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PINNED Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently, customer can enable HSTS for EUM and all nginx components (so everything except agent traffic) by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations (opt-in). That EUM settings affect also HSTS on the Instana backend i.e., for at ap...
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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IWS webhook capability

To have a EDWA action to trigger a custom webhook, nowadays modern alerting systems like Pager Duty / GNM even Netcool allows system to send alerts via API call.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Oracle SAM policy to support multiple databases

TSAMP is used for keeping Oracle highly available, but currently only supports one database (one database in the SAP-licensed Oracle policy).
over 5 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 2 Not under consideration

Abilty to alert on EUM resources using SmartAlerts

currently The customer has the issue that sometimes google analytics is not working for our website "ccp-frontend-new". For that time they see in Instana that there are no resources loaded for GA (which is great to see).Therefore The customer want...
over 3 years ago in Instana 0 Future consideration

Installation Process should also include using yaml to install

This is to provide an installation path when using the console is not an option because of customer security restrictions. Also to make changes after the installation you use yaml. Also if you have to make adjustments from the defaults then it's a...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Discovery Console - History Panel Enhancement

Some basic enhancements within the history panel in the Discovery Console: 1: The user can currently select multiple discovery entries from the top panel. The discovery details in the bottom panel should be updated to reflect details for all selec...
almost 6 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 6 Not under consideration

Support for Cobol on Linux via Podman

The point is to replace the host i.e. all Cobol programs should run on Linux in the future. The microfocus server is then used for this. The current trend is that this be packed in containers and run with podman or started for the run.
over 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1

Support for Horizontal Pod Autoscaler

Support for Horizontal Pod Autoscaler
over 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Future consideration

Nice database search for ressources on job streams and jobs on TWSd

In TWSd 8.6.2 database search on Job Streams, you can make filters on job stream workstation name and on job name.It would be very nice to have a Ressource name search field as well under the "More filters" button, including if the ressource is on...
about 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Proxy support for IWS ServiceNow interface

The IWS ServiceNow interface introduced with IWS v9.4 lacks the ability to specify a proxy server in the call to ServiceNow. I am requesting that that functionality be added.
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

(NPI) Ability to modify Traffic Volume Trend graph to view bandwidth by interface/circuit

Would like the ability to modify the Traffic Volume Trend graph to view the bandwidth used based on a specific interface and/or circuit, by percentage of bandwidth used (i.e. 0-100%).
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 1 Not under consideration