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PINNED Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently, customer can enable HSTS for EUM and all nginx components (so everything except agent traffic) by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations (opt-in). That EUM settings affect also HSTS on the Instana backend i.e., for at ap...
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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API Filter for tenants in the integration with grafana

Configuring the Metric API as a Grafana data source Last Updated: 2022-02-24 The Monitoring component provides an API that enables metrics to be accessed using a subset of the PromQL query language. This API provides access to all metrics that a...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Polling of bandwidth for utilization on specific interfaces, esp when sub interfaces are present

We have devices discovered and they have a interface say like se0/1/0 and there is a subinterface se0/1/0.100 underneath it. I have inbandwidth and outbandwidth polling enabled. And it detects utilization above 90% and sends alerts and everything...
9 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration

Check the OPENS dependency last

Check the OPENS dependency last. OPENS is satisfied BEFORE any FOLLOWS so when we check for database processes being there, the OPENS has already been done, and the the FOLLOWS hold the job up, and when it runs the database has come down.
10 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

Every jobs dont repeat if the previous one has failed.

We would like an EVERY job to run in its next "time interval" even if it failed/error the previous attempt
10 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Tracking license usage in a multicluster environment: deep dive page: provide detailed VPC breakdown with worker nodes and pods

We are building up a multicluster environment with several IBM Cloud Paks and are using CP4MCM for management. For IBM software compliance our licensing team is working with the licensing dashboard as central source for audit relevant data on lice...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Certify Multi Factor Authentication IBM DASH integration with Okta

Default Authentication for IBM DASH using Websphere is not sufficient to protect unauthorized users into system. Enterprises use Okta's web-based, single sign-on (SSO) application to provide a single centralised interface to access third-party p...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

Support of Crash Analytics for mobile

Customer is using Crashlytics for crash reporting and want this to be integrated in a single monitoring solution.
10 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0

Extend Instana Server upgrade support version range to support more version jumps

Issue: For Instana server upgrade, there is a limitation that the target version can not be bigger 3 than the current version. For example, Instana 209 can be updated to 211 and 213, but can not be updated to 215. Workaround: To upgrade from 209 t...
10 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Not under consideration

Creation of subgroups in APM UI

Hi, Customer is intrested to create sub groups under "My Applications" or "Groups" and want to group servers. For Ex: First Level - WebLogic Servers Second Level - Staging Servers, Production Servers Third Level - Under Staging - Service 1, Server...
11 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Not under consideration

Support calendars in folders with datecalc

Hi team, We need IWA tool should support calendars in folders with datecalc which will help to expand solution for various market. Since we need to modify the holiday calendar for different market. For example :- We need to pass 5th working day ...
12 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration