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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.
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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When exporting all Cloud Pending Actions from Actions Center, we would like to have the Resource ID (vendor ID from the entity information widget) included in the Export.

This would be extremely useful when reconciling cost data between Turbonomic and the AWS Billing console. Our FinOps Team and Budget Managers use data from both Turbonomic and AWS Billing Console to show the value of Turbonomic Recommended Actions.
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Monitoring K8s PVC Storage space

Hi! We need the ability to monitor storage in Kubernetes as per article: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/storage/storage-capacity/ Instana Request #30622 was logged for additional documentation, but stated that it is not possible yet.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1

Auto-create groups for VM's with and without memory metrics for AWS and GCP VM's

Auto-create groups for VM's with and without memory metrics for AWS and GCP VM's as this is currently done for Azure VM's as per attached screen shot. This will make it easier to track and report on what VM's have memory metrics enabled for all cl...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 1 Not under consideration

Optimise Edgetype mapping on ServiceNow Observer

in ServiceNow Observer, there's need for a bit more intelligence in picking the right default edgetype for relationships .but there seem to be better alternatives Edgetypes available, some relationships are being set to "connectedTo" when there se...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

SNMP Polling can't be done in the console

Currently ITNM is not used for performance polling and SNMP polling is not in scope and the topology is only used for discovery purpose.
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 2 Not under consideration

Add support for Tomcat Server Datasources using the Oracle UCP Driver

This would provide additional visibility into Tomcat applications that use the Oracle UCP datasource. Today there is no visibility for datasource usage on Tomcat servers using the UCP driver. This makes it difficult to correlate pool usage/availab...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Host Agent to run without sudoers permission

We've gotten this request from a few customers that don't want processes running as root. The request is to provide support for the Host Agent to run as non-root user. The customer understands that they would be giving up some of the discovery cap...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 3 Future consideration

Watson PROD - Event timestamps behind by 5hrs

Watson clock is correct, but Event timestamps incorrect.
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Unable to login to more than 1 environment at once

Cannot login to Watson-DEV if already logged into Watson-UAT and vice versa
over 1 year ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Not under consideration

Topology Manager -Nokia Transmission Observer implementation

The Topology Manager includes many observers but it will be very useful to also have an observer for the Nokia Transmission segment as it unsupported by the ITNM
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration