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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
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

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Integration DPOD - Instana

DPOD allows to see in depth what happens with the transactions on the datapower, instana does not have this functionality and it would be complementary to have this information at the application level, trying to have a complete end-to-end view.
about 12 hours ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Submitted

Use the more secure Azure Managed Identity instead of SAS token when authenticating SevOne DataBus (SDB) against a Kafka enabled Event Hub

Currently, our SevOne DataBus (SDB) feed is sending to an Azure Event Hub as the Kafka Consumer endpoint. Authentication relies on a SAS token (SharedAccessKey). The use of SAS tokens as an authentication mechanism is proved to be less secure, and...
about 20 hours ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 0 Submitted

Automatic use of certificate for Infrastructure management

When accessing Infrastructure management, a self-signed certificate is currently used. Infrastructure automation appears to discovery a certificate from the OpenShift cluster and works well, but Infrastructure management reports a the site as "not...
1 day ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Submitted

Instana agent must bring metrics from multiple database services with different ports on local host.

The current Instana implemented code picks the “port” number from configuration.yaml file and figures out that what is database service name (or SID) and connects and brings-in corresponding metrics. IBM developers may update the code to read mult...
1 day ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Uploaded files into IBM support system must be visible and downloadable to corresponding customers. It will help IBM support and customers to refer to same document and avoid any confusion.

Uploaded files into IBM support system must be visible and downloadable to corresponding customers. It will help IBM support and customers to refer to same document and avoid any confusion.
1 day ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

Shadows jobs' folders

When the name of jobstream definition contains a folder in workstation name or jobstream name, the associated shadow job goes into error state. Could you add these folders, please?
1 day ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

More than a project or a project list in Openstack Agent configuration

We are using Openstack Instana agent to monitor IBM Cloud Infrastructure Center (ICIC) in the agent configuration we need to specify a single project and consequently to see only the Computer Instances related to this projet. In order to have a co...
8 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Provide basic entity information in tabular format for VM group scope

As a large enterprise with almost 800 active-active groups consisting of over 6000 VMs, we frequently find ourselves in need of a flat-view pane of basic VM information for all members of any one group. At the least, for example, we'd like to see ...
6 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Need a lighter weight solution for autotrace webhook

Customers use the autotrace-webhook to avoid having to manually configure each and every deployment that they deploy into their kubernetes environment. But, the current implementation of the autotrace webhook is pretty heavy weight and can cause s...
4 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Webhook for ElasticSearch Integration needs to support the objects included in the JSON format

The current Webhook for ElasticSearch Integration should be able to parse the current Elastic Common Schema as defined here: https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/ecs/current/ecs-log.html
27 days ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Under review