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PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.

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Instana should allow to raise Events -> Alerts based upon log messages

Instana currently relies on metrics to create Events which can raise Alerts. Applications often have some known error codes or messages which refer to specific issues that may not be immediately evident by some of the metrics collected by the solu...
8 months ago in Instana / Alert / Logging 0 Future consideration

Java ECS Collector on Nginx docker image

From support case TS013962979 "We explained to the customer that Java ECS Collector in an Nginx Docker Image is not supported at the moment, however, they would like to try https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=agents-aws...
8 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Tracing 2 Future consideration

Monitoring rootless Podman process

Hello, We would like to monitor our rootless podman process Best Regards
8 months ago in Instana / Sensor 6 Future consideration

Oracle DB - Instance status and Listener Status

I didn't find any parameters to set these alerts for Oracle. Below are the statuses required. These are very key and basic for creating alerts on Oracle DB. · ASM Disk Space Alerts [WARNING], [CRITICAL]· Database Instance Status [UP],[DOWN]· Datab...
8 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Add business metrics to Instana traces for IIB and ACE

The current implementation of both IBM Integration Bus (IIB) and App Connect Enterprise (ACE) could emit business metrics through monitoring events which are published through MQ topics. A similar implementation with the connection through OpenTel...
8 months ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 1 Future consideration

Improve stitching where single service is backed by multiple different workloads

Turbo should be able to handle stitching where single service is backed by multiple different workloads. Also define which workload in an SLO policy will scale. PM update: Will convert this to an improvement on how Turbonomic stitches Services to ...
8 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 0 Future consideration

Allow a user to set min/max number of nodes per any node pool in k8s

Long term: have a definition of a machineset/node group/node pool configuration that a user can define min/max number in terms of action generation and execution - A MachineSet (or any Node Group) could have a policy to control horizontal scaling ...
8 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 0 Planned for future release

Allow a method to report on cost savings (lost/hidden) by policy

Allow a way to look at actions that would be generated by policy but that are excluded. Example: If I create a policy to generate no actions on a specific subscription, I would like to be able to see what the "potential" savings are that are hidde...
8 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1 Not under consideration

Azure Services like Databricks, or AKS that create VMs should appear as a property in those VM entities.

With these properties being visible, Customer can create policies to exclude from policies VMs that are being managed by Azure Services. Customer can create UNPARKABLE collections based on Azure Services. Right now with 1000s of VMs, there is too ...
8 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 2 Future consideration

Allow custom events be created for entity type: IBM MQ MFT Monitor

Currently, IBM MQ MFT Monitor is not available as an entity type to select when creating a custom event. The use case would be to create a custom event on IBM MQ MFT Monitor when they are in a status other than STARTED.
8 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release