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PINNED Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently, customer can enable HSTS for EUM and all nginx components (so everything except agent traffic) by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations (opt-in). That EUM settings affect also HSTS on the Instana backend i.e., for at ap...
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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Support for r2dbc

Hi team, opening this feature request on behalf of a customer to support monitoring of r2dbc projects which is "the new cool way to access databases" :) Comments from customer:"we have a fully reactive Spring-Boot application which uses R2DBC to a...
4 months ago in Instana / Agent / Java / Sensor 0 Under review

Instana Self-Hosted make ports 8080 and 8081 configureable

Customer cannot use Instana onPrem environment as onPrem Instana requires 8080 and 8081 ports and doesn't allow to change the ports during installation. There is a software installed on all servers in customer environment as per policy of the cust...
5 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Not under consideration

Access audit logs to server to use in SPLUNK

Would like to have logs written to the server. As an on-prem customer, we keep tabs on the server and logs with Splunk. Go getting the audit log via the UI isn't the best solution for their use case.
6 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Future consideration

Tracing through Ivory & CICS Transaction Gateway (CTG) with Instana

SOAP endpoints running in CICS are recognised in Instana as endpoints only when served through an Ivory Server and the CICS Transaction Gateway (CTG). Native CTG tracing should provide insights required to expose endpoints as Service entities in I...
6 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Needs more information

Instana Backend on ARM

Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
8 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Future consideration

Signing Instana agent images

Instana agent images should be digitally signed to verify content integrity.
8 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Support Grafana template variables

The grafana plugin doesn't support template variables, can we please enable them?
9 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Not under consideration

Need a way to visualize TWS objects in a text mode in DWC

Our user base depends on text visualization and the ability to view, modify, update TWS objects in a text format. This is not via Composer. DWC has no such functionality and we are trying to deploy DWC but adoption will be slow without some way to...
9 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

TNCM support for googles gNMI protocol for device configuration

being able to use gNMI protocol for device configuration, one of the customer VF Corp is looking for this support to replace CA configuration Manager
9 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 2 Not under consideration

Add Active Directory referral support to TEMS SDS client

Enables customers to benefit from the TEMS SDS security client for validating both the TEMS & TEPS login credentials where Active Directory is configured to use the LDAP referral feature. Currently the LDAP referral feature is not supported i...
9 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Under review