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PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...

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Add the ability to click out of an "x-able" box by clicking in a greyed out part of the window

It'd be nice ux for you to be able to click in any of the grey areas and it'll close out the window you had open. the x still exists as another option to click out of a config window. if there are changes when a user clicks out of the window, then...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Not under consideration

Allow target sorting by configuration status

While on with our customer Humana this week, we were going through one of his instances that has hundreds and hundreds of targets with different degrees of statuses. He asked if we could submit a request to be able to sort by status like we can he...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 1 Not under consideration

Mutliple small Raw-Span PVCs instead of one large PVC

Answer: Use S3-comptabile object storage https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=openshift-api-reference#s3config for rawSpans to scale PVC limits We get the pvc from an external ceph cluster to openshift cluster. With 1000...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 5 Not under consideration

Offering a "community edition" with certain limitations.

To sell the product as a Product Lead, it is necessary to adopt an SMB business approach of getting more users to try it first. In this case, as with many other SMB products, a license that is available for free use in the customer's environment i...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 1 Not under consideration

Documentation on the policies created dynamically

We don't have documentation on policies Turbonomic creates on the fly based on the target environment configuration/setttings e.g. ASG, compliance policies, k8s env policies etc. Can we have this documented to understand whats learnt from each env...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Documentation 0 Not under consideration

Add seasonality to Smart Alerts Error and Warning Log Blueprint

As an Instana user i need the functionality to alert on Error and Warn Logs with a daily or weekly seasonality. This is crucial for Smart Alerts on Logs where a certain percentage of an occuring log message is tollerated and it is not possible to ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Provide typings for NodeJS @instana/collector package

It would be nice to have typings for IDE Intellisense and compile-time checks, as originally requested in https://github.com/instana/nodejs/pull/458. I believe that Typescript plays an increasingly important role in the NodeJS ecosystem with frame...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Node 1 Not under consideration

Display 'connected to' details against the physical interface members of a LAG

The display of interface details of an bundled interface (LAG) the 'connected to' information is not available on the physical interface members. This would show interface connection in more details than only on the aggregated entity
9 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration

Filtering by Log Parameters in Analytics Tab

In the Analytics tab we would like for there to be a filtering option for log parameters. There is not currently an option to filter based off of log params only the messages and level. I have attached screenshots below
about 1 year ago in Instana / Logging 2 Not under consideration

Support for Public Cloud(AWS, Azure, GCP) via Private Link connection.

Turbonomic connects to publicly exposed API endpoints of each cloud provider (AWS, Azure, GCP) to obtain information on each cloud and optimize IT resources.Major Japanese users who operate mission-critical systems in the cloud often connect secur...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Not under consideration