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Mark "downstream" services accordingly and filter them in the dashboard

Once you select "Automatically include Downstream Services in Applications" it would be interesting to: (1) See the "downstream services" marked as such in the "services" list and dependancy map etc. (2) Have an ability to turn on/off the downstr...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

Ability for Profiling IBM J9 runtime

Please add the ability for Profiling IBM J9 runtime
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 2 Not under consideration

understand which agent is used for monitoring a remote service

We are using remote monitoring of oracle-databases on some agents. How is it possible to identify in InstanaUI, which agent is executing the monitoring for a dedicated database / contains the config in configuration.yaml? This makes difficult al...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Indicate the reason for alert (e.g. instana-builtin, instana-custom-rule, etc.)

When an alert is fired, we never know its source. Would be great to have in the Alert itself an information of where it's coming from (smart alert, builtin, custom event, etc.)
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Get warning if heap-size for datastore in settings.hcl is smaller then recommended size

When Instana is setup, we can add in settings.hcl configurations related to the heap size of each Instana datastore/component. It would help to generate a warning (while running an instana command or directly in Instana itself) to alert that the g...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Future consideration

add floating border in UI

When viewing a call in Analyzing > Call, lets say a DB call lots of data regarding the query will not fit the right hand window. I know that you can hit the "Copy" button or use the slider in that frame but I want to do a screenshot with both C...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

Provide widgets or Overlay P95, P99 and P100 lines in details tab

Having the ability to visualize the different between P95, P99 and P100 will enable users to have an easier and more independent approach to configuring their policies. What we are not asking for is multiple actions. The action displayed should co...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Under review

Non interactive account to install IWS

We need to be able to install the IWS MDM with a NON interactive Linux IPA service account. KPMG service accounts do not allow login nor can you 'su - ' to them. At thif tim version 9.5 and 10 require the TWS user account to have login capable int...
about 2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Add support for C2S (Amazon’s classified Commercial Cloud Services cloud)

All federal intelligence agencies use C2S. In order to provide APM with Turbonomic to these customers, we must support C2S with Turbonomic.
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 1 Planned for future release

Consistent Resizing based on Example / Template Server Group-

We'd like to request an enhancement to the "Consistent Resizing" feature that would allow an "example" or "template" server group to drive the sizing actions of several other linked groups. We would like to be able to divide our servers into diffe...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Not under consideration