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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
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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multiple active DASH Systems and one ASM Core

actually the ASM UI service registers console connections with one JazzSM DASH System. But if you have a large scale environment, where users are loged into multiple DASH Systems, that ASM does only register with one active DASH system. Means, ASM...
about 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Provide Kerberos support for UserIDs in DWC Engine connections

UserID to connect to IWSz controller and DB2 reporting database via DWC engine currently requires a known password. Enable DWC engine connections to use Kerberos authentication to avoid the use of known passwords.
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Support Grafana template variables

The grafana plugin doesn't support template variables, can we please enable them?
about 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Planned for future release

Connect IWS to CyberArk to allow CLI to function.

Connect IWS to CyberArk, to allow checking of password change from vault, to alleviate static passwords, used within the conman and composer CLI
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Monitoring of Oracle E-Business application

Monitoring Oracle E-Business is not as simple as monitoring a java app with a single jar. It is difficult for the Instana agent to attach to jvm for Oracle E-Business. Some customers desire to monitor their Oracle EBS. Therefore, it would be nice ...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Java 1 Not under consideration

MSSQL Databases table usability improvements

The databases table for MSSQL is very useful to pinpoint which database is causing a high resource load, but the presentation of this table makes it hard to use: 1. The columns for User Connections, Virtual File Reads, Virtual File Writes and Tran...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Add using MS Active Directory user groups for managing user acces.

Give different access to the Instana application for members of Active Directory user group and not for specific user. Requested by Banks Security team
about 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Functionality already exists

add cgroups v2 PSI metrics to Instana

With the cgroupv2 starting to emerge maybe is a good idea to start collecting and using the PSI metrics available in machines/containers that enabled cgroupsv2. They are valid for Servers and containers. You can find details here about the PSI met...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Add support for tracing HTTP CONNECT method

Many organizations require the use of an inline user-space (e.g., Squid) proxy when apps connect to the Internet. It would be very useful for the Instana agent to instrument common Java libraries to capture not only GET, PUT, etc., but also HTTP C...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Java 2 Future consideration

Locate Dependency Loops in DWC(Show Plan View)

This makes Dependency Loops graphically visible in the Show Plan View option
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration