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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
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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AIX - Allow ability to override 'top processes' that appear on prebuilt OS views

Today, if we look at an AIX host within Instana, it doesn't show any 'top processes' based on CPU or memory consumed perspective. Per Ben Stern of IBM, that is due to the current default which will only show 'top processes' that meet this criteria...
9 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Sensor for TMON is needed (z/OS clients running MQ)

We have several clients using TMON instead of Omegamon. We have several clients that run MQ and error messages are written to TMON. Without the ability to monitor TMON, we lack visibility to other issues when they crop up as a result of service de...
9 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Give Teams option to hide their services & infrastructure from other teams, in case of sensitive data (Deny-listing)

Give Teams option to hide there services & infrastructure from other teams, in case of sensitive data (Blacklisting) Futher improving the granularity of the RBAC in Instana
9 months ago in Instana / Access Control 0 Future consideration

Ability to create a compliance policy with parameter(s) in compliance manager

Goal is to create a compliance policy where you can set values for validation and remediation on execution.
9 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Ability to globalize endpoint mapping

The default rule for determining http endpoints: "Use the first url segment" is insufficient for us in many areas. There are two ways to override this: 1. Creation of a large number of additional rules with endpoint definitions in the Instana conf...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Application perspectives 2 Future consideration

Change log for Agent/Sensor Updates

It's currently hard to learn which changes an agent update did bring. Since there is no dedicated changelog, the only way to learn about version updates is to look at the agent log and compare sensor/agent versions before and after the "Performing...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

add floating border in UI

When viewing a call in Analyzing > Call, lets say a DB call lots of data regarding the query will not fit the right hand window. I know that you can hit the "Copy" button or use the slider in that frame but I want to do a screenshot with both C...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Planned for future release

Provide widgets or Overlay P95, P99 and P100 lines in details tab

Having the ability to visualize the different between P95, P99 and P100 will enable users to have an easier and more independent approach to configuring their policies. What we are not asking for is multiple actions. The action displayed should co...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Not under consideration

Provide a means of formatting time properties in Webhook workflows

As a user I would like the ability to format time properties for webhooks as Unix epoch milliseconds rather than iso8601, so I can store the action times in an external systems and plot them on a timeline, allowing me to correlate when the Turbono...
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Custom Workflows 1 Future consideration

Instana API: Inclusion of Synthetic Trace Calls in Instana API Query for Analyze Trace

Dear IBM Instana Team, Our team frequently utilizes the Instana API to retrieve in-depth alarming details by closely scrutinizing trace details. This has significantly aided our performance analysis and error identification efforts. However, we ha...
9 months ago in Instana / API-C / Application perspectives 1 Planned for future release