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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?
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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AWS EMR Cluster Support and handling

Turbo does not inherently recognize this particular type of device (EMR Cluster) as a “special handling” instance; in effect it sees a list of instances that can be optimized. Without scaling these devices concurrently/consistently, the cluster wi...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 1 Not under consideration

Add Required Investment to Top Accounts Widget Download

When you download from the Top Accounts widget, Potential Savings are part of the export, but the Required Investments are not included. This skews the data and could lead our clients who use this report to conclude that investments are less impor...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Needs more information

Exclusive DMVPN modelling support with-in ITNM

Please refer this case for more details TS010340472
3 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration

Connection Object Server as a datasource to Impact/TIP through Cyber Ark

Hello, Our Company initiates a process to use username and password through cyber ark only. They ask if the application usernames and password our netcool infastructure use can go through cyber ark or not? For example - We are using impactadmin u...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Support AWS Cloudfront

Hello, Would it be possible to monitor AWS Cloudfront services in Instana ? Regards, Quentin
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Include utilization data in the Action that Turbonomic send to ServiceNow

We need to show justification on the Action submitted to ServiceNow by Turbonomic. e.g. for VM resize Action ....we will need to be able to capture (on the SNOW ticket) the utilization data of the VM (current utilization AND the predicted utilizat...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Custom Workflows 1 Future consideration

Add possibility to analyze deployed version if different technologies

As Instana is capturing the currently deployed version of a software, we would like use this information in order to search for vulnerable and outdated versions (in addition to a source-based dependency analysis). We did try to analyze the deploye...
3 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Future consideration

Add time shift comparison on a weekly base

Update: I've just seen this is already implented :) Dear Instana Devs and POs, We really like the newly introduced "Time Shift" feature of Instana. However, for our use cases, the options "Previous Timeframe" and "Yesterday" are often not sufficie...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Functionality already exists

Instana openAPI should also provide Annotation Results for a POD/Deployment

When doing a call via the Instana open API, the current Snapshots are just containing the LABELS but no ANNOTATION. It would be really good also to see ANNOTATIONS as they also contain important data.
3 months ago in Instana / API-C 0 Future consideration

Put all actions together, regardless of whether they are complete or not

If there are some actions that you're trying to monitor within one change window and some take longer than others, or some don't trigger until a later time, or whatever other reason there might be, you will be in a place where your actions and exe...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Not under consideration