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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 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?

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Maintenance windows display a message/note for end users

Hi team, Customer asked: When placing a downtime on an entity(application, website, port) within Instana, is it possible to display a message/note in the latter? Example: For instance, we place a downtime between 13:00 – 18:00 an application named...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Future consideration

Show Parent Widget Name on Widget edit screen.

For example, if we would like to create a custom widget with "Workload Cost Breakdown" commodity which used on "Cloud Executive Dashboard", but finding "Workload Cost Breakdown" commodity from "Add Widget" function is not a easy task unfotunatelly...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

New functionality in Tejas NMS for Event Loss occurred/cleared Notification

Dear team, Section 2.2.3.3 of the attached document refers to Notification for "Event Loss occurred/cleared Notification" Following is the description of functionality: NMS will send the Event Loss occurred/cleared event in case of the following s...
about 1 month ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

ASM servicenow observer to provide improved filtering of data either within the observation or post collection prior to insertion

It's useful because at the moment we have limited filtering in the filer API request, it applies to all classes being discovered and is applied to the API call made to servicenow. So you get a choice of Include or Exclude, but not the ability to c...
2 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Allow more than one servicenow observer job to run which will allow us to improve observation times and more control over when/what we collect

At the moment whilst you can create more than one servicenow observer job, it is pretty useless as even though they have different job names and a different set of classes associated in discovery what tends to happen is that you might have a job t...
2 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Servicenow-Observer to provide ability to discover relationships tables separately from resource discovery

At present when discovering resources from servicenow we specify the tables to collect data from and have to be explicit with the parent and child classes because whilst resources can be discovered from the parent class and it traverses the childr...
2 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Allow resizing of a VM when the VM is not running

Scale actions to resize or change the instance type of a VM in Azure do not function on a VM that is stopped/deallocated. Many of our VMs are scheduled to be stopped outside of normal business hours. We also have a schedule policy to have "execute...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 1 Future consideration

Topology mapping of devices per OSPF areas

For troubleshooting purposes, we need ability to restrict displayed devices to specific OSPF areas. Currently, Resource type filter allows topology items but only for Object groups, not Device groups.
6 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 0 Planned for future release

Ability to pass details on service when an alert is triggered for custom events/built-in events

Need ability to pass details on service when an alert is triggered for custom events/built-in events. Required format - subject line+ service name.
10 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration

Maintenance windows to have Object Level Filtering

Use Case - A device is up and running, however a specific object is down for ‘maintenance’. It would be nice to be able to suppress Alerting for that specific object or group of objects. Example: Circuit maintenance on a router with more than one ...
10 months ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 3 Future consideration