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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
PINNED Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently, customer can enable HSTS for EUM and all nginx components (so everything except agent traffic) by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations (opt-in). That EUM settings affect also HSTS on the Instana backend i.e., for at ap...

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More control for application updates at scale

When doing an application update (such as from v1.0 to v1.1) for multiple Deployables each deployed in their own cluster, the customer needs more control over how those upgrades are performed. The ability to do a canary deployment (upgrade just on...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Rolling upgrades for a single Deployable

When doing an application update (such as from v1.0 to v1.1) for a single Deployable, MCM should support Kubernetes rolling upgrades for each service in the application so that the application can be upgraded with zero downtime. Our understanding ...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 2 Future consideration

Need APM version of QS ITM agent

Need to have the TWS ITM agent redone to be compliant with the newer versions of ITM APM 8.x and the newer ICAM. It will need so have some summary layers added to the agent so it displays correctly in the dashboards.
about 3 years ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Planned for future release

Scrolling API support for Message Bus probe

The only method available in MCP R4.0 to handle an alarm query which returns results greater than 10,000 records is to utilise the scrolling capability.The current version (10) of the Message Bus supports pagination - however there is a restrictio...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Future consideration

Alerts for endpoints do not contain details of the service they are part of

Service details should be included in Endpoint events when sent via Alert Channels. Without this information they can't route events to the correct team and want to use us as a key part of their alerting strategy.
about 3 years ago in Instana 0 Functionality already exists

Oracle Exacc Discovery enablement

We are not able to enable TADDM discovery for oracle Exacc in the current version of TADDM 7.3 FP3 . Could you please kindly build a new customized oracle Exacc sensor which helps us to enable the discovery for the same.
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Omegamon Agent Situational Action Origination Point

In an environment with multiple TEM Servers the agents don't have the option to choose which TEMS will use the action item for a Situational Action. It defaults to the TEMS the agent reports directly to. In my environment I have a TEMS on z/OS and...
about 3 years ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Not under consideration

Display VMware hierarchy in Data Management Tool

Our users want to explore from Virtual Machine to ESX host and/or VMware cluster to VMwar Data Center to Virtual Center managing environment. Currently there is no link from ESX server to clusters or to Virtual Center.
about 3 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Enable OAuth2.0 support in Message bus Gateway

We want to integrate netcool with salesforce using Message But Gateway.Salesforce supports OAuth2.0 , but at present Message Bus Gateway does not support OAuth2.0.Kindly update message bus gateway to support OAuth2.0.
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Not under consideration

kerberos support for iws agent windows userids

Provide support for kerberized windows userids for IWS. Currently we have to create the userid and password on IWSz and the passwords are entered in plain text.
about 3 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release