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.

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

Pinned ideas

View all
PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

Instana

Showing 188

Add possibility to exclude entity from scope

I faced a problem with excluding one service from scope in Dynamic Focus Query when I tried to add alert for critical incidents. Also the same for PA, I can use only AND or OR operators. It will a good if you add possibility to exclude service fro...
9 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 1 Not under consideration

Link the Trace ID from Instana UI to external ELK dashboard

For Instana monitoring z/OS application, there are more detail monitoring metrics from z/OS platform and usually be avialable in ELK stack. The trace data catpured by Instana on z/OS has some correlation with the transactional metrics collected by...
9 months ago in Instana / IBM Z 0 Not under consideration

Modify Custom Zone and Tags of the agents from Instana web UI

Currently when we wish to modify the custom zone or the tags for one agent, we need to connect to the host, go to the configuration.yaml and change the file. For security reason, it isn't always possible to connect manually to the host. I wish to ...
9 months ago in Instana / Agent 6 Not under consideration

Add support for Memory allocation rate for .NET Core, Java, PHP, Ruby

The Instana profiling documentation states for which technologies Instana currently supports Memory allocation rate (Golang, Node.js, Python). The following are missing .NET Core, Java, PHP, Ruby. Link to documentation: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en...
9 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Instana should support memory profiling for dotnet core applications

at present dot net core applications can show CPU profiling only. I could not have a view of memory profiles. that is why have to reply on manual profiling. Please provide this integration. One of out app is showing continuos increasing memory thanks
9 months ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 1 Not under consideration

Instana agent is not supported for K3S kubernete platform. Since this is a slim version and can deployed on IOT platform, we have seen customer are using this in Production

Instana agent is not supported for K3S kubernete platform. Since this is a slim version and can deployed on IOT platform, we have seen customer are using this in Production. This can be good candidate to consider for implemented and we have tested...
9 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Not under consideration

K8-Deployment Environment Variables from Kubernetes Secrets should not be visible in process Environment Variables

Introduction: --------------- Our enterprise company uses instana as a shared open platform for all our developers and teams. We recently noticed that some of the teams have visible secrets in the process views.Also, we use strict secret Filtering...
9 months ago in Instana / Agent / Security and Compliance 1 Not under consideration

Enable Smart Alerts for Traces

This would be useful because there are certain scenarios where certain types of data can only be categorized by filters by trace level instead of call level. Currently alerts and smart alerts can only be setup to filter by calls and not trace leve...
9 months ago in Instana / Alert 4 Not under consideration

PHP CLI Support Configuration in Instana-Agent

As an Instana user, I would like to have PHP CLI support configuration in the instana-agent, so that the PHP sensor always initializes without needing to rely on a running php-fpm process for auto-detection. This would be especially useful when tr...
9 months ago in Instana / PHP 1 Not under consideration

Increase app_data_short_term max. value

Our company is working with banks as customers. For compliance reasons we have to store all traces,logs,... for at least 3 Months. In you documentation there is a config attribute called "app_data_short_term". Your support told me the max. value i...
9 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Not under consideration