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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
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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Enhance Synthetic smart alert to support multiple tests failure to generate a single event

Enhance Synthetic smart alert to support multiple tests failure to generate a single event. Slack Thread : https://ibm-security.slack.com/archives/C03PE83TQ59/p1717529847084299
11 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

IM: Support custom buttons on VMs and Templates page

Currently custom buttons for VMs are only available on the Compute ->Infrastructure ->Virtual Machines -> VMs This is not very intuitive as the view for virtual machines defaults to: Compute -> Infrastructure -> Virtual Machines -&g...
12 days ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Add Support for AlwaysOn Clusters in addition to FCI Clusters

many organization utilize AlwaysOn instead of FCI because AlwaysOn does not require shared storage.
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / APM & Applications & Databases 0 Under review

CP4AIOps Connections - warning when creating Connections with invalid names

When creating a Connection in CP4AIOps (to Instana), you can create this Connection using characters like "_" with no warning. However, the Connection fails later on because of these illegal characters. It would be better if a warning appears when...
3 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Local User Activity, Password Policy Administration, & API Keys

Last Activity & Login Date: For local users, we'd like to be able to see the Last Used Activity and Last Login Date. Password Complexity Rules and Lifecycle Management: We need a mechanism to enforce our Company's password complexity rules, su...
25 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 0 Under review

Transaction traceability using APPC architecture

This new functionality allows us to obtain and view complete traces of transactions sent from the distributed environment to the mainframe. The benefit is for all those clients who have a mainframe and still use this architecture as a means of c...
2 months ago in Instana / IBM Z 1 Under review

Add metadata to events

It would be great if it was possible to add some data to the events we check in our tenant. At least, we would like to have the chance to add a long description with an explanation of the RCO, and a two-or-three length words custom label with a ca...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Update TADDM HACMP Sensor to be able to discover HACMP versions 7.2+ on AIX servers with OS version 7.2 and above..

Currently deployed AIX servers with OS version 7.2 and above use HACMP v7.2+. The HACMP sensor in FP11 only supports version 7.1 according to TADDM documentation and is not getting triggered when HACMP version 7.2+ is running on the server.
3 months ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 0 Under review

Support to get metrics from Oracle Enterprise Management

Support to get metrics from Oracle Enterprise Management
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

On-Prem Deployment using AWS IAM User assume role for all accounts

Instead of creating, managing, and configuring hundreds of IAM users for large AWS organization footprints, allow the use of a single iam user access key and secret and then a role to assume in order to collect the other account details. Either pa...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 0 Under review