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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...

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About hiding the Managemet menu

For pods in production and disaster environments, there is a function that allows you to restart and reboot from the Management menu displayed on the pod screen of Instana. Since it is an environment that anyone can touch, the target was accident...
8 months ago in Instana / Agent 4 Not under consideration

provide release marker time and scope focus

Currently when choosing a release in time picker the time focus is set with span around release time but selected scope is kept. It would be very helpful to be able to select also release scope and being pointed to scoped monitoring, e.g. the chos...
8 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 4 Not under consideration

Adjusting the Roles for the filters and views so no users will be able to change the Filters for Global users

Hello Team, We would like to restrict the ability to edit the filters for all the users and only make that change available to that specific user making that change. We currently have 2 groups - Admins and Analyst. Currently the Analyst are able t...
8 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Improve context discovery for TOP widgets

There is no timeframe associated with the TOP widgets. The information displayed reflects the data collected during the most recent discovery cycle. Customers are confused when comparing the data from the TOP widget with data from other sources (e...
8 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Planned for future release

Naming convention while Importing policies from Targets

When Integrated with vCenter Target, Turbonomic is downloading Affinity policies defined in vCenter but naming in Turbonomic is completely changed. EndUser can't rename the policy names in Turbonomic as its ReadOnly. Customers exacts the naming ma...
8 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Future consideration

Rename 'Current Transfers' to 'Current Active Transfers'

When file transfers are going on, and the Instana UI is in live mode, the 'Current Transfers' metric on the 'IBM MQ MFT Coordination Queue Manager' dashboard always remains '0' (see the yellow highlight on the screen shot). On the other hand, the ...
8 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Show status change history of MFT transfers

Our customer needs to track their MFT file transfers and they need to have insights in when file transfers change their status from Started to Progress and finally Successful or Failed. So we need some kind of table that lists all the status chang...
8 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Able to query IBM MQ Tags from the API

I'm able to query IBM MQ calls using the V2 API for traces: https://instana.github.io/openapi/#operation/getTraceDownload And I get details about the message but not from the IBM MQ Tags. The only way I can get those tags is using the UI and click...
8 months ago in Instana / API-C 2 Planned for future release

Turbonomic - GitOps Integration using Webhooks workflows

Several customers request GitOps integration with Turbonomic, however native integration (ArgoCD + Github/Gitlab) does not fully meet this demand. My suggestion is to create a new integration option, where kubeturbo just collects information fr...
8 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 2 Not under consideration

We have checkpoint devices for which we need HAstate to get monitored, where snmpwalk for object is a string. It is required to poll and graph string values.

We have devices that need to get polled using string value.
8 months ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 0 Planned for future release