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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 Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...

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Display deployment markers in Event views

Smart Alerts with adaptive thresholds is a nice feature to detect anomalies. Very often these anomalies are triggered by a change in the system (for example a deployment). Many graphs in Instana display the deployment markers for this reason, but ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Allow RACF surrogate authority to be used in the configureDb.sh script to define the DB2 database for a DWC running on z/OS

As discussed in case TS012239863, when defining a DB2 for z/OS database it is not necessary to run the SQL (whether it is run as batch job, as a BPXBATCH invocation of a script, or directly as a script under OMVS) under the userid that has SYSADM ...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

use of generic caracters in SDOM ACL and ROLES definitions

To help selecting an defining objects. For now just @ is allowed,we need the use of a single caractere selection possibility, like for jobs or schedules selection
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

just retain the name of original schedule in the schedule userjobs

If the schedule is not in carryfroward, its diffciult to retrieve original schedule in the userjobs schedule
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Have EventGateway to associate symptom Events to Root Cause Events by using @ServerSerial-@ServerName instead of @Serial

In an environment with ITNM connected to a Helper ObjectServer Pair, the Event Gateway is associating the Symptom events NmosSerial with the Serial Number of the Root Cause event in the Helper ObjectServer, this causes the Root Cause to Symptom ev...
over 3 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Not under consideration

Instana: Ability to disable a micrometer metric (EhCache metric has known performance/out of memory issues)

Currently in Instana you have the ability to either enable or disable the entire micrometer collection.You don't have the ability to disable one or some of its metrics. The EhCache metric has known performance/out of memory issues when dealing wit...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Java 0 Future consideration

Trigger alerts depending on several events linked with an AND

We currently use offline events in a static JBoss environment to trigger an incident at the control centre. Unfortunately, agent updates, for example, lead to the agents being switched offline in extreme cases. It would be very helpful if offline ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Alert 3 Is a defect

the "seasonality details" page does not use the preferences. it should pick up the user preferences

when selecting details on seasonal events, the date format changes to dd-mm-yyyy. it should take on the properties set in the user preferences, so the format does not change between the main cloud event manager event list and the additional details.
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Provide enhancements for Splunk Integration

It’s nice to see we can navigate to Splunk directly from Instana however I still see some enhancements can be made like below, Support of custom names for field names for PODs E.g: As per Instana the POD name key will be kubernetes.pod_name howeve...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Logging 0 Future consideration

OpenResty Alpine Module Build for Nginx tracing 1.19.9

Customer is trying to monitor kong.They currently use image based on an alpine image: https://hub.docker.com/layers/kong/library/kong/2.5.1-alpine/images/sha256-6896f87b90dcea49ee7009a9963a709e5644ebf0dff8491d2c010bf7fab6a974?context=exploreThey w...
over 2 years ago in Instana 0 Not under consideration