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

FILTER BY CATEGORY

Pinned ideas

View all
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?
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 480 of 1836

Improve i-Series agent performance

Using Instana to monitor IBM i-Series system is not being to successful due to the agent being to heavy on the CPU usage of the i-Series. We need an improvement on the performance of the agent, which currently is to heavy and clients are not willi...
16 days ago in Instana / IBM i / Sensor 0 Under review

Specify request & limits of pod Leader Elector

In https://github.com/instana/helm-charts/blob/main/instana-agent/values.yaml the Instana agent has defined cpu & memory requests and limits, see line 89.However, for the leader elector there are none. As a consequence the leader elector takes...
17 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Instana to support GPU monitoring on Openshift Container Platform

Hi, My customer ISBANK needs Instana to support GPU machines on openshift.Instana supports GPU monitoring for just standalone docker servers with GPUs. According to the result of a related case, we learned that there is no support for GPU monitori...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Sensor 0 Under review

Ability to setup event on multiple conditions

The possibility to compare / set into relation more than one value in an Event definition? I mean I have Data Source, Metric, Operator, ... - but only for _one_ parameter. What I need is something like this: Value A > 70% value of B -> Alert...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Role Based Access Control - Add Functionallity to be able to limit access to specific Platforms (Vmware, HMC)

Hello.We would like to limit user access to see only specific applications and hosts. We create group and we can exclude/include scope for website, applications, mobileapps and kubernetes.But we cannot exclude Platforms view for HMC and Vmware. Re...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Functionality already exists

Envoy proxy default address/port and sensor configuration

Preface: Currently monitoring envoy proxy metrics appears to REQUIRE setting the --admin-address-path command line flag. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-envoy-proxy#configuration Two ideas: S...
6 months ago in Instana / C / Team Proxies 0 Future consideration

Monitoring Weblogic - v14c not supported regarding IBM Instana documentation

Hi. Our big customer using Instana and core application on Weblogic. Recently they upgraded Weblogic ftom 12 > 14 but REGARDING Instana official documentation this is not supported: Currently supported versions are: 10gR3, 11gR1, 12cR1 and 12cR...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Future consideration

Add support for Tomcat Server Datasources using the Oracle UCP Driver

This would provide additional visibility into Tomcat applications that use the Oracle UCP datasource. Today there is no visibility for datasource usage on Tomcat servers using the UCP driver. This makes it difficult to correlate pool usage/availab...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

ktor library support

Everyone using Kotlin platform.
21 days ago in Instana / Java 0 Under review

Using Instana fully non-root after installation (docker)

We are expecting to use Instana fully non-root after the installation including Instana CLI commands such as start, stop and update.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Future consideration