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 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?

All ideas

Showing 3176 of 3176

Case TS015515700 - MTTRapd probe - SNMP V3 credentials issue - SHA512 support

In UAT/Dev we have come across three devices which are using SHA512 as SNMP V3 credentials As of now, MTTrapd probe we have at is not supporting SHA512 and we have opened a PMR for this issue. Below is the response in PMR The details for the mttra...
5 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

New Logging feature available for docker-based on-prem installation

According to this: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=premises-installing-instana-backend-kubernetesopenshift#61-logging-beta it is only possible to enable this if using the Operator.Could we please document how to set...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Logging / Self Hosted 4 Not under consideration

ASM: ability to define a primary resource in the merge rule

We have merge rules setup for ServiceNow, Kubernetes and docker but when we view the topology, we see the Kubernetes token as the name of the object appended with "master-". We would like the ability to define the source from where the name should...
about 3 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Planned for future release

Add the ability to 'View in Analyze' from widgets in custom dashboards.

When you create custom dashboard, there is no way to 'View in Analyze' when you identify a problem without leaving the dashboard completely. In a custom dashboard, your only options are to 'Zoom to time range' and 'Highlight on all charts'. I have...
5 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration

Stop Azure Application Gateway via a schedule/policy to reduce costs when back-end pools are off line or shutdown.

Azure Application Gateways cannot be stopped/started via the Azure Web Portal, but they can be stopped or started using Azure CLI or Powershell. There is also a POST command API method to start/stop an Application Gateway that can be found in the ...
10 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 0 Future consideration

Ability Change the Timezone for the Event Viewer

Hello Team, We have a Global Networking Team that are looking at the events in the Eventviewer but they are being displayed in their local time. We have check the Node timezones and all are being set to UTC by default and We are assuming it is tak...
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Support for platforms such as Docker and Azure to deploy a PoP for synthetic monitoring

We are users of the Instana APM solution and have been trying out the Synthetic Monitoring feature to help ensure the performance and availability of our applications. However, we have found that the current implementation of this feature only sup...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Future consideration

negate condition in custom event definition or negate matching operator

In custom event definition it will be good to have negate condition (besides AND) or to have negate Matching Operator for certain metrics. ITM has a NE operator for this purpose.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Upgrade TEPS to Websphere 9.X

Our company is restricting Websphere 8.5.X and is requiring we move all apps to 9.X, due to TEPS being integrated we can not upgrade it ourselves and require an update to the TEPS install be made.
over 1 year ago in ITM/IBM APM 2 Future consideration

When we scope to a group of VMs, we need a view/report to show all the VM Names, and the Name of the Host they are running on.

When we scope to a group of VMs, we need a view/report to show all the VM Names, and the Name of the Host which each VM is running on. One way to do this is to add the host name column on the "List of Virtual Machines" tab view. It would be nice i...
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Future consideration