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PINNED Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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Allow CPUs to be resized based on core count (vs MHz) for Consistent Resize

Currently, consistent resize for HA pairs only recommends adjustment based on MHz. We have vms that are on different hardware, resulting in different recommendations for core count. We have internal requirements for our vms in the same HA group to...

publish Agent release notes with every Agent release

Currently some agents are pinned to a specific version, whilst other dynamic agents auto update. We control which versions are deployed where this way to ensure problems that occurred in the past do not reoccur. Updating pinned agents currently is...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Needs more information

Include utilization data in the Action that Turbonomic send to ServiceNow

We need to show justification on the Action submitted to ServiceNow by Turbonomic. e.g. for VM resize Action ....we will need to be able to capture (on the SNOW ticket) the utilization data of the VM (current utilization AND the predicted utilizat...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Custom Workflows 1 Future consideration

We want to make a group of groups. Currently not possible

There are multiple business cases. ONE: A group of all the groups of prod servers that have been rightsized. And having that one group - enables the Turbonomic Tech Champion to keep an eye on them for performance issues. TWO: Group of Application...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Not under consideration

Monitoring Tibco BW

Hi, Based on Request #24197 and Request #24185 Tibco BW (https://www.tibco.com/products/tibco-businessworks) is not supported by Instana. We have all our business logic there and right now we do not have any way to monitor or trace it. Business wo...
4 months ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 0 Under review

URLs for direct access to Action Center & Action Center Details

Desired customer use case: Customer is leveraging webhooks to send pending Turbo actions directly to end-users. They want a way to expose a link that takes the user directly to the Action Center Details view for a given entity/action. Today, we ca...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Not under consideration

Tibco EMS Monitoring: Change number of queues / topic

When monitoring Tibco EMS the maximum number of queues or topics which can be monitored are limited to 200. This should be changed to any value the customer might want to choose knowing the possible impact that might have.
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

To be able to control how broker jobs execute, alphabetically vs based on start time.

Currently dynamic broker jobs execute in alphabetical order and if jobs back up for any reason, then jobs at higher alphabet order execute first and lower alphabet jobs wait even though start time was in past. This causes SLA's to be missed and no...
about 2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Instana kubernetes container memory monitoring improvement

What is your recommendation for monitoring memory usage for kubernetes pods/containers? So far we are using this in Instana: Kubernetes -> Container -> Memory Usage. (Prefer this as compared to pods because sidecars can get in the way) The p...
5 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Improve i-Series agent performance

Using Instana to monitor IBM i-Series system is not being to successful due to the agent being to heavy on the CPU usage of the i-Series. We need an improvement on the performance of the agent, which currently is to heavy and clients are not willi...
14 days ago in Instana / IBM i / Sensor 0 Under review