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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.
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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vVol datastore support for storage moves

Allow storage move actions from VMFS datastore clusters to vVol datastores to provide a way to automate migration to vVols
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 3 Future consideration

'Current Transfers' does not match time span

For MFT, if you change the time span on the 'IBM MQ MFT Coordination Queue Manager' dashboard the 'Transfer Statistics' chart is updated with the new time span. For the 'Current Transfers' table this does not happen, and it will only show the tran...
4 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Limit what files are copied per pod by instana-instrumentation-init

The typical duration of instana-instrumentation-init is 2 seconds. This becomes an issue during node consolidation and when pods are moved to a new node. I’ve analysed the reason for this slow performance, and it is likely due to the init containe...
4 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Functionality already exists

Access to Maintenance Mode via API

As of now in IBM Watson, we don't an option to access Maintenance Window via API.. its accessible only via the DASH console so we need an option to access Maintenance Mode via API to invoke it in the script.
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Enable support for Tetrate Istio Side-Car tracing

Hi Team, Arlo has submitted a request to implement a support feature that involves tracing the envoy-proxy container. The request is documented under the support ticket number TS013593419. The support feature is required to be based on Tetrate Ist...
5 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

"Select All" doesn't select All

While working with Wells Fargo on their new Turbo deployment, we were going through and running plans and after running through many plans, we realized that there were not near as many vm's in the plans as their should be. We went back and went th...
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Planning 1 Future consideration

Have a ThoughtSpot report to show historical growth trend by entity type

We'd like to see a historical growth trend by entity type (e.g., how many VMs, DBs, etc. each day/week/month for the past <time period>)
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Future consideration

To offer TADDM WMI extention update as a .msi file to simplify automating deployment in environments where the autodeploy feature is not an option

With each TADDM Fixpack, an updated TADDM WMI extention is offered. This WMI extention has to be installed on all Windows systems to ensure the Session and Windows Computer Sensors continue to work properly. One can use the WMI Autodeploy feature ...
5 months ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Support for Red Hat AMQ Broker

We are using Red Hat AMQ Broker 7.11 for our critical transactional production. This component is very critical for our environnment. In order to achive end to end observability, we need full tracing on Red Hat AMQ Broker 7.11 We know that Artemis...
5 months ago in Instana / Extend Domains / Platform Coverage / Tracing 3 Future consideration

MSSQL - Implement correlation between service and infra entity

Instana agent is able to monitor MSSQL but its missing the correlation between the service and the underneath infrastructure.If we click on Application Icon -> Services -> Database name -> Infrastructure tab. We can see the amount of call...
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Planned for future release