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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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Allow for file encryption keys to be provided by the customer and utilized in encryption of data at rest in the platform

Allow for customers of Turbonomic / ParkMyCloud to encrypt their data at rest in the platform by exposing an Azure KeyVault that Turbo can reach out to and connect/pull down rotating encryption keys. This allows the customer to maintain control of...
2 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 0 Submitted

Exclude target category that has no associated rows from the Target Type Filter

In Target Configuration page, it seems we have all target categories included in the target type filter. For Azure, the target type shall be Azure Service Principal, or Azure Subscription. So when selecting Azure, there is no result returned. Disc...
2 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Add MongoDB package to the synthetic monitoring script runners

Please add the official MongoDB NodeJS driver package (https://www.npmjs.com/package/mongodb) to the script VM runners that are utilized by the Synthetic Monitoring Tests. Package can be used to enable Synthetic moniroring tests and smart alerts t...
2 days ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Submitted

Add kubernetes pod emphemeral storage usage as metric

Hi all, When monitoring critical k8s deployments which have an ephemeral storage limit defined, it is essential to actively keep track on the current usage and get an alert once the limit is nearly reached. It might be possible to get these metric...
2 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted

IBM SevOne NPM TMForum API standard usage and adoption

Create a simpler System to System digital data communication or exchange and scalable integration based on the variety of TMForum APIs (i.e. 621, 639 or 642)
3 days ago in SevOne / Other 3 Future consideration

Allow temporary group creation within Plan function of the tool

Many times for running plans, I have to create a VM group here and a host group there. They all end up sitting in the environment indefinitely until I explicitly look for them for cleaning (being able to look for them by "Last Used" or "Last Updat...
3 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Planning 1 Submitted

Search in EventViewer - CNEA

When searching for a device in EventViewer - IBM_Cloud_Analytics, it should display the entire grouping for which it is part of + individual alarms (Individual_Alarm.png + CEACorrelationDetail_Group.PNG). Currently it displays it, only if it is si...
4 days ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Submitted

Request for Alibaba Cloud (AliCloud) Support in Turbonomic

Dear Turbonomic Production Team, Turbonomic currently lacks support for Alibaba Cloud, and I strongly believe that incorporating this support would be invaluable, especially given the significant presence of Alibaba Cloud in the Chinese market. No...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 2 Not under consideration

add DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS to custom polling Oracle

this is usefull as 1 sec graularity for DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS will rise license issue in ORACLE. To add DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS to custom polling ensure customer not to breach ORA license as Instana Agent Remote login and read tablespa...
9 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Add a description field of at least 256 characters to Groups and Policies to allow for annotation of when and why they were created for and what other objects they correspond to.

Just as this description field is used in this idea submission, a description field in the Groups and Policies will allow us to tag them with metadata that will be useful in remembering when and why we created them.
11 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Future consideration