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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 Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Instana Agent/Sensor to monitor the ISAM & ISIM physical appliances

We have the IBM Security Access Management & IBM Security Identity Management applications which are hosted on the physical appliances. We are looking for an Instana Agent Sensor to connect to the physical appliances and monitor the applicatio...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Upgrade TEPS to Websphere 9.X

Our company is restricting Websphere 8.5.X and is requiring we move all apps to 9.X, due to TEPS being integrated we can not upgrade it ourselves and require an update to the TEPS install be made.
about 2 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 2 Under review

Enable all log streaming to Kafka external data sink

One of my customers has requested that we stream all our logs to their Kafka data repository. They have an internal regulatory requirement around this, and their top tier vendors are expected to comply. While we can technically do this now by re-d...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Under review

Integrate with SolidFire | Direct VM iSCSI

My customer JPMC has been greatly expanding their use of Solidfire/direct connect iSCSI storage. As we can't see that, the environment is not anything we can manage, and leaves us out of a major opportunity area. For the customer, the use of Solid...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 1 Not under consideration

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud support for Z APM Distributed Gateway and OMEGAMON Instana Integration Proxy

Please add the official support for Z APM Distributed Gateway and OMEGAMON Instana Integration Proxy work on Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud.1) We'd like to know if it would be possible by Dec 92) Our customer requires that the verification test wo...
2 months ago in Instana / IBM Z 0 Submitted

Plot historical percentile values in "Prove It" UI when actions are taken

Today, using VM resize actions as an example, we only show the percentile value based on the current capacity of the resource. When customers take an action to either resize up or resize down to bring the percentile back into its desired state, th...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Future consideration

Allow for scaling actions that do not block move actions

As a user I would like the ability to configure Turbonomic to ignore scaling actions when consumers shop for providers in the Market, so that I can enable WPA/Move automation before I enable automated scaling actions and not impact any move actions.
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Needs more information

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...
2 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Future consideration

ParkMyCloud Column customization and column expansion from GUI

It can be frustrating when the information that i want or need to see is not easily readable on the ParkMyCloud interface. Many times the interface key information can't be read and the column cannot be expanded. As a frequent PMC user, the abilit...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Planned for future release

More granular approach to Scheduling permissions in ParkMyCloud

All would benefit This would allow PMC Admins the ability to provide Team Leads and Team members with more scheduling flexibility while still maintaining limits no IaaS uptime How this could work: Currently in ParkMyCloud, there is a single checkb...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Under review