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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 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?

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ProcessID missing in joblogs for windows processes

CASE ID - TS003942595During investigations to identify long running issues of a job, we found that Windows ProcessID is not supplied back to the Job Log, Yet for Linux/Unix processes the ID is provided. This makes tracing the process thats causing...
over 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Critical Path

I'm wondering if additional information can be provided when message EQQCP21I is generated. It would be helpful if the list of predecessors on the critical path that caused the message to be generated could be captured some where along with the es...
almost 5 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Mandatory predecessors for TWSd.

In TWS 9.1 is announced a new type of predecessors who allow waits for at predecessor, which is not in the plan at Make-plan time. But this new type is only deliveret to TWSz in TWS version 9.1. Please also deliver the mandatory predecessor type f...
about 8 years ago in Workload Automation 3 Not under consideration

Add End User's IP Address and Hostname to INSTANA's Action Logs and Access Logs

This will help companies in regulated industries like Banking to feel more confident their data is secure and identify security incidents. This is a requirement for PCI Certification.
10 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 0 Future consideration

Customer defined encryption key for data at rest

Have the option for customers to defined their encryption key for data stored at rest on INSTANA's SaaS Backends. For example, an integration with IBM Key Protect for IBM Cloud could do that.
10 months ago in Instana / SRE 1 Not under consideration

opt-in for JVM apps on multi-tenant hosts

Enabling Instana on a cluster in a multi-tenant setup does not allow opt-in rollout for JVM based applications. This setup is common for Kubernetes clusters. This makes roll out much harder, since the tenants (=teams) can't opt-in on their own and...
10 months ago in Instana 0 Future consideration

Micrometer metrics for JVMs running on Fargate

Most of the JVM monitoring capabilities work on Fargate. For some reason though, Micrometer support is not part of it.
10 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Required Driver for Core Router Model -NCS 5508

Hello Team, We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- Router M -NCS-5508 OS-NCS5500-iosxr-7.5.1 Thanks, Ritesh
10 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Planned for future release

Required Driver for Cisco Router NCS-5504

Hello Team, We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- Router M -NCS-5504 OS-NCS5500-iosxr-k9-7.5.1 Thanks , Ritesh
10 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Planned for future release

Required Driver for Cisco router NCS540.

We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- Router M -NCS-540 OS- NCS540-iosxr-k9-7.5.1
10 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Planned for future release