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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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Request support for Oracle Fusion Middleware Versions - 12.2.1.2 and 12.2.1.4

Request to support Oracle Fusion Middleware 12.2.1.2 and 12.2.1.4 Currently tracing shows "Source not monitored by Instana" for 80% of the SOAP calls.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 2 Future consideration

Add Windows Active Directory group (Security Group) to Instana

As per support case #27832, We asked to add AD group to instana to provide the permission to groups, but that feature is not available it seems, please check to add AD group for providing permissions.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 2 Needs more information

support for aws china region and azure china region

csm is proposing Turbonomic to customer MCDONALDS-CN together with seller and tech sales team. customer is satisfied with the POC result against their VMware and K8S environment, wish Turbonomic can support their public cloud providers(Azure China...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Future consideration

OpenSearch Support

As an user of the Self Hosted Instana Backend/Datastore, it would be beneficial to be able to replace ElasticSearch with OpenSerach (Interpropability of ES and OS). OpenSearch is available as a managed service on AWS or as K8s operator (https://gi...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Not under consideration

Add alerting condition / Request Impact "Total Calls in Alert Scope" to smart alerts

Using smart alerts in Instana, we are currently able to define the absolute number of requests Impacted within the alerting condition (time threshold). See attachment 01 It is however in most cases much more relevant to set up a threshold for a to...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Sorting option for CNEA-policies (e.g. suggested) in NOI 1.6.5

Currently it is not possible to sort by the different columns in the policies (Created by analytics/Suggested/Archived). Especially with a large number of policies, this is absolutely necessary.Our Environment: NOI Version 1.6.5
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Disable normal user login / automatically purge users from User DB

Customer wants to enable SSO. When they do this, they want to make sure that existing Instana users can no longer login with they email/password, and that new users can no longer create regular logins (only login via SSO).Once the user is deleted ...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Needs more information

We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- FIREWALL M -1120 AND 2130 OS- 7.0.1

We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- FIREWALL M -1120 AND 2130 OS- 7.0.1
about 2 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- Router M -8300 OS- 17.0.3.2

We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- Router M -8300 OS- 17.0.3.2
about 2 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- AVG M -4331 OS- 16.09.05

Hello Team, We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- AVG M -4331 OS- 16.09.05
about 2 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration