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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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Omnibus Gateway map file conversion of UTC time values to date time string

Some OMNIbus Gateways produce output where UTC time values need to be written out as a date time string. For example it might be necessary to covert 1666183259 to 'Wed Oct 19 13:40:59 2022' or similar. The gateway mapping file process already pro...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Native Connect to Cloud Pak 4 Data

ANZ has installed both Turbonomics and Cloud Pak for Data for different purposes Turbonomic's takes a number of data feeds from multiple IT Systems (e.g. vCentre, HyperV, HP Open View, Storage, OpenShift, Splunk and ServiceNow etc) providing analy...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Under review

Tracing 'Send Email' actions

"Should we see emails sent by our java apps using springs Java mail sender? (I am missing outgoing Emails inside the trace or the email-server as an unmonitored system / host)"
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent / Java 0 Not under consideration

Ability to setup multiple Log Management integrations

Ability to setup multiple Log Management integrations for ELK or others. Use-case, one can have different dashboards for different purposes, currently you can only setup one.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Logging 0 Future consideration

Ability to access Application Logs from Instana UI

Ability to access Application Logs from Instana UI from log management tools alike we now have the ability to access the logs based on infra entities.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Logging 0 Under review

Agent starting time in Agent overview

Sometimes we have new agents reporting to an instana backend. In the agent overview we can't see which agents are new because in the list, there is no "started at" column. But the information is hidden behind the status field. We can see it "on mo...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent / WAS 0 Submitted

Detailed framework and JDBC information

Ability to collect and report on the used versions of instrumentation frameworks and jdbc drivers. Use-Case: Having performance problems on the database front and with having this information we can determine or exclude problems based on the jdbc ...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent / Java 2 Needs more information

Artifactory support

Support for getting Artifactory to work as standarized tool alternative to Nexus
about 2 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Functionality already exists

Mobile browser compatible GUI

It would be very helpful if the alerts page had a mobile friendly view. When being paged, especially late at night, I’m generally trying to coordinate everything off of my phone while getting to my computer. Additionally, when dealing with after h...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert / Common 0 Submitted

Better Agent update management

Controlling and managing agent updates is difficult, and at times does not work, or at least, does not work as expected. We have had difficulty suspending updates in K8s - turning it off has been temporary, finding it on again. Automatic updates...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted