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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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Log4Net & SeriLog missing tags

Instana's log monitoring supports several very useful default tags, some of these tags are sadly not filled in for the popular .NET (Framework) logging frameworks, see below. Please fill these tags such that we can actually use the log monitoring,...
over 1 year ago in Instana / .NET / Logging 0 Planned for future release

Source address to traces/calls

It would be great to have some kind of source information always visible for traces/calls. However it is not always feasible to have the source application instrumented, or even to have an Instana-agent installed on the source host/node. Could...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 3 Not under consideration

Add historical reporting features available on IWS to IWS on Cloud.

IWS on Cloud (SaaS) does not provide the historical reporting features available in the on-premise versions. The "historical reports" features should be available to SaaS customers too. The priority is on "job run history".
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

UI configuration option for case-insensitive username with LDAP

Currently, IBM Cloud Private only accepts case-sensitive usernames from LDAP. This is atypical and confusing for users as a result, especially if they're not even aware of how their username appears in the database. It can currently be configured ...
over 5 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

cEdge devices QoS Reporting to be enabled on SDWAN Health Dashboard for CCSDWAN customers

cEdge devices QoS Reporting to be enabled on SDWAN Health Dashboard for CCSDWAN customers
10 months ago in SevOne / Software Defined WAN (SDWAN) 4 Future consideration

Way to calculate license usage of product with new IP address based licensing that excludes COC objects

Hi, with new IP addressing based licensing calculations we should calculate from device manager amount of IP addresses. There are also COC objects there in the listing which also have IP addresses. Requesting a way to exclude those COC objects so ...
10 months ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 0 Future consideration

Provide detailed user and usage statistics to satisfy internal audit requirements

Need to know detailed user metrics such as the last log on date, product metrics showing hourly and daily usage of the product for justification and audit. A way to look at usage trends and the number of concurrent logins over a trend. Ability to ...
over 9 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 7 Not under consideration

Ability to add dependencies to individual run cycles

Ability to add dependencies to individual run cycles. Currently can't. See highlighted example below of what is required. We have a jobstream with multiple runcycles, but want one of those runcycle to follow another jobstream, not them all. We hav...
almost 4 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Enhance the Workload Widget to show where new workloads are coming from to properly estimate and manage Turbo licenses.

There is a widget called Workload Improvement – and it has 3 types, On-Prem, Cloud and Hybrid. I think it would be VERY useful if we add various parameters to this graph (focusing mostly on cloud) 1)Provider (aws, gcp, azure0 2) Subscription (Acco...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Not under consideration

Support for MaprFS

The filesystems are not mounted but show up using iostat. Please make it visible in instana. Reference for MaprFS (https://docs.datafabric.hpe.com/60/MapROverview/c_maprfs.html)
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 2 Planned for future release