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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 Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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Custom scheduling of instana alert

Custom scheduling of alerting is not available - like volume monitoring alerts to be scheduled only for week days, this will be useful to schedule the alerts only for the required time and ignore false alerts
11 months ago in Instana / Alert 7 Functionality already exists

Edit the evaluation granularity for a smart alert

The minimum evaluation granularity for a smart alert is limited at 5 mins, We need to change it so that we get alerts related to slow calls etc which may not persist for more than 5 minutes. Below is a real time scenario. When will a person be ale...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Functionality already exists

Disable normal user login / automatically purge users from User DB

Customer wants to enable SSO. When they do this, they want to make sure that existing Instana users can no longer login with they email/password, and that new users can no longer create regular logins (only login via SSO).Once the user is deleted ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control 3 Functionality already exists

IBM Runbook Automation (RBA) - execute runbooks against multiple targets in one API call

Why is it useful? - We have many thousands of servers where script automations are used, we'd like to hit multiple servers in one API call to execute a runbook - right now it's one API call per server (target) Who would benefit from it? - All cust...
12 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Functionality already exists

Automatic rebuild topological view after discovery

After run of discovery we need the automatic update of topological view for include new devices discovered. See also further datail in reported case.
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Functionality already exists

Will it be helpful if can create instana filter based on OrgID , eventid etc to get TPS for merchant specific

Get the event transaction detail per second for merchant wise
about 1 year ago in Instana / Kubernetes 3 Functionality already exists

Agent liveness check

While Instana Agent offers a health endpoint, this endpoint is only available on the localhost we are seeking a reliable way of validating that the agent is running by ie polling a heartbeat of liveness check without the need for another monitorin...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 3 Functionality already exists

Resize Recommendation is below default policy settings

Turbonomic console recommendation gives adjustments below default settings causing our estimates to be wrong pre and post activities. The total at the top of Pending Actions dialogue shows all recommendations even below minimums. We need to be abl...
7 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 1 Functionality already exists

Add field "IP Address" in comparison table

If there is a field displaying the IP address, it will be more convenient to identify the host. It's best to provide users with a way to customize the table using the provided field selection.
7 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 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...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 3 Functionality already exists