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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?
PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Use custom headers to map dependencies

At Capitec, we have a custom header which we are already including in our transactions: x-capitec-correlation-id. We have enabled our agents to capture this header and we are making us of it in the transactions analytics section where we set a fil...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Plan results shall include all commodities (e.g. IOPS) relevant for the resulting sizing

When running a plan, especially a hardware refresh plan, you cannot see the reasoning for the resulting number of hosts if the reason is a commodity like IOPS not displayed in the plan results. Therefore, please display all commodities (e.g. IOPS)...
16 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Planning 0 Future consideration

Instana should support Graviton based machines and applications deployed on them

Instana should support Graviton based machines and applications deployed on EC2 and EKS. Support is need for applications written using GoLang, Nodejs, .net core, java. We also need support for opentel.
16 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

Use optman parameter for progressive switchplan instead of modify script

Hello, Currently, there is two options to manage stop agent progression in switchplan : conman stop @!/@/@ \; wait \; noaskconman stop @!/@/@ ; progressive This two lines are in switchplan script in IWS install directory, one is commented the othe...
17 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

It's better to have the percent memory utilized for a process (e.g., Integration Server process in IBM ACE)

We want to capture the percentage memory utilized for any integration server process. This will help in identifying the max. memory used process so that support team can take appropriate action on that process.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 1 Submitted

Visibility of Historic Recommendations

I'd like to be able to see the historic recommendations for a volume or VM. As the resource performance changes Turbo will be making recommendations and changing them and its this history that I want to be able to see. Some of our VMs are cyclical...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 0

Create event on CPU/Memory usage (K8S)

Hi, We want to configure an Instana event on Kubernetes. This event should warn us when the used memory or cpu is at a certain level on the deployment. Currenly it is not possible to create an event on this. Can you create this possibility? Thanks...
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Needs more information

Custom Agent installation path

This request is related to a missing option that allows to define a custom path for agent installation on both Windows and Linux. The need is to install the agent in a folder other than the default folder, for security compliance reasons.
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Under review

verify IIS credential on agent setup or show missing credential in agent log

When Installing and running agent on a Windows host hosting IIS, the agent seems read the content of the application pool and site with the local admin right.if local admin rights is removed from the user that run the app pool Instana wont be able...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Add Resources in Join Dependencies - IWA 10.1

Hello We are using IWA 10.1 and want to create JST using more than 40 resources. The composer add command returns the message AWSJOM138E The dependencies defined for job or job stream "******GVC010VERA" are incorrect because they would give a tota...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration