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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
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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Nightly Plans Cluster Resize (By Host)

A customer is looking for additional information to be made available from our Nightly Plans run. They would like to include a Cluster RightSize calculation or, be provided with the number of hosts can be suspended. They calculate on a daily basis...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Under review

Verify via API when the Nightly Plans Are Completed

Some customers run overnight processes to evaluate capacity and availability data from Turbo to be integrated into other internal systems. These programs need to run only after our Nightly Plans process has finished up. They have requested a simpl...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / APIs 0 Under review

Prompt to Confirm UI Delete Function

In The UI, when the user chooses to delete a reservation or a target, we would like an "Are You Sure" type of prompt to confirm that the Delete is truly purposeful and not something accidental. This feature will help save time and aggravation when...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

mulesoft api support in instana

I dont see instana agent capturing any api level metrices for mulesoft anypoint api, even though we installed the instana agent on eks cluster hosting mulesoft RTF. its of no help as far as application monitoring is concerned
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 3 Needs more information

Would like Instana to support the writing of the agent logs to the syslog system - See support request 30210

We have both aix and linux agents. We had both agents successfully writing to our syslog for quite some time (> 9 months). Recently (perhaps 6 weeks ago), after we upgraded our agents, the aix agent no longer writes to the syslog. The linux age...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Single pane to view all restarted containers and pods for a deployment

At present there is no single view to see the graphs related to contianers those are created after restart of pods in a deployment. As these all containers belong to same deployment they should show restart-event and continuous graph related to co...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Needs more information

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 1 month ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Instana on Openshift to use default ingress certificate

Hi, We install instana on openshift on my customer environment, customer wants that instana to use default ingress certificate for itself and not give tls.key and tls.crt files again on instana installation on openshift container platform.Because ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Self Hosted 0 Under review

Openshift GPU Monitoring

In instana APM tool there is no information about gpus working on redhat openshift. It will be very useful to monitor gpu metrics, info and utilization data for openshift clusters connected to instana.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Allow moving of VM's on a datastore not in a Storage Cluster to a datastore in a Storage Cluster and vice-versa

Allow moving of VM's on a datastore not in a Storage Cluster to a datastore in a Storage Cluster and vice-versa. Currently this type of action is blocked due to a Turbo limitation not a VMware limitation. This is needed when customers have to migr...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Under review