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PINNED Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.
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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Feature to change Instana metrics granularity / polling interval

There is a 1s granularity hard-coded in Instana. That is for example for host metrics and JVM etc. It would be great if we could increase the granularity at will in UI admin settings and at agent-level in configurations. For performance related re...
5 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

net-disco configuration shall be stored in PersistentVolumeClaims

as net-disco always needs some hotfixes and configuration changes, the changes shall survive a pod restart. Stitchers, disco configs, etc
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Under review

ISM protocols in Instana

We would like to add ISM functionalities from the ISM agent (ITM and APM) to the Instana. It is necessary for us to have these functionalities so we can propose to our current customers to transfer from the ITM/APM solutions to Instana. Several of...
11 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 1 Future consideration

Gateway for Message Bus (XML) should support replication of secondary tables

The gateway and probe for message bus is getting more and more important on all customer sites to receive alerts and to transfer ObjectServer data to external customer systems. Most customer implementations contain secondary tables which hold diff...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Under review

XOAUTH2 for NOI EWS Probe- Software Development

Create a new version of EWS Probe for NOI that allows SASL XOAUTH2 Authentication to its own service Mailbox Current Product Details for EWS Probe: The current production version is using Exchange Web Services (EWS) Java API in the probe. Furtherm...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 4 Future consideration

Exadata support sensor for TADDM 7.3

Customer want to discover his Exadata source to improve CMDB and be able to manage it in more controlled manner.
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Need APM version of QS ITM agent

Need to have the TWS ITM agent redone to be compliant with the newer versions of ITM APM 8.x and the newer ICAM. It will need so have some summary layers added to the agent so it displays correctly in the dashboards.
about 3 years ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Planned for future release

XML Gateway insert Support for details & journal table

XML Gateway (Message Bus gateway) isn't passing Inserts from the details or journal tables. A single Message Bus Gateway should be able to extract data from all the tables listed in the table replication file. Data should be output to handle the u...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

Consistent Resizing for Storage

Extend the concept of consistent sizing for grouped servers to storage on the grouped servers. For instance, if i have servers in a cluster or servers that have been grouped together via tagging and rule, if there is a recommendation for storage, ...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 2 Future consideration

Tibco EMS Monitoring: Change number of queues / topic

When monitoring Tibco EMS the maximum number of queues or topics which can be monitored are limited to 200. This should be changed to any value the customer might want to choose knowing the possible impact that might have.
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration