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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 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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Application Batch process Monitoring

Instana Application monitoring services are not reporting the data statistics as expected. Basically the service in question is a database one which is running on DB2 db. Whenever a batch execution happens there's a bunch of calls being made by th...
7 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Planned for future release

Agent Monitoring AMQP status

Currently MQ sensor only support channel status and MQTT channel status, AMQP type is not supported yet. So you will see it in channel table, but channel status is not in the same table with common channels. MQ's output of dis chstatus(*) and dis ...
7 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Future consideration

IIS Reset dependency for .net framework application

For the IIS hosted applications as per the Instana documentation it is required to perform IIS reset to properly instrument application. We want to eliminate the dependency to perform IIS reset.
7 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Not under consideration

Add Entity Aspects to SaaS Reporting

In recreating some of the Embedded Reporting dashboards used in the field, there are cases where aspect data was used in the reports. It would be great to see many of these aspects added to the SaaS reporting for clients to be able to have access ...
7 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Planned for future release

Government System Use Warning

We have been going through our annual assessment for ATO the last few weeks and one of the artifacts that we needed to present is a screenshot of a “Government System Use” warning for Instana. I’m sure you have run across something like this in th...
7 months ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Not under consideration

Scope - Host availability detection

under System rule "Host availability detection", we would like have option for Scope setting, for instance Selected entitites by Zone or by Host Name.
7 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Azure pacemaker not compatible or supported by IBM for Workload Automation.

We have the IWS masters and Agents(SAP) on Azure cloud. As we are using IBM DB2 for master as primary database, DBA team uses IBM pacemaker for the high availability and redundancy. But on the SAP clients, SAP team uses Azure Pacemaker for the hig...
7 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Under review

Re : Ability to generate dynamic reports like Grafana using API or other query method

Ad-hoc query and support for Prometheus . For 5G RAN monitoring such as Samsung 5G already build in with Prometheus data output. Ability to combine multiple indicators and perform some calculation for reporting
7 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 0 Planned for future release

Re : SDI support larger volume of data point during report generation

Customer would like to run monthly metric reports for capacity usage.Response from SDI error is "Too many data points" when report is execute for 500 devices or more for CPU utilization as an example.
7 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 4 Planned for future release

Re : Splunk Widget to support API Token authentication

Customer is existing and SevOne and Splunk customer. Splunk administrator do not allow any username/password authentication into any production system
7 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 0 Not under consideration