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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • 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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We want to make a group of groups. Currently not possible

There are multiple business cases. ONE: A group of all the groups of prod servers that have been rightsized. And having that one group - enables the Turbonomic Tech Champion to keep an eye on them for performance issues. TWO: Group of Application...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Future consideration

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...
12 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...
12 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 2 Needs more information

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

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 ...

Authentication with OMNIbus jconnect only supports passwords up to 30 characters

Customer is using the ObjectServer for authentication of users logging into WebGUI/DASH. The password for the users is coming over an LDAP-integration of the ObjectServer. For users that do not have OMNIbus client libraries and due to password siz...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 1 Future consideration

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:...
6 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Instana tracing supporting envoy >= 1.22

We want to upgrade to envoy 1.22 but as of yet instana does not provide tracing for this version. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-envoy-distributed-tracing-binaries#envoy-115-and-later
22 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Under review

Modify Turbonomic recommendations / actions before I approve them

When I negotiate a lesser reduction with an App owner, I would like to modify Turbo’s recommendation and still have Turbo perform the action. Having Turbonomic perform the action is advantageous because Turbo can then report that the action was ta...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Under review

IWS agents to be cluster aware

IWS agents are not cluster aware and as such are not supported in environments that are clustered and as such not supported. We are running FTA agents on RHEL pacemaker clusters using nfs but are also assessing other remote file system solutions e...
12 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted