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PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
PINNED Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.

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Possibility to configure ulimits of instana containers (docker-based on-premise setup)

We recently had an issue with the max amount of open files per container. The Instana support told us, that there is currently no option to configure that. We'd love to configure that for specific containers in the settings.hcl file.
3 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Under review

Customer requests that the networking portion of the Turbonomic supply chain show some data in the supply chain

Austin from TravelClick has a request that has some merit to it. The only way a person can see some real networking throughput numbers is to drill down to the VM level. We must be gathering the throughput numbers, yet when you click on networking ...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 1 Not under consideration

Add Release marker end timestamp

I can create and update a release marker and it has a timestamp for start and last-updated. Is it possible to express a time range, to show up a long deployment? At the moment, our pipelines create a release marker, after all pods in a rolling upd...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives / Common 0 Future consideration

Schedule for recurring Plan execution

Customer wants to schedule some plans (for k8s, cloud, etc) using the UI. The reason is to keep snapshots on environments before and after big milestones (major updates, black friday, expected seasons) to user for future plans. It's like the same ...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

Include filtered totals in any object totals

If you filter actions in a plan, the total number of actions does not change with the number. It'd be very helpful to see what the total is once filters are applied. Example: run a plan to rightsize a group of vms. your plan actions show "plan act...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Needs more information

Generate the automation script/curl command for the configuration changes on the Instana UI

Customer can make lot of changes using the web ui but most clients that follow DevOps process would like to automate this step and implement the change using some script/API. It would helpful if the UI could provide the curl command for the config...
3 months ago in Instana / Common 1 Not under consideration

Support for centralized Azure Hybrid Benefit (centralized AHUB)

Azure came up with Centralized AHUB support for SQL licenses. Similar in concept to CUDs, where the customers can create a pool of licenses and have the SQL instances (SQL databases, managed instances etc ) consume the license from the pool. When ...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 0 Under review

Implementing a RBAC based access for displaying the PII information in the tracing details

Hi Team, As we were evaluating the usage of Instana Real user monitoring, we saw a concern about all users be able to see the PII information like user name and email address, however we want to limit these details only to a specific set of users...
3 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration / Real User Monitoring 2 Future consideration

Provide a way to disable Java distributed tracing on per app basis

The documentation shows a way to disable distributed instrumentation tracing for Java apps through host agent configuration: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=machine-java-configuration#disabling-automatic-instrumenta...
3 months ago in Instana / Java 0 Future consideration

ITNCM driver to support recent KEX

ITNCM base driver doesn't support recent KEX to communicate with network devices. No match in kex params 'mac-algorithms-cli2srv', our's: hmac-md5,hmac-sha1,hmac-sha256@ssh.com, peer's: hmac-sha2-256.
3 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Planned for future release