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Ability to add blackout periods to alerts.

Rates drop low at night for order placement. It would be nice to have black out periods on alerts to have a higher threshold set during the day with a night blackout period. Then be able to have a second alert for a lower threshold for the overnig...
8 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Delivered

ITNM SNMP poll definition should allow setting specific index

When trying to snmp poll for e.g. a routing engine teperature index it resulted that it is not possible to query directly from the basic threshold policy on an indexed OID like 1.3.6.1.4.1.2636.3.1.13.1.7.9.1.0.0. It is only possible to poll for t...
over 9 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Delivered

Export data to CSV

Our users need to extract data from instana to generate report for SLA to our clients. So we 'd like to have a button "export Data" from the analytic view to get data. Regards
about 2 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Delivered

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
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Delivered

Instana tracing supporting envoy >= 1.22

We want to upgrade to envoy 1.22 but as of yet instana does not provide tracing for this version. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-envoy-distributed-tracing-binaries#envoy-115-and-later
almost 2 years ago in Instana / C / Team Proxies / Tracing 1 Delivered

Change the Memory Setting in "Host Templates" to Gigabytes rather than Megabytes

Due to the size of memory in all hardware now having the memory setting in megabytes takes some additional time to work out as have to calculate the exact MB amount when converting from GB in machine. Would be easier to have the memory amount sett...
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Planning 0 Delivered

Monitoring support for ETCD 3.3.x and 3.4.x using /v3 endpoints

As per documentation instana is still using the /v2 endpoint to monitor etcd. /v2-API is deprecated (https://github.com/etcd-io/etcd/issues/12913) Monitoring support for ETCD 3.3.x and newer using /v3 endpoints should be added.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

Official terraform support

We are managing all of our infra aspects as a code principle, because of that we would like to have instana terraform provider in order to create our alerts & dashboards as a code
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / Application perspectives / Extend Capabilities 1 Delivered

Sensor for Redhat RHEV

Sensor for the discovery of 'Red Hat Virtualization' RHV - formerly known as RHEV (RHEV-H, RHEV-M).
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Delivered

Have fixed window for CNEA supergrouping

Currently our supergroup is on rolling window, when we are grouping based on topology, the blast radius is huge, as we are using token based template using various criteria like location, dispatching zone polygon etc. As a result our supergroup is...
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Delivered