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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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Show all database traces even if they all succeed

We opened a case for missing database calls and learned how Instana works for successful calls. The engineering team sent us the following quote, "Span batching in general doesn't consider the payloads. The rules are based on span metadata like d...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Tracing 3 Functionality already exists

Agent liveness check

While Instana Agent offers a health endpoint, this endpoint is only available on the localhost we are seeking a reliable way of validating that the agent is running by ie polling a heartbeat of liveness check without the need for another monitorin...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Release markers on Custom Dashboards

when working with Custom Dashboards I want to have an indication when changes happen in order to analyze my data around a focal point. For this I would like to have release markers also in the Time Series widget on Custom Dashboards.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Planned for future release

Update kubernetes certificate when an instance is upgraded (OVA only issue)

I recently had an issue with a large financial customer where I made a license change and it caused the instance to show that none of the targets were validated any longer. After some troubleshooting, I found a certificate had expired. We worked w...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 8 Future consideration

Define reoccurring maintenance windows

Please offer the possibility to define reoccuring "maintenance windows". Usecase: Prevent getting alerts for process-restarts that are scheduled every night / every Sunday / on each 1. day of a month / …
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Automatically enable CPU and Memory hotadd

I would like to see a policy option for enabling hot-add as part of a pre or post action. this would simply adoption and onboarding of Virtual machines.
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 4 Needs more information

RBAC and specific role behavior for "agent management"

- Allow users to read the agents-list while not able to change loglevel or even reset/update every agent they like- Allow users to view configuration while not being able to change it (i.e. show AP configuration but not alter it)- Allow users to s...
15 days ago in Instana / Agent / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Warning and Critical are two rules -> Must be correlatable

Warning and Critical are two rules -> Must be correlatable
15 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Save "Analyse" search queries as filters

save search queries on different levels: - For myself- For the application- For all The above should be based on RBAC and CRUD.
15 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Add tags on every level of the landscape

Please add the ability to apply tags on every level, not just on hosts. So i.e. tag a Tomcat with a specific label or tag a java process as per desire.
15 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted