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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 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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Support AWS API Gateway

Customer asked if Instana could extend their monitoring capabilities by adding AWS API Gateway to the supported technologies.
over 3 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

Provide a way to disable Java distributed tracing on per app basis

The documentation shows a way to disable distributed instrumentation tracing for Java apps through host agent configuration: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=machine-java-configuration#disabling-automatic-instrumenta...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Java 1 Delivered

ITNCM driver to support recent KEX

ITNCM base driver doesn't support recent KEX to communicate with network devices. No match in kex params 'mac-algorithms-cli2srv', our's: hmac-md5,hmac-sha1,hmac-sha256@ssh.com, peer's: hmac-sha2-256.
over 1 year ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Delivered

When exporting data from unattached volumes, provide the data of the last attached VM as one of the exported fields.

When exporting data from unattached volumes, provide the data of the last attached VM as one of the exported fields. That data will allow for additional validation of if a VM is still active (and perhaps the user is using attaching/unattaching dis...

Unable to copy data of "Tool Tips" when Mouse over on link or device icon in ITNM Hop View

Some background to this case.If you bring the mouse over the connection between two devices in the Hop View and other views as stated in title, you get a popup with information about the link(s).They are called "tooltips".Megaport want to be able ...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Delivered

Add Storage Cluster Filter to Create VM Groups

Create VM groups using a storage cluster filter. Customer wants to move VMs from storage cluster A to storage cluster B. VM groups are needed for the place and do not place policies.

Oracle Job definition import with all the associated parameters

Oracle Job definition import with all the associated parameters
over 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Delivered

Time Shift in K8S and other views

It would be great to have "Time Shift" (from Applications) to other views. In particular it would be really useful at a Kubernetes Service/Deployment/Pod... level to compare the CPU/memory/etc. usage based on previous periods especially comparing ...
over 3 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Delivered

composite index monitoring or polling [Optical Interface of Rx and Tx for Cisco and Juniper]

Cisco & Juniper Optical Interface Rx or Tx monitoring using composite index or topological index
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Delivered

ITNM integration with Infinera TNMS

Globe Telecom is planning to integrate Infinera TNMS to its existing network. Based on the support case raised earlier it was learned that ITNM doesnt have a collector which can retrieve inventory information from Infinera TNMS. We would like to i...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 5 Delivered