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

Sensor

Showing 31

Support for Cassandra Monitoring for DSE 6.8 series

Currently version of Instana supports Cassandra monitoring for 6.0 and 6.7 series. Support for DSE 6.8 series will help teams to have complete Cassandra monitoring in Instana.
5 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 3 Delivered

Support for Spring Boot 3.x

We currently support Spring Boot versions 1.x and 2.x Spring Boot 3.0 is now available, and we need to have official support for it as customers begin to upgrade.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Java / Sensor 7 Delivered

Custom polling rate for MSSQL sensor

Our MSSQL experts noticed that on MSSQL servers, some requests are executed by the agent every second. This is currently expected, as per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-microsoft-sql-server....
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

Kafka connection using username and password

It would be very useful to have the possibility for the agent to connect to kafka instances using username and password. This feature would help for better audit checks and security.
9 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

MSSQL Polling rate

Currently, the ability to control or set the polling rate in database sensors are available in DB2 and Oracle, but not MSSQL. The DB performance is impacted by having an aggressive polling rate, and we'd like to adjust it. This is causing high res...
5 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 1 Delivered

Support IMDSv2 on AWS

AWS and security guidelines are pushing for IMDSv2 to improve the security posture and prevent credential exfiltration and information leakage through SSRF. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/configuring-instance-metadata-service....
12 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

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.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 2 Delivered

Support of ActiveMQ 5.18

Confirmed support for metrics and configuration data for versions: 5.11.1, 5.12.0, 5.13.1, 5.14.3, 5.15.2.Please consider to support higher versions of ActiveMQ e.g. 5.18 along with springboot 3x. The Request was already raised a while ago but did...
10 months ago in Instana / Sensor 3 Delivered

AWS Tags not getting captured for Servers where IMSDV2 was enabled..

We have configured Disk Space events on few servers to alert on Disk Space utilization, but the alerts not triggered though the Disk Space threshold exceeded the limit. When verified we noticed that tags are missing for respective servers, and we ...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Delivered

Monitoring support for ETCD 3.3.x and 3.4.x using /v3 endpoints

As per documentation instana is still using the /v2 endpoint to monitor etcd. /v2-API is deprecated (https://github.com/etcd-io/etcd/issues/12913) Monitoring support for ETCD 3.3.x and newer using /v3 endpoints should be added.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered