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PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...

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Edit the evaluation granularity for a smart alert

The minimum evaluation granularity for a smart alert is limited at 5 mins, We need to change it so that we get alerts related to slow calls etc which may not persist for more than 5 minutes. Below is a real time scenario. When will a person be ale...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Functionality already exists

To export all certified OID's with respect to Object types and certified KPI's in Sevone

Hi Team, Appreciated your all idea's . One more suggestion we required to provide that for future versions is to add option like "To export all certified OID's with respect to Object types and certified KPI's in Sevone" So it will be useful to kee...
5 months ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 4 Functionality already exists

Will it be helpful if can create instana filter based on OrgID , eventid etc to get TPS for merchant specific

Get the event transaction detail per second for merchant wise
10 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 3 Functionality already exists

Disable normal user login / automatically purge users from User DB

Customer wants to enable SSO. When they do this, they want to make sure that existing Instana users can no longer login with they email/password, and that new users can no longer create regular logins (only login via SSO).Once the user is deleted ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control 3 Functionality already exists

Automatic rebuild topological view after discovery

After run of discovery we need the automatic update of topological view for include new devices discovered. See also further datail in reported case.
over 2 years ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Functionality already exists

Allow capability to change TimeZone

Please allow capability to change the timezone. We have multiple teams globally and each of them see instana which shows time in their own timezone.But while reviewing together, most of the time we want to change it to one timezone, say EST so tha...
6 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Functionality already exists

Agent liveness check

While Instana Agent offers a health endpoint, this endpoint is only available on the localhost we are seeking a reliable way of validating that the agent is running by ie polling a heartbeat of liveness check without the need for another monitorin...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 3 Functionality already exists

Allow filtration by entity type in Group Management page

We have tons of groups for all sorts of use cases. Currently there's only exact match search, which is not the best especially when there are so many to filter from and having all engineers keep track of all sorts of naming conventions is not simp...
11 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 3 Functionality already exists

Map Groups with SAML (Okta)

We have SSO setup for the Instana Backend using SAML with Okta. We would like to be able to map groups provided by the Idp to Instana roles/groups. The ability to map our internal LDAP groups to Instana groups would give us the ability to apply ac...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control / Security and Compliance 2 Functionality already exists

Unified UI for DASH(Cloud) and ITNM(On-premise)

For Telus customer, we are deploying the NOI on cloud(Redhat Openshift) and ITNM on on-premise VM. Customer is looking for a single place to access all the GUI components (WebGUI, Impact, ITNM) . It is very easy to access the GUI in single place t...
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 2 Functionality already exists