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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • 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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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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Jnext Enhancement - Bring objects from DB to Plan without Jnext

1) We want to isolate any faulty FTAs from the current plan without the need of scratching it or refreshing it. If we find some FTAs are having issues after the generation of production plan which causes impact to the master, we should have some c...
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

RBAC-Delegated administration

Separate permissions on access scope level should be introduced that allow/deny configuring application perspectives teammembers and their roles/permissions events ...
almost 3 years ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 0 Planned for future release

Resynch Policies in Memory without Restart

We have experienced corruption in the [ /opt/IBM/tivoli/impact/etc/SERVER_policylist ] files between cluster nodes on several occations. In order to resolve this we have been forced to do the “createPolicyList.sh” or “rebuildPolicyList.sh” and bot...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

Request a read-only role in Netcool Impact that only allows viewing of maintenance windows, without delete/create permissions

We would like to request the addition of a read-only role (without delete/create permission) in IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact that only allows viewing of maintenance windows, regardless of which user created them, but nothing else
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Not under consideration

OMNIbus Email Probe to make attachment file names available.

Requesting a feature in the email probe to allow the probe to make available as tokens/elements the filenames for any attachments present in the received email.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

PI adaptive model definations

Predictive Insights product is not able to deal with adaptive input stream
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Not under consideration

Message Bus Probe should expose endpoint to Rules File

Follow up for RFE 126508 / APAR IJ17178:Great that we now have the Sender of the request and that we no longer need to specify a fixed endpoint.But unfortunately, the endpoint (or the full URL) is not available as a Token variable in the rules fil...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Future consideration

Make Trace Latency = Trace Duration rather than duration of Root Span

In asynchronous processes this can disguise the true duration of a business process and prevent Instana from being able to alert when customers are having a bad experience.
almost 3 years ago in Instana 0 Submitted

TDWC to have ability to update more than one object simultaneoulsy e.g. like the TEXT EDIT function provided by TWS Webadmin

Horizont TWS webadmin has a text edit feature which allows multiple database objects to be edited at the same time. This may be multiple jobs, regardless of type or associated server. Likewise, multiple jobstreams regardless of the server the jobs...
almost 3 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Publish versioned EUM js snippet to allow security auditing by customers

Request from The customer that we version and publish our eum.js to allow them to test and sign off each version — they would like to be sure that data which is collected in this case window.performance.getEntries() is not sent to the Instana back...
almost 3 years ago in Instana 0 Not under consideration