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PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
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

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Context help on VM Policy Settings would really help customer understanding, and reduce calls to support.

I had to explain Memory Increase recommendations in detail last week - and a lot of the confusion was a lack of understanding of the scaling constraints. It would have been really helpful to drive home concepts with context help. Either the letter...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Documentation 0 Not under consideration

tracing for work manager and data source of WebLgic

We want to trace the following WebLogic metrics: - as for work manager, execution thread count and queue retention count - as for data source, connection count and connection wait count
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Instana Active User information in Instana itself

The customer would like to be able to get a view of how many daily/weekly/monthly active users are using Instana. Having a view on this according to role/group/team would also be useful.
about 4 years ago in Instana / Business Systems / Portal 2 Future consideration

IBM APM Citrix Agent to support https connectivity for the citrix xenapp/Xen Desktop

Citrix XenApp/Xen Desktop is configured with https protocol. Currently we are facing a connectivity issue as IBM APM Citrix agent does not support https connectivity to the citrix application. So we request to provide a new version of IBM APM Citr...
over 2 years ago in ITM/IBM APM 2 Not under consideration

OracleDB - adding support for the EE8MSWIN1250 character set

Hi, We have a need for the EE8MSWIN1250 character set to be added to the OracleDB sensor because we have customers who are using this character set which is not supported by default and because of that they will not have end-to-end visibility of t...
8 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

Dependencies/Flow tab Optimization to view data for a week

We have observed that the dependency tab takes a large amount of time to load when we select the time window as 1 week. We do not expect this to happen as analysis of the flows is crucial to identify impact if a service goes down . Ability to show...
8 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Future consideration

Capture details on request payload

Need ability to capture details on request payload this helps to troubleshoot issues without need for applications to log the same. Feature available with competitors. Please refer to - https://docs.appdynamics.com/appd/4.5.x/en/application-monito...
8 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Not under consideration

Integration of MCM with BMC Remedy

Lots of our customer user BMC Remedy as ITSM tool, need direct integration of MCM with BMC Remedy to push Incident data. Currently we are working for a Large Telecom client which runs a BMC heavy shop from ITSM perspective. We are looking for a wo...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Planned for future release

Netcool WebGUI - Scope Based Event Grouping Page/Portal

On Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI - Scope based event grouping portal, one cannot re-arrange SBEG policy based on Name, Last modified or Enabled/Disbaled etc. This makes it difficult to manage the SBEG policies created.
over 3 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Not under consideration

Instana Health / Issue State queryable via API or Grafana Metrics

Introduction:-------------We have several Teams, which use internal Dashboard-Tools, which query multiple data sources (new-relic, check_mk, Prometheus, Splunk, etc., Openshift).These Tools make use of Health checks and Meta Informations.While mig...
over 1 year ago in Instana / API-C 0 Future consideration