Skip to Main Content
Cloud Management and AIOps


This is an IBM Automation portal for Cloud Management and AIOps products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • 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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


ADD A NEW IDEA

FILTER BY CATEGORY

Instana

Showing 426 of 1720

Offline events for critical infra components

The current Instana alerting isn't picking up when a critical infra component is off the map. I.e. a system that was previously receiving a large amount of calls suddenly is gone (i.e. a database back-end). REWE suggest that Instana should "know" ...
12 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Alert notifications per user/team

Instead of defining integrations for Slack/Email, etc. a user, if affected for an alert, should be able to setup his preferred way of being contacted through a user profile alike approach. This is only relevant for alerting options having user acc...
12 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

"tag prefixes" in infrastructure map

Suppose we have 3 agents with the following tags:agent1: app=shop1agent2: app=shop2agent3: app=shop1 + app=shop2When I open the InfraMap grouped by tag prefix “app=” I see two groups (shop1 and shop2) and the agent3 belongs to one of them – depend...
12 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

allow users to comment "configuration elements"

please help users to document configured elements inside Instana with comment/description-fields on at least following configuration dialogs: - Create Application Perspective - Configure Services - Configure Endpoints - Access Control – Roles - Ac...
12 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Submitted

Ability to clone events

It would be great to have an ability to clone existing event configurations.
12 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Context-sensitive tag picker on the infrastructure map

please make the tag-picker on the infrastructure map context-sensitive: With an active dynamic focus filter it should only show tags that are defined on matching agents.
12 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Submitted

Tag prefix defintion for teams in RBAC avoiding uncontrolled growth in APs

To avoiding an uncontrolled growth in APs, we suggest to set tag-prefixes per team to allow an easy recognition and applying of naming convention for APs.
12 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

use "Application Info" in filters

lot of application-related and other info is collected by Instana and e. g. shown in the sidebar of dashboards. Example: Is it anyhow possible to use such values in filters? Usecase: I want to get an overview about all springboot services that sti...
12 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Submitted

Improve usability of "Process Top List"

When I open a host dashboard, obviously the newest available “Top Process List” is shown, that is inside the selected timerange. It would be very useful in troubleshooting, if we could flexibly select the interesting timestamp of the “Process Top ...
12 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Instana Agent minimal requirements pre-req check and notification

Instana Agent minimal requirements pre-req check and notification
12 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted