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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
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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Ability to monitor IBM Cloud MySQL DBaaS

We're currently missing the ability to monitor MySQL DBaaS hosted by IBM Cloud in depth. Maybe it's possible to task an agent to connect to a remote MySQL database using a agent running somewhere else. We'd like to get some performance stats, open...
about 1 month ago in Instana / IBM Cloud 0 Under review

Supporting Apache Thrift (Tracing)

We need support for org.apache.thrift:libthrift:0.19.0. In order to get full tracing.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Java 0 Under review

AIX power swap and database tablespace name request

TradeVan is moving from ITM to Instana and facing lack of capabilties in Instana as compared to what they already have in ITM. Adding IBM CSM email as customer email is not available. From Tzung-Wen Liau: "Did you know how to get AIX swap informat...
about 1 month ago in Instana / DB2 0 Under review

Monitoring of Custom Application Error Codes by Instana

The customer uses Instana for Unified Payment Interface application monitoring. They want to monitor error codes generated by UPI application by Instana.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Common 1 Functionality already exists

Need to configure MetaSpace for applications hsoted at EKS.

Dear Team, We are unable to get the metaspace configuration at instana agent for our java based application running at EKS.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Java / Sensor 0 Under review

Maintenance Window Management View Customization

We need to have the option to enable or disable the required comparators in the GUI such as =, !=, like, not like. Based on the customer requirement, they can keep the required comparators.
about 1 month ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Policy Historical Helper: In the policy editor, add a feature that will help determine if the policy has the correct settings by using historical data.

It would help admins determine if the new policy or policy changes will catch the expected events. Otherwise, users would have to wait for future events to see if the policy had the desired results. In a separate tab in the Policy Editor, display ...
about 1 month ago in SevOne / Configuration and Administration 0 Planned for future release

Variable Capabilitiy for Instana's Grafana Plugin

The Instana plugin for Grafana needs support for variables to be used in dashboards and queries. Without this, a Grafana dashboard that displays Instana data must use hard coded server names in the queries. Thus, to show the same graph for a diffe...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Instana email notification does not include status and other important fields for alert condition

Client has reported that the email content does not include alert payload e.g. threshold, metric, status. Lack of status field does not let client effectively use email notifications for additional processing of the event. Request is to add all al...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Purity - Pure Storage Target Support to support Purity 6.5.x and above

Purity - Pure Storage Target Support to support Purity 6.5.x and above
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 0