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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?
PINNED Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently customer can enable HSTS for EUM by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations However this does not apply for 443 and 1444 (acceptor). Also check the Kubernetes Operator implementation.Can HSTS be enabled by default? What ar...

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Verify via API when the Nightly Plans Are Completed

Some customers run overnight processes to evaluate capacity and availability data from Turbo to be integrated into other internal systems. These programs need to run only after our Nightly Plans process has finished up. They have requested a simpl...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / APIs 0 Under review

mulesoft api support in instana

I dont see instana agent capturing any api level metrices for mulesoft anypoint api, even though we installed the instana agent on eks cluster hosting mulesoft RTF. its of no help as far as application monitoring is concerned
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Needs more information

Would like Instana to support the writing of the agent logs to the syslog system - See support request 30210

We have both aix and linux agents. We had both agents successfully writing to our syslog for quite some time (> 9 months). Recently (perhaps 6 weeks ago), after we upgraded our agents, the aix agent no longer writes to the syslog. The linux age...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Single pane to view all restarted containers and pods for a deployment

At present there is no single view to see the graphs related to contianers those are created after restart of pods in a deployment. As these all containers belong to same deployment they should show restart-event and continuous graph related to co...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Needs more information

Instana on Openshift to use default ingress certificate

Hi, We install instana on openshift on my customer environment, customer wants that instana to use default ingress certificate for itself and not give tls.key and tls.crt files again on instana installation on openshift container platform.Because ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Self Hosted 0 Under review

Openshift GPU Monitoring

In instana APM tool there is no information about gpus working on redhat openshift. It will be very useful to monitor gpu metrics, info and utilization data for openshift clusters connected to instana.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Allow moving of VM's on a datastore not in a Storage Cluster to a datastore in a Storage Cluster and vice-versa

Allow moving of VM's on a datastore not in a Storage Cluster to a datastore in a Storage Cluster and vice-versa. Currently this type of action is blocked due to a Turbo limitation not a VMware limitation. This is needed when customers have to migr...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Under review

OOB functionalities oriented to telecommunications companies

The event management solution, NOI has and is used by many companies in the telecommunications sector and we are promoting Cloud Pak for watson AIOPs as the evolution of traditional management, I believe it would be of greater impact if we had OOB...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Needs more information

Import metadata from targets and allow to add custom metadata on business application, transaction and service level

Today Turbonomic imports tags from hypervisors or K8s allowing to display important meta-data such as the responsible support group or contact person for an entity. For entites on application, middleware or database level this is not available yet...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / APM & Applications & Databases 0 Under review

WatsonAIOPS (AI Manager) topology view of properties change , and easy way to see what is the change.

The topology view of resources shown when a change of properties has been detected but on 3.5.1 we have to compare the JSON definition of the resource of two different periods in order to see what was the change, in some cases the changes are more...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review