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Add privacy configuration option to collect full IP in mobile monitoring

Background and context Users IP are masked/anonymized by default in mobile monitoring (EUM/RUM) by setting the last octet of an IPv4 address to 0. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=monitoring-mobile-app-faq#are-you-an...
26 days ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Under review

re-occurring maintenance window

It appears the only way to set maintenance windows (to suppress alerts) is to setup a maintenance window but it only allows specific dates and times. Our maintenance windows are set by day of week and time (regardless of specific date). For exampl...
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Planned for future release

Import DRS Virtual Machine Options settings

Today, Turbo imports DRS affinity and anti-affinity rules. These rules help customers keep VMs together, apart, or only on certain hosts. Some customers (Facebook, NBC) use DRS's Virtual Machine Options to override DRS automation. This settings ar...
2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1

The ability to display reserved space in the Turbonomic UI for initial placement.

There are multiple accounts which I work with which utilize Turbonomic for initial placement of VMs on hosts within their clusters. When these reservations are placed, there is currently no method in the Turbo UI to show the amount of space which ...
27 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

Improvement of status of file-observer

When the file-observer has the state "finished", there are still some jobs in the background, i.e. indexing in Elasticsearch. The state in the overview of topology-management is irritating, as the user might still see some undefined resources in ...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Planned for future release

Allow to use *AND and *OR in Omegamon situations with reflex action.

Having *AND and *OR in formula for situation with reflex action is currently not allowed. Lack of flexibility in the product means that whenever we want to test on the same type of event for example multiple queues, we will – due to the fact tha...
3 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Not under consideration

User option to cleanup old images following the upgrade process.

When performing an upgrade of Turbonomic the old images are just left in the /var directory. Nexttime when a user goes to upgrade and they run the upgrade-precheck.sh script, the /var directory is often over the 70% limit and the user must manuall...
27 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 1 Future consideration

Request for more options in Rate of Resize

We are trying to get automated resizing implemented at Bank of New York Mellon and we are currently in the testing phase and all is going well other than the Rate of Resize. As you know you can scale by 1, a few, or straight to best recommendation...
27 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Under review

LDAP integration - automatic retrieve list of users and groups

It would be a useful feature that Instana, after the integration with LDAP, would automatically retrieve all users and groups from the LDAP according to the filter given in the LDAP configuration. This way administration of new users would be m...
7 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 5 Functionality already exists

Add support for SHA256 encryption for SNMPv3 discovery and polling in ITNM

We all need a good hash encryption algorithm in SNMPv3. SHA 1 is likely to be broken and all the NE vendors and security policies are moving to SHA2. We opened the case TS007203260 recently and we were told that SHA256 support is not planned for t...
12 months ago in Tivoli Network Manager 2 Future consideration