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PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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NMS Device Grouping by Product OID/Device Type

A device post discovery is always defined as a particular device type, such as F5, Cisco ASA, etc. Device Group Membership rules should allow for the ability to use Device Type as a means of membership. Currently I am forced to define what the OID...
11 months ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 3 Future consideration

Updates on the WMI Plugin

The WMI Plugin is quite outdated at this point. Additionally managing the mapping of devices to WMI Proxies is a nightmare, as it can only be done through the API. Additionally, WMI Proxies are set on a per device basis. Ideally I'd like the abili...
11 months ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 0 Future consideration

Alerts on Apdex/SLA/SLI/SLO

Currently the data is only visible on custom dashboards It would be nice to have the option to alert on this, and also have those more prominent in the Application Perspective Overview.
11 months ago in Instana / SLO/SLI (STAN) 1 Future consideration

Turbo should not recommend Disk Size changes for Azure HyperScale DBs - they autoscale.

bad actions reduce faith in the product and waste time. This is distracting the customer for really good actions - like HyperScale scaling.
11 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / APM & Applications & Databases 0 Planned for future release

Support for newest version of NGINX (Nginx Plus v29)

Customer according to security reason made the upgrade to newest NGINX. Bacause libraries for version v29 are not availabe they have lost some monitoring abilities for critical systems. We need support for v29 version ASAP.
11 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Support for Argo CD with BitBucket (Container Resizing)

Argo CD plus BitBucket is our container implementation operator and need Turbonomic implementation for OpenShift Kubernetes to be able talk to and update the BitBucket source of truth to support containerized workload, deployment configurations. I...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 5 Not under consideration

Customize Turbonomic reports with external data

I would like the ability to have the Turbonomic reports I generate use external data. For example, it would be nice if I could have data from our CMDB integrated into the reports I get from Turbo. I’d like to configure a connection from Turbo to o...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 4 Not under consideration

Custom scheduling of instana alert

Custom scheduling of alerting is not available - like volume monitoring alerts to be scheduled only for week days, this will be useful to schedule the alerts only for the required time and ignore false alerts
11 months ago in Instana / Alert 7 Functionality already exists

To add custom time range in a instana chart filter/query

We don't have an option to add custom time range in a chart query - like need to display a chart for last 1 day but without changing time filter of the overall dashboard
11 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 1 Future consideration

Create API to purge data for a given agent/host

The agent on our Instana backend host got switched from Infrastructure mode to APM mode and cause the system to consume more than 100 GB of data over the course of just a few days. We switched it back off, but now we are stuck with all this data w...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 4 Is a defect