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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 Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.

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The ability to configure a schedule in our policy CR

For resizing operations (vertical scaling) our users are going to want to control when automatic actions are applied. Via the UI I do see an option to create a policy schedule.
10 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 1 Future consideration

SevOne DI application if installed on physical appliance may need 'ipmitool' installed as well.

Similar to NMS application, which has 'ipmitool' preinstalled the DI also needs this tool if installed on physical appliance. If someone tries to install it afterwards it fails due to dependency.
10 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 0 Future consideration

Disk Trends - Ability to aggregate all disk usage trends into an aggregated single metric

Today, if we look at an AIX host within Instana, all it shows in the prebuilt view are insights from individual file systems in terms of disk I/O. What is missing is an aggregated view that combines all the disk I/O together on the host like is cu...
10 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...
10 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
10 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.
10 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future 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...
10 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...
10 months ago in Instana / API-C / Application perspectives 1 Planned for future release

Allow Impact role 'impactWebServiceUser' to be able to run API Calls

Currently only one user group 'impactAdminUser' is a having access to run REST API in Netcool/Impact. Role 'impactAdminUser' has elevated permissions and dont want this permissions for users who just want to run REST API calls. Could you please se...
10 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Option to add multiple Humio repositories for log monitoring

There are many use cases where there is no single repository for an entire cluster in Humio. Each application/team have their own repository in Humio but the application is running on the same kubernetes cluster (e.g., Production). Instana, right ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Logging 5 Future consideration