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Support for Grails in Application Monitoring & Tracing

Currently Grails application although running in the JVM can not be monitored on Application Monitoring mode.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Start/stop instana agent looking for environment variable not set and maxdepth flag inside find which doesn't exist on AIX clients

Everytime an instana agent when stopped or started throws up this error on two environment variables not being set. JAVA_MAX_MEM' and 'JAVA_OPTS'. Assuming these needs to be defined in the setenv file. These variables needs to be set and exported ...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Functionality already exists

Actualfree and free memory usage - AIX server monitoring

Its has been noticed that the memory usage under the infrastructure monitoring is reporting incorrect readings. After working with the support, found that instana use Sigar library to collect the memory metrics, which offers two values free and ac...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Websphere Node Name tag to be available for Custom Payload

After configuring the offline event for any websphere entity in our environment, we did receive an email alert on websphere offline event. But it doesn't give any detail on which node the websphere went offline. I've attached a few pics for your r...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Under review

Tracing support for apache/IBM HTTPServer on windows platform

We have customer with core production using IBM HTTP Server on Windows 2016. Regarding IBM Instana documentation only Linux is supported for tracing: Supported Versions - Tracing Apache HTTP Server 2.4.x, on Linux x86_64. Apache HTTP Server 2.2.30...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1

Websites/More metrics in Page Load trace

Based on many comments received from customers we will value you consider adding the following key metrics in the page load trace of websites:OnLoadTimeDOM TimeFirst PaintFirst byte timeRequestResponse Thank you.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 1 Needs more information

Ignore/ suppress / downtime function for events

Currently there is function called "Maintenance windows" https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=alerts-scheduling-maintenance-windows This is lacking the functionality to prevent the events from showing up in the Events lo...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert / Common 0 Under review

Being able to add AWS observer using IAM roles instead of access and secret keys.

Customers have polices to changes keys every 90 days. it will be nightmare to change observer keys every 90 days. it will would be nice to add AWS observer target using IAM role. This is a must requirement from DISH Networks to do a POC.
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Allow failover impact server in RBA configuration

When configuring RBA in a hybrid environment, with the Impact cluster on premise, there is only one option to configure the impact connection. There is no place to specify a backup server. if the primary impact server stopped, one would have to ...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Notification Toggle

After discussion with Business Partner in Taiwan, they would like to promote Turbonomic to their customers who also using AWS. However, their customer's AWS account is Block Billing, which means the AWS cost explorer API is not accessible in the c...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Not under consideration