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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 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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[Instana] Capture table name during batch writes operation

Currently, our system doesn't support capturing the table name for batch writes and we would like to benefit from this feature.
10 months ago in Instana / Tracing 2 Delivered

TADDM Support for modern Key Exchange (Kex) algo for Linux Machines including curve25519-sha256@libssh.org

In order to perform any discovery on secured Linux Servers, RHEL 7 and 8 latest supported versions and hardened OS it is essential to support sha256 and sha512 Key Exchange algorithms. Currently TADDM does not support many of these algorithms incl...

Add support for SHA256 encryption for SNMPv3 discovery and polling in ITNM

We all need a good hash encryption algorithm in SNMPv3. SHA 1 is likely to be broken and all the NE vendors and security policies are moving to SHA2. We opened the case TS007203260 recently and we were told that SHA256 support is not planned for t...
almost 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Delivered

Custom polling rate for MSSQL sensor

Our MSSQL experts noticed that on MSSQL servers, some requests are executed by the agent every second. This is currently expected, as per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-microsoft-sql-server....
8 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

Support Oracle Linux

We are a Financial sector company from Perú that has Oracle Linux Server (https://www.oracle.com/pe/linux/) as part of its production core infrastructure. It is important to monitor this technologies because we need to comply with auditing require...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent 6 Delivered

Add node_module prom-client to synthetic-pop-javascript-playback-engine

Intro: This idea, makes alot of sense for people that wants to use synthetic checks to query a prometheus endpoint. Implementation from your side is simply add the prom-client module in synthetic checks pods. Description: If you add the prometheus...
10 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 3 Delivered

Containerization of TEP/TEPS into a Docker container using IBM z/OS Container Extensions (zCX).

Containerization of TEP/TEPS into a Docker container using IBM z/OS Container Extensions (zCX) replacing TEP/TEPS Windows or Linux servers. Benefit: zCX enables applications to communicate with native z/OS applications over high speed virtual IP...
over 3 years ago in ITM/IBM APM 2 Delivered

Better control over snmp polling for big network devices

ITNM has two different strategies for polling interfaces depending on the use of a polling filter: - Strategy 1 (when no polling filter is defined): poll all OIDs for each interface. - Strategy 2 (when a polling filter is defined): group multiple ...
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Delivered

Kafka connection using username and password

It would be very useful to have the possibility for the agent to connect to kafka instances using username and password. This feature would help for better audit checks and security.
12 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

Allow empty column in WebGUI View for UTC fields with value 0

This RFE was suggested since we could not find a solution for case TS011100966. We have added an UTC field to alerts.status, which remains empty most of the time (i.e., equal to 0). When displaying this column in Event Viewer, the value 0 is conve...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Delivered