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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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Reminder message for user if the logging level is left outside of Info.

Oftentimes if there is an issue where a customer has to do some deep digging on an issue the logging level is changed from Info to perhaps Debug or Trace level. Sometimes mistakes are made and the logging level is not set back to Info. When this h...
4 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Add imported groups to the Groups management page

Idea: Add a new section to the Settings|Groups management page that shows imported groups and their origin Currently, when you navigate to Settings|Groups, you do not see groups that have been imported from vCenter or other targets. The imported ...
4 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Add threshold for response time NFR in custom dashboards

To be able to compare the measured response time with our given non functional requirements regarding response time it would be helpful to set a constant value for the response time threshold in a time series widget in custom dashboards.
4 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Allow stream name alias on event rule.

We would like each time the monitored stream completes or errors (multiple times a day), a submitted stream gets alias with a unique name by the event rule. Aliasing a submitted stream is not functioning on IWS 9.5. Event Rule errors. For example:...
4 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Check disk space of pods before attempting instrumentation

Check disk space of pods before attempting instrumentation. Instana injects a 12 MB jar file in the /tmp folder if pods in the OCP cluster. If the pods do not have enough space, then the pods may be evicted. By checking if there is enough space be...
10 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Capture Restarts for PODs across time

To give a customer a visibility over how their PODs are performing, if there was any restart happening due to lack of Memory which could help the customer how application pods are performing and also can be used in the POV as how we are helping th...
10 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 2 Needs more information

Allow navigation to groups directly from the groups management page

As a user while I am managing groups I would like the ability to navigate to a group so that I don't have to click Search->Groups->Type the Group name->Then select the group
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

See VM's Group Membership

I’d like to see what Turbo groups a server belongs to when scoped to that server.
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

Implement Custom Roles & RBAC Control via Entity/Tag

This would benefit all users of Turbonomic by allowing administrators to define custom roles, as well as the permissions applied to these roles either globally or by entity/tag and their respective child objects. This would enable application owne...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 4 Future consideration

Ability to resize Azure App Service Plans

Our app service plan environment is extremely overprovisioned, similar to our Virtual Machines, disks, and databases because of the ease of resizing through azure portal. Some of these plans cost a significant amount of money, and they are seeing ...