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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 Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Allow a way for app owners to see pending changes without Turbonomic access

Overwhelmingly, app owners want to know what's changing on their VMs (rightfully). Allowing them to see some sort of public dashboard of pending actions would help us greatly instead of either having to give all of them access or checking for the ...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Future consideration

NOI Grouped Parent Alarm is not considering MIN FO Alarm Values

We found that the NOI Grouped Parent alarm is not considering the Minimum FO Child Alarm values to populate in the parent alarm fields As per cea_process_ckeyparents procedure , this should be the precedence -- IN CASE MULTIPLE CustomText PROPAGAT...
26 days ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Add an "at least" option to go up to maximum when scaling up and down to minimum when scaling down

Today, Turbonomic calculates the desired sizing of a VM and then generates an action to go there. Currently if there's a minimum set in a policy, Turbonomic could just discard the action if the Desired State is below the minimum and then not resiz...
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 0 Future consideration

Hot-Plugging Memory and CPUs on Virtual Machines (AHV)

Currently a reboot is required on virtual machines running on AHV to hot add resources. Nutanix allows hot add capabilities for CPU and Memory without a reboot natively. Turbonomic should be able to leverage the API and do the same without requiri...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 0 Planned for future release

Add capability to run Instana back-end on a multi-architecture cluster (IBM Power and x86)

Add the ability to host Instana on a multi-architecture cluster independent of the backend placement, x86 or Power.
14 days ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Visibility of sensitive data

From the transactional portal of a client that performs a query to the iSeries and is displayed in Instana, from the “analytics” functionality some sensitive data is evidenced that must be filtered. It was detected that from a call to the database...
about 2 months ago in Instana / .NET 1 Planned for future release

CP4AIOps Connections - warning when creating Connections with invalid names

When creating a Connection in CP4AIOps (to Instana), you can create this Connection using characters like "_" with no warning. However, the Connection fails later on because of these illegal characters. It would be better if a warning appears when...
3 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Support for vSphere 8

Hi team, We found out that Instana supports vSphere until version 7 https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=instana-monitoring-vsphere#supported-versions Please support version 8. Thank you
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0

Kafka Cluster Consumer Group Metrics at the Partition Level

I would like to monitor Kafka consumer group metrics such as current offset, log end offset, lag, throughput, etc., at the partition level. This would be similar to the metrics provided by the kafka-consumer-groups.sh CLI tool: ▶ bin/kafka-consume...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Ignoring a proposed action for a certain period of time (hiding it from the Pending Action list for that period).

Turbonomic can generate many actions, but sometimes you may want to ignore a proposed action for a certain period of time after understanding its content. In such cases, it would be useful for operations if you could check the relevant action and ...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 5 Future consideration