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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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Alerts/Smart Alerts on Monitoring events

Looks like you can only get an alert for every single jvm_attach_generic error. We would only want an alert when this event reaches a certain threshold. Lets say for example, one thousand events in 30 minutes. We do expect to get a certain amount ...
9 days ago in Instana Core / SLO/SLI (STAN) / Alert 0 Submitted

Custom dashboards: Big number percent widget

Background and context When creating custom dashboards and specifically the big number widget we are currently limited to show data from a dataset for where a specific filter can be created. There is no way to show a relation between two datasets....
9 days ago in Instana Core / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Mobile Monitoring: Filter out network errors by default so mean latency is correct

Background and context The mean latency information in mobile monitoring is currently very skewed by that some calls show extremely high latencies. This is due to that Instana measures some corner cases that is not really interesting from performa...
9 days ago in Instana Core / Real User Monitoring 0 Submitted

Analytics: Filter backend calls based on origin == mobile app

Background and context The context of this idea is that Instana is monitoring a backend api + a mobile app which is using that backend api. In this scenario there is a risk of getting other sources of traffic (scraping bots, malicious actors, frau...
9 days ago in Instana Core / Tracing 0 Submitted

Add support for SHA256 encryption for SNMPv3 discovery and polling in ITNM

We all need a good hash encryption algorithm in SNMPv3. SHA 1 is likely to be broken and all the NE vendors and security policies are moving to SHA2. We opened the case TS007203260 recently and we were told that SHA256 support is not planned for t...
7 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 1 Future consideration

TSA MP supported for AWS

The purpose of this RFE is to request support of Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on AWS. One of the IBM project teams at large customer needs an official support of Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms on AWS multi AZ environmen...
about 2 years ago in Tivoli System Automation 3 Needs more information

We would like event rules to trigger off of object changes in the database and in the plan

We would like to allow application teams to perform updates in our production environment and we would like to have an event rule trigger when objects are updated in the database and/or in the plan and then send the following information either th...
10 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Topology Manager Observer for Ericsson Orchestrator

Customer RFP to replace Ericson CNEX is asking for a service assurance solution that includes events, performance and topology and the only missing part is topology.
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Need Security in the TEPS to work in the same way that it does from the 3270 enhanced

Hello, We need to have commands (should be covered by takeaction security elements) that need to get executed under the ID of the person logged on (the resolved ID if using user mapping). However, we then need situations to be executed under the t...
5 months ago in ITM-APM Products 1 Under review

Better control over snmp polling for big network devices

ITNM has two different strategies for polling interfaces depending on the use of a polling filter: - Strategy 1 (when no polling filter is defined): poll all OIDs for each interface. - Strategy 2 (when a polling filter is defined): group multiple ...
5 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Future consideration