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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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Request support for Oracle Fusion Middleware Versions - 12.2.1.2 and 12.2.1.4

Request to support Oracle Fusion Middleware 12.2.1.2 and 12.2.1.4 Currently tracing shows "Source not monitored by Instana" for 80% of the SOAP calls.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java 3 Future consideration

Endpoint grouping for mobile monitoring

Background & Context Endpoint grouping is very useful for monitoring REST API's. The problem we face is that we cannot properly compare endpoint traffic in backend with endpoint traffic monitored from frontend, as the endpoint grouping does no...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

No tracking of user who executed a failed action

When someone execute some action on Turbonomic and this action fails (for any reason), the field that shows which user executed are not populated, even if we download the csv files. This lead to a security and behaviour track issues.
almost 2 years ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Is a defect

Improving Kubernetes Alerting

Status quo Built-in event ("Kubernetes Pod condition status") for when a Kubernetes pod reports 'Not Ready' state for more than one minute. Desired Ability to get alerted when pods created within last 30 minutes reports 'Not Ready' state for more ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Map Groups with SAML (Okta)

We have SSO setup for the Instana Backend using SAML with Okta. We would like to be able to map groups provided by the Idp to Instana roles/groups. The ability to map our internal LDAP groups to Instana groups would give us the ability to apply ac...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control / Security and Compliance 2 Functionality already exists

Spring Batch Tracing

We are trying to gather traces from Spring Batch applications running as steps in an Argo workflow. The applications may start processing before the Instana agent has discovered and instrumented the JVM. We need a method to effectively trace Sprin...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 2 Functionality already exists

Dimensional Micrometer Metrics

Currently it looks like Instana is pulling in micrometer metrics using JMX. As shown in the micrometer docs JMX is Hierarchical which means the metric name is FLAT and includes all tags. This doesn't allow for filtering metrics BY TAG correctly wh...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java 4 Future consideration

Being able to process v3 SNMP traps by auto discovering EngineID

Currently the SNMP (mttrapd) Probe only supports configuring the Engine ID's first, before being able to receive the SNMPv3 Traps. Probe should work in following fashion , this will take out of manual work to monitor traps from 100s thousands devi...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Improve CNEA Policy UI

the current version of policy UI does not allow to administer policies properly. there is no search, no chance to get an overview, etc. If the system detects a lot of policies, (> 1000) which is most time the case, the UI becomes unusable
almost 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

OOTB support for Multi-Objectserver Cloud Native Event Analytics.

Most Telco customers have more than a single Objectserver processing their Network faults. The current limitation is posing to be big bottleneck for performing cross Objectserver Temporal event analytics. The request is basically to implement an O...
about 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Planned for future release