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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 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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AIX - Add additional memory insights

Today, if we look at an AIX host within Instana, all it shows is memory consumed. It doesn't show any other memory metric trends (like paging, swap, etc.). Having this insight is key to us migrating to IBM Instana from IBM APM, which does show the...
9 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0

AIX - Allow ability to override 'top processes' that appear on prebuilt OS views

Today, if we look at an AIX host within Instana, it doesn't show any 'top processes' based on CPU or memory consumed perspective. Per Ben Stern of IBM, that is due to the current default which will only show 'top processes' that meet this criteria...
9 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

SOL005 observer request

A dynamic virtualized network topology in telco needs sol005 interface.
9 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Sensor for TMON is needed (z/OS clients running MQ)

We have several clients using TMON instead of Omegamon. We have several clients that run MQ and error messages are written to TMON. Without the ability to monitor TMON, we lack visibility to other issues when they crop up as a result of service de...
9 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Give Teams option to hide their services & infrastructure from other teams, in case of sensitive data (Deny-listing)

Give Teams option to hide there services & infrastructure from other teams, in case of sensitive data (Blacklisting) Futher improving the granularity of the RBAC in Instana
9 months ago in Instana / Access Control 0 Future consideration

Plan Migration to show a cost comparison between migrating to the different cloud providers

Instead of a user creating 3 plans (one for each provider) and moving between dashboards to compare. A customer wanted to see a single dashboard comparing the possible migrations to all clouds to decide on the best one.
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Planning 0 Not under consideration

Ability to create a compliance policy with parameter(s) in compliance manager

Goal is to create a compliance policy where you can set values for validation and remediation on execution.
9 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Add the Hours Idle field to VMs

The customer, HCSC, desires to create policies on cloud VMs based on how many hours they have been idle. Currently, IBM Turbonomic only supports the Hours Idle parameter for PaaS Synapse databases.
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Future consideration

Provide a means of formatting time properties in Webhook workflows

As a user I would like the ability to format time properties for webhooks as Unix epoch milliseconds rather than iso8601, so I can store the action times in an external systems and plot them on a timeline, allowing me to correlate when the Turbono...
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Custom Workflows 1 Future consideration

Rate Function without the mean over time

A customer is using Instana Dashboard to display Prometheus metrics and using the Mean and Rate function. The calculation of the Rate function returns the difference divided by the time period. The customers idea is to have an option or the metric...
9 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Future consideration