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Support for podman on RHEL8 for Self-hosted backend server
At this point, we are not planning to add support for hosting the Instana backend with podman. The RHEL 8 docker package has been replaced by the container-tools module in RHEL 8 and some customers do not want to install docker-ce for RHEL 8 for t...
Message Bus Probe should expose endpoint to Rules File
Follow up for RFE 126508 / APAR IJ17178:Great that we now have the Sender of the request and that we no longer need to specify a fixed endpoint.But unfortunately, the endpoint (or the full URL) is not available as a Token variable in the rules fil...
On TDWC Console, to filter the Jobstreams in one views? when we create a new task , and on the 'General Filter' Page, under the 'Filter Criteria', Is there anyway he can specify more than one Jobstreams in the 'Job Stream Name' Text box so that he...
Add support for SHA256 encryption for SNMPv3 discovery and polling in ITNM
We all need a good hash encryption algorithm in SNMPv3. SHA 1 is likely to be broken and all the NE vendors and security policies are moving to SHA2. We opened the case TS007203260 recently and we were told that SHA256 support is not planned for t...
ASM Topology Dashboard Favorites Inner Status Coloring
When I create a topology dashboard template and set it as favorite, a nice bubble icon with status colors appear for topology drill down. The pie chart around the icon is actually showing status severity of all topology related objects. Which basi...
Require support for OAuth in Message Bus Probe when connecting to Azure
Support for Azure Secure Webhooks leveraging OAuth2 security with the Netcool Message Bus Probe. System:Integration of Message Bus with AzureActor: User requires Secure Webhook integration with Message Bus As our clients adopt more Cloud-native en...
Add support in REST API to set Dynamic agent offline or online.
Add support in REST API to set Dynamic agent offline or online.API should have same functionality as resource.sh. Similiar command to take DA offline (-setOffline) or online (-setOnline)./tws*****/ibm/TWA/TDWB/bin/resource.sh -usr TWS_ID -pwd xxxx...
Process to clean up old entities from active devices
Once a device is discovered bu ITNM, it creates many entities in NCIM database, representing the device, interfaces etc. If any of those entities are not valid anymore (e.g., one of the interfaces is disabled), it is not deleted from the database....
LDAP integration - automatic retrieve list of users and groups
It would be a useful feature that Instana, after the integration with LDAP, would automatically retrieve all users and groups from the LDAP according to the filter given in the LDAP configuration.
This way administration of new users would be m...
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