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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...
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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IMS Connect support with Instana on z

We have transaction flow with IMS transaction exposed thru IMS Connect. This is not supported flow by Instana on z
4 months ago in Instana / IBM Z 1 Functionality already exists

Support for AWS Cognito User Pool Identity Provider (IdP)

We are in discussion with potential customers that want support for AWS Congnito User Pools. We already support several IdPs and this is a very popular one we currently don't support. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cognito/latest/developerguide/cogni...
4 months ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Functionality already exists

Monitoring of Custom Application Error Codes by Instana

The customer uses Instana for Unified Payment Interface application monitoring. They want to monitor error codes generated by UPI application by Instana.
5 months ago in Instana / Common 1 Functionality already exists

Instana email notification does not include status and other important fields for alert condition

Client has reported that the email content does not include alert payload e.g. threshold, metric, status. Lack of status field does not let client effectively use email notifications for additional processing of the event. Request is to add all al...
5 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Support for Elasticsearch 8.12.x

Hi team, Customer has been using Elasticsearch for a few years and asked support since version 8.1.x but now has 8.12.x and the latest we support is 8.11.x Please enable support for version 8.12.x, this is important to monitor production systems. ...
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Functionality already exists

PHP 8.3 support

PHP 8.3 was released on 23 Nov 2023. Instana only supports 8.2, see https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-php#supported-versions
7 months ago in Instana / PHP 1 Functionality already exists

Limit what files are copied per pod by instana-instrumentation-init

The typical duration of instana-instrumentation-init is 2 seconds. This becomes an issue during node consolidation and when pods are moved to a new node. I’ve analysed the reason for this slow performance, and it is likely due to the init containe...
8 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 5 Functionality already exists

we need feature to select alerts and export them to excel file

When we have several alerts on the same device or location we generate a report/excel file with all the related alerts and attach it to the Remedy Incident. Right now we have to do it manually. So we need feature to select alerts and export them t...
8 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Functionality already exists

Resize Recommendation is below default policy settings

Turbonomic console recommendation gives adjustments below default settings causing our estimates to be wrong pre and post activities. The total at the top of Pending Actions dialogue shows all recommendations even below minimums. We need to be abl...
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 1 Functionality already exists

Add field "IP Address" in comparison table

If there is a field displaying the IP address, it will be more convenient to identify the host. It's best to provide users with a way to customize the table using the provided field selection.
9 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 1 Functionality already exists