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Adding support EntityFramework Core 6

Provide the same functionality to EntityFramework Core 6 as it exists for: Entity Framework .NET >= 2, >= 3.
3 months ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 0 Planned for future release

zCentric Agent Installation as root

We are trying to remove reliance on root to install our TWS agent. However, after installation, there is the error - the userid used to install TWS can't impersonate to the proid which we used to run the job. We are attempting to mitigate root acc...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Expose PHP FPM connectionResets metric

Currently it is not possible to add a custom event based on the connectionResets FPM metric. This would be important to us as the limits set by the default "Too many connections reset" FPM event are too low and we would like to customize it.
3 months ago in Instana / PHP 0 Future consideration

Add (java) context to logs

We're currently writing java logs with logback/slf4j. Using the logstash ArgumentsJsonProvider in our logback.xml this allows us to extend the log message with context information like stack_traces, logger_name, log level but also custom informati...
3 months ago in Instana / Logging / Tracing 3 Functionality already exists

In the Alleviate Pressure Plan the for the cold clusters the sorting order should be reversed to put green clusters at the top.

When utilizing the Alleviate Pressure Plan first a hot cluster is selected which is either a red, yellow, or orange cluster - which are sorted to the top for easy selection. On the next selection to select a cold cluster the sort order is the same...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Planning 2 Not under consideration

Add directory / patch variable to one liner or silent agent installer

Please add the option to change the installation path of the agent when using the silent installer option, this is to allow us to automate installs using Ansible and apply our path standards that is required. It can be done on the GUI but we requi...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Edit the evaluation granularity for a smart alert

The minimum evaluation granularity for a smart alert is limited at 5 mins, We need to change it so that we get alerts related to slow calls etc which may not persist for more than 5 minutes. Below is a real time scenario. When will a person be ale...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Provide and "Enhanced" Executable Job Type to facilitate migrations from competitive solutions (Control-M and AutoSys)

Matches Autosys functionality, eliminates manual effort via scripts, good for scalability, reducing areas for errors Allows user to specify profile prior to job running and before use of Standard/Out invoke Allow for the use of various credential...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Enabling Java Profiling for Applications running on Kubernetes

Currently, we only have Instana AutoProfile to support for Java applications which is running on EC2 instacnes. However we want similar feature for an application which is running on Kubernetes hosts as a conatiner application.
4 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Functionality already exists

Enable SNMPv3 configurations

The current ITNM WebGUI components version provides the option to use SNMPv3 to be used on SNMP requests, but when it's selected by the user, ITNM actually sends an SNMPv2 request. Since there's already an option on the GUI to use SNMPv3, it would...
4 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration