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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 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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A more robust Impact cluster failover is needed as the current heartbeat to nameserver primary is not sufficient

Currently, if the Primary Impact server is "crippled", meaning it is still up but is no longer able to process work, it can respond to heartbeat ping requests from the cluster members, causing the cluster members to think they do not need to assum...
3 months ago in IBM AIOps Insights 1 Not under consideration

For cloud policies, enable filtering of instance types by instance type value

For cloud policies, enable filtering of instance types by instance type value. For example, I would like to create a policy that restricts a group of VMs to stay within a certain architecture type such as V5. This is important in some cases based ...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1 Not under consideration

Integration to load testing tools like Radview WebLOAD

We see some companies use load testing tools that integrate with our competitors such as Dynatrace. An example is WebLOAD from Radview. Can we provide an integration to load testing tools? Its a common problem when we install instana at a POC that...
5 months ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Not under consideration

Nginx autotrace

Hi, We would like to capture the traces of our nginx services. For this we installed the necessary on our TKGI environment, but it seems that the autotrace is not functioning on a customized ingress-nginx image. Since this is currently not support...
4 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Turbonomic support ECS for EC2 and/or Faragate

Itau Bank is one of the largest retail bank in Latin America is requesting to include in the Turbonomic roadmap the support for ECS (EC2 and Faragate). Itau is a heavy user of ECS environment. Environment : Primary Cloud: AWS - ~5000 AWS Accounts ...
11 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 8 Not under consideration

Implement SCIM

Although Instana implements some SSO, it doesnt cover the full user lifecycle. We would like to see SCIM implemented so that users who fall out of scope of the SAML (in our case) application are also deleted in Instana. At the moment its a semi ma...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Not under consideration

We want to make a group of groups. Currently not possible

There are multiple business cases. ONE: A group of all the groups of prod servers that have been rightsized. And having that one group - enables the Turbonomic Tech Champion to keep an eye on them for performance issues. TWO: Group of Application...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Not under consideration

Allow Custom SQL in TEP/TEMS accept SUBSTR, COUNT(*) and GROUP BY SQL functions

The purpose of this idea is to allow TEP/TEMS run queries that summarize the DB2 z/OS thread status by using only the first 4 characteres of the package name. These first 4 characters indicate the application name the package belongs to, so this w...
over 1 year ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Not under consideration

Feature to change Instana metrics granularity / polling interval

There is a 1s granularity hard-coded in Instana. That is for example for host metrics and JVM etc. It would be great if we could increase the granularity at will in UI admin settings and at agent-level in configurations. For performance related re...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

automated & time-bound exclusion of certain VMs from downsizing due to CTO mandate

Customer story. The CTO mandates certain VMs are excluded for a certain time from the standard downsizing policies which run at each month end. Current process is a bore - manually pulling these machines into a RECOMMEND ONLY OVERRIDE group (leavi...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1 Not under consideration