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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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Improve adding groups to "Volumes" and "Database" policies

Currently, when changing the scope of a policy, the new scope overrides the old scope once saved. This only occurs for database policies and volume policies, not virtual machine policies. For example, if i have a policy and the scope is for group ...
24 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Submitted

Ability to customize built-in rules

Ability to customize built-in rules
2 months ago in Instana 0 Future consideration

Feature to change Instana metrics granularity / polling interval

There is a 1s granularity hard-coded in Instana. That is for example for host metrics and JVM etc. It would be great if we could increase the granularity at will in UI admin settings and at agent-level in configurations. For performance related re...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Increasing the largest selectable timeframe in dashboard more than 1 month

Hi, Is there any way to expand the timespan for more than one month? If not, this is a clear needs for all of our customers. BR
2 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 1 Needs more information

Send a NodeClickedOn from JazzSM's WebWidget

having the capability of sending NodeclickedOn event from custom HTML and/or Netcool Impact operator views, extends the usability of both products. it increase the interactivity capabilities enormously.. as you can then have completely custom page...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Log4Net & SeriLog missing tags

Instana's log monitoring supports several very useful default tags, some of these tags are sadly not filled in for the popular .NET (Framework) logging frameworks, see below. Please fill these tags such that we can actually use the log monitoring,...
9 days ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 0 Submitted

Application Perspective creation improvements

When creating/updating an AP following improvements are suggested: - A "notes" field writing in for which purpose this AP was created- A "tag" field in which tags can be entered manually which can be used in the AP overview to group by.
17 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Add "Connection Pool" metric for JBoss EAP 7

I need to monitor the http connection pool usage on some jboss eap 7 instances. I am looking for the following metrics:- available in EAP 7.0.9 & 7.1. The runtime statistics can be obtained via JMX MBeans org.xnio:type=Xnio,provider="nio",work...
17 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

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?
17 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

Ability to apply folder structure in application perspectives

In our setup we are monitoring performance of each deployed app. This can lead to 1000s of APs which will completely flood the current application perspective overview. The idea we suggest is to have the ability to apply a folder structure in whic...
17 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted