on VM tags

What is the desired customer use case?: The customer would like from a policy to trigger the actions and execute the n actions at the same time (automatically/programmatically using API calls based on VM tags to select all the action related to o...
20 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Submitted