Skip to Main Content
Cloud Management and AIOps


This is an IBM Automation portal for Cloud Management and AIOps products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Pinned ideas

View all
PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...

Instana

Showing 1049

Find Kubernetes entities if the end time is greater than the entity lifetime

At the moment one can find an entity (e.g. Kubernetes Deployment) if the start time is earlier than the entity creation time but it is not possible to find an entity if the selected end time in the UI is later than the entity deletion/termination/...
11 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Support Apache Httpd for servers with PowerPC 64 bits little endian (ppc64le) architecture

Hi, Financiera Efectiva has some servers running on Power PC 64 little endian architecture. Currently, Instana doesn't support this architecture. Please your support for enabling the tracing module and tracing library to trace all the request. Reg...
11 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers 0 Planned for future release

Openshift's S2I Python Apps Trace

The customer wants to trace Python applications which are built by Openshift's S2I method by using Instana's Python Autotrace Webhook. However, this feature could be used with a workaround solution by adding "INSTANA_AUTOTRACE_USE_LIB_INSTANA_INIT...
11 months ago in Instana / Python 1 Not under consideration

Improving Agent - Repo Mechanism

Improving Agent - Repo Mechanism When there is a service outage in our internal repo (Nexus) that our dynamic Instana agents used, Instana agents are directly affected by this situation and their host discovery is disabled. We have started working...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent 2 Not under consideration

Instana support for monitoring Netezza

Customer is asking for a way to monitor traffic, load and performance for Netezza Performance Server in near real time.
12 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Support for latest versions of Tornado web server

We would like to use Instana AutoTrace with Jupyter notebooks using version 6.3 of Tornado. Currently 6.2 is the highest supported version.
12 months ago in Instana / Python 0

Nobl9 has difficulties when integrating Instana's Application APIs.

1) On the Analytics page, the API query button does not generate a complete JSON blob that can be used to query Instana to get the same result as shown on the UI. - No group by option in the generated JSON.- No Hidden Calls filtering in the JSON. ...
12 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Future consideration

WIDGET SLO in LIVE mode does not refresh with values ​​defined in SLI

To be possible to check the live mode in SLO widget in a custom dashboard in Instana. Currently it is unavailable.
about 1 year ago in Instana / SLO/SLI (STAN) 0 Future consideration

Getting Monitoring Issues via Instana API

The customer can get event types such as incident, issue, change using Instana API, but they cannot get monitoring issues which are very important for them. Due to these monitoring issues, the monitoring done by Instana on technologies in producti...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Functionality already exists

Support Prometheus Metrics on Openshift through Openshift Annotations

The option to use OC annotations to collect Prometheus Metrics is not supported by Instana (yet)?
about 1 year ago in Instana / Integrations / Sensor 0 Future consideration