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Log4Net & SeriLog missing tags

Instana's log monitoring supports several very useful default tags, some of these tags are sadly not filled in for the popular .NET (Framework) logging frameworks, see below. Please fill these tags such that we can actually use the log monitoring,...
10 days ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 0 Submitted

Source address to traces/calls

It would be great to have some kind of source information always visible for traces/calls. However it is not always feasible to have the source application instrumented, or even to have an Instana-agent installed on the source host/node. Could...
10 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Ability to customize & create banners in IWO

A tiny customizable banner at the top of the page would allow us to inform users when we have planned actions. It would also allow us to provide helpful information, such as if there is a temporary outage or data is missing, etc.
11 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Custom URL Tool with UserID

Want to be able to create a customer URL tool that also shows the userID of the user that clicks on the customer URL tool. The current documentation was incorrect as it was using cookies as follows: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/networkmanager/4.2.0...
11 days ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Submitted

Update OMNIbus WebGUI to process ExtendedAttr as if it was Details

With NcKL being moved away from details() and instead using nvp inside ExtendedAttr, we need a way to make that field (ExtendedAttr) human readable/consumable. A fourth tab should be added to an alarm when double-clicked (Information tool), which ...
14 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

monitor and alert for kubernetes job failures

It would be a great value add to have the ability to monitor and alert for kubernetes job failures. Our system runs a few cronjob nightly and we currently have no way to alert when one of these kubernetes jobs fails.
15 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Turbonomic VLAN ID Merge and Mapping for vCenter portgroups with different names but same VLAN IDs

Our superclusters are spread between two VDS within vCenter, 1 for our legacy 10gbe network and the other for our 25gbe ACI network. vCenter requires the port group names to be unique and the unique naming is preventing Turbonomic from merging the...
16 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 3 Planned for future release

Tracing support for Compute type message flow node

instana ace tracing supports MQ/HTTP node type, customer TrinaSolar is using lots of message flow nodes with Compute type when developing integreation applications. customer would like INSTANA can trace the http call handled by Compute node.
16 days ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Submitted

Enhance the Workload Widget to show where new workloads are coming from to properly estimate and manage Turbo licenses.

There is a widget called Workload Improvement – and it has 3 types, On-Prem, Cloud and Hybrid. I think it would be VERY useful if we add various parameters to this graph (focusing mostly on cloud) 1)Provider (aws, gcp, azure0 2) Subscription (Acco...
17 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

URLs for direct access to Action Center & Action Center Details

Desired customer use case: Customer is leveraging webhooks to send pending Turbo actions directly to end-users. They want a way to expose a link that takes the user directly to the Action Center Details view for a given entity/action. Today, we ca...
17 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted