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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 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

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Per job E2E accounting from mainframe should be possible without DB2

To support and offer better solutions to our customers we would like to use the "per job accounting" from the mainframe without having the DB2 history database installed. Some of our mainframe customers have several servers installed and could be ...
over 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Provide level WARN for Docker version of Instana agent

In https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=requirements-installing-host-agent-docker#installation INSTANA_LOG_LEVEL does not provide the level WARN. I guess this is an issue and should be added. Esp. for consistency.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Logging 1 Planned for future release

Connect IWS CLI (conman/composer) DIRECTLY to Win/AD using LDAP

Instead of using the useropts_twsxxxx file to authenticate IWS users credentials , can we directly go to our Win/AD system via LDAP to authenticate this way. eg removed the useropts. file
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Being able to see OS patches needed

Would be nice to see the OS patches needed for VMs
about 1 year ago in Instana / Infrastructure 1 Not under consideration

Extend IWS REST to contain more basic modificaton operations

Please add rest methods for IWS 9.5 to be able easily to do: Add a job into an existing jobstream – that should be a method with few parametersRemove a job from an existing jobstream - that should be a method with few parametersAdd a dependency in...
over 4 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

API token for configuration only

Currently - when creating an API token, this token allows full access to monitoring data, including traces and potentially user data. Considering that API tokens are widely used in automation use cases and CI/CD pipelines it should be possible, if...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Not under consideration

Ability to limit the about of old discovery data returned by healthcheck

Add ability to limit the about of old discovery data returned by healthcheck.
over 5 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Planned for future release

Kill Zombie Jobs: Add functionality to be able to recover from a corrupted Jobtable on an FTA

When an FTA crashes and gets a corrupted Jobtable and the Jobtable must be removed, jobs that were in EXEC status before the crash remain in EXEC state and take run slots against the server limit, and job stream limit if applicable, even after the...
over 6 years ago in Workload Automation 2 Not under consideration

TADDM should create IpDevice for ALL IPs that respond to ping

Expectations are that all active IPs will be detected by TADDM, and at a minimum IpDevice will be created. We have detected this is not happening today. Today, TADDM only detects devices with certain TCP ports active. RFE is to enhance the PingSen...
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Allow automatic WPA-enablement (based on some default policy settings) for newly discovered clusters/vms

As a sequel to https://automation-management.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/TURBO-I-321, it would provide great benefit to customers to have automatic (default) WPA settings for newly discovered clusters/VMs.
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1 Not under consideration