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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.
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

Allow customization of name for traceId value in Java MDC

Instana automatically populates the MDC with the trace ID. The MDC variable name is instana.trace.id. See https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-java-virtual-machine#logging-mdc-populated-with-the-t...
2 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Needs more information

Need VM and Volume group filter for entity criticality (for both on-prem and cloud)

Need VM and Volume group filter for entity criticality (for both on-prem and cloud) to be able to send only actions for certain groups of VMs and Volumes that are for performance to ServiceNow during a certain time frame and other actions that are...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Under review

go-sensor: Stop losing traces during service startup

When services start up, it takes a while until the instana sensor is ready to handle traces and transmit them successfully. Currently, all traces for calls during that timeframe are lost (e.g. fetching configurations, roles, etc. from supporting m...
2 months ago in Instana / Go 2 Future consideration

Email Probe -comapatibe multibytes Email.

Email Probe does not support multi-byte messages.Japanese people use multi-byte emails, so I would like Email Probe to support this.
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

When viewing a VM / Pod the user should have access to a terminal for access / running commands

When scoping to a VM / Pod we show actions that can be performed on the entities. However, some customers would also like to do some sort of independent debugging. If we have a terminal in the UI we can allow for the user to stay within Turbonomic...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Not under consideration