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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 Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Add support for discovery of Cisco Nexus 9000 series switches in TADDM

Issue that TADDM is not supporting discovery of Cisco 9000 switches was raised with TS012734132 case. CTJTD0871W No IP interface was found error is being reported during the discovery of those devices. No relationships to endpoints is being discov...
6 months ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Smart Parking for Pods

IBM Customers have Container Licenses measured by Virtual Processor Cores (VPCs). We would like Turbonomic to have the same Parking capabilities available for Virtual Machines in Public Clouds but for Pods running in Kubernetes and Openshift. So, ...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 2 Not under consideration

Identify duplicate snapshots

Policy to identify duplicate backup snapshots
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1 Not under consideration

IBM Runbook Automation (RBA) - conditional logic in the runbook/automation editor

Why is it useful? - Right now RBA allows no custom conditional logic to chain together runbooks/automations, which is handy to build end-to-end automation workflow. Who would benefit from it? - All customers of RBA, everyone would be able to build...
6 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

IBM Runbook Automation (RBA) - execute runbooks against multiple targets in one API call

Why is it useful? - We have many thousands of servers where script automations are used, we'd like to hit multiple servers in one API call to execute a runbook - right now it's one API call per server (target) Who would benefit from it? - All cust...
6 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

RBAC for IBM Runbook Automation (RBA)

Why is it useful? - This would make the RBA more secure, scalable, robust, and enables secure self-service automation capability. Who would benefit from it? - All customers of IBM Runbook Automation would benefit from this, particularly security c...
6 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

RESTapi performance tuning

Customer is using the REST API to verify that the Device IDs and Object IDs they have associated with the telecom inventory in their application is accurate. To do that, they are requesting about 4800 objects from the API. POST /api/v2/devices/obj...
6 months ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 3 Not under consideration

Ability to aggregate the async latency number collected from traces

We would like to be able to aggregate the async latency number that already exists in the UI for traces. Ideally we would want to create alerts on outlying numbers. This would be very useful to understand whether full user journeys have degraded i...
6 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Using "self time" in Smart Alerts

Is it possible to use the metric "Self Time" in a Smart Alert ? Specifically, it is about the monitoring of an API gateway. Since the response time depends on the caller and the called system, but it would be important to know if the self time of ...
6 months ago in Instana / Alert / Sensor 2 Future consideration

I want to use Regex when creating a group based on a pattern in Accounts

A client had AWS Accounts with UAT in their names. We wanted to create a group of VMs from all these UAT Accounts. These UAT machines could be scaled more quickly without too much approval. ie. Accounts .*UAT.*
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Not under consideration