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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 Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Display QAUDJRN audit metrics in customized dashboard

This capability would be useful for our AS400 customers who needs to parse their QAUDJRN audit journal metrics to a dashboard. So far, Instana can retrieve the metrics but unable to display it properly in its dashboard. We can extract the journal ...
24 days ago in Instana / IBM i 1 Submitted

Visibility of sensitive data

From the transactional portal of a client that performs a query to the iSeries and is displayed in Instana, from the “analytics” functionality some sensitive data is evidenced that must be filtered. It was detected that from a call to the database...
24 days ago in Instana / .NET 0 Submitted

Being able search Instana using the api name and then be able to drill down to related artifacts

When requests comes into Moneygram’s third-party API Gateway service, Moneygram would like the events to relay and show custom variables like the following three columns: “API”=“detailLookup”, RT (response time)=198ms, and service= https://ws.mone...
24 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Add support for Blocking sessions - Cassandra

Verizon is requesting support for providing number of and list of blocking sessions in Cassandra.
25 days ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Submitted

current documentation implies that VCPU Resize Min threshold works in all cases

this caused consternation at the client - where several hours were wasted because of a lack of clarity about how this policy setting works. Current documentation is here,. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/tarm/8.12.2?topic=infrastructure-virtual-machin...
25 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Documentation 0 Submitted

WebSphere Java metrics obtained directly from the Dynatrace probe

Turbonomic Dynatrace probe does not currently support Heap and GC metrics specifically for WebSphere. The supported method for collecting this data is through the native WebSphere probe. If the Dynatrace probe support WebSphere metrics fully then ...
25 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 1 Submitted

Documentation Upgrades

Recently went through installing an Instana Kubernetes cluster and we had significant issues due to the documentation. It is too vague, misleading, and the examples given are often confusing or incomplete. We got answers from support individuals t...
25 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted

We need an alternative to the Hashicorp vault

I continue to run into more customers that demand a vault other than Hashicorp as a way to securely store credentials for the configuration.yaml file. Previously, I opened this idea, but it was rejected: https://ideas.ibm.com/ideas/INSTANA-I-271 I...
25 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Need to be able to export Turbonomic data to 2 different locations

We have a need to export Turbonomic data to 2 different targets. We are currently exporting data to ThoughtSpot, and also need to be able to export data to our DataLake.
26 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 0 Submitted

As a user I would like to push Kafka topics to multiple brokers/consumers, so that I can use built-in SaaS reporting as well as provide the data for internal BI teams

Please see attached for details for consideration. It would provide great benefit to be able to utilize kafka connectors to asynchronously push data to other consumers rather than the current 1:1 producer:consumer to data explorer today.
26 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Custom Workflows 0 Submitted