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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 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 console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Want to see elapsed time of jobs in DWC

Want to see elapsed time of jobs in DWC
11 months ago in Workload Automation 7 Functionality already exists

Pager Duty integration - would be helpful to have more fields provided from instana so we can route better

Instana only seems to give an incident and service key for an alert, we can't determine what serverless repo orginated it.
12 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

One problem, one entry on Issue page via Agent API

If I want to indicate to Instana there is somewhere a problem then there is a possibility to make a custom issue via Agent API (http://localhost:42699/com.instana.plugin.generic.event). We use this facility. There is a custom http(s) protocol moni...
12 months ago in Instana / Agent / API-C 1 Functionality already exists

Allow Event rules to be exported and imported.

This would be great for DEV and PROD systems. If I add many event rules for testing on DEV it would be great to be able to export them and import them into the PROD server.
12 months ago in Workload Automation 4 Functionality already exists

Please implement a way to hide production subscriptions for cloud parking

In most situations, we don't want to park production subscriptions, so would like to hide these for the majority of users. For the infrequent times we want to park production, I would want to see this available for elevated-access users only.
12 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 4 Functionality already exists

MongoDB support for Turbonomic

MongoDB support for Turbonomic
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / APM & Applications & Databases 1 Functionality already exists

Backup resource advisor URL

We have automated the agent install process in our environment completely, but when ever we perform the Disaster Recovery Test and switch to Backup master, all the new agent installs needs o updated manually (JobManager.ini) with the Backup master...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Allow filtration by entity type in Group Management page

We have tons of groups for all sorts of use cases. Currently there's only exact match search, which is not the best especially when there are so many to filter from and having all engineers keep track of all sorts of naming conventions is not simp...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 3 Functionality already exists

Instana: Would like to see the Availability zone as part of the trace

Currently we are unable to filter using the availability zone in the Analytics>Applications/Calls tab. You can specify the availability zone in a Smart Alert, but when you try and analyze the issue you cannot filter on the Availability Zone.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Application perspectives 3 Functionality already exists

Customer wants to be informed which Azure Reserved Instances are not visible to the Turbo Azure Service Principal. This leads to improved cost information on savings.

See IBM Case TS011934194. In the discount inventory report available under Cloud, the column cost savings is wrongly indicated. Instead of calculating the savings by subtracting the PAYGO rate minus the 3 year RI reserved rate, the report is showi...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 2 Functionality already exists