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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?
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.

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ASM 1.1.15: Columns in searchlist of Resource Manager should be sortable and filterable; sort by resource status needed

When we look into the page „Resource Management“ e.g. on Resource Groups, then after adding a search string, a table is shown with the resource groups found. Unfortunately this table is not sortable by any of its columns and also not filterable by...
about 9 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Allow Turbo to recognize VMs agnostic to vCenter

We have vCenters broken out by availability zone, purpose, and data centers. We have regular movement between vcenters, as well as data centers for DC migrations. In these situations, we cannot use Turbo and the VMs lose all VM history when it's m...

HashiCorp integration with IWS for secure connection between DB and IWS master

There should be a way to intigrate HashiCorp with IWS .We saw security team in organation asking to use Hashicorp to secure the connection/authentication between IWS master and oracle database as we are using XML file to pass password/Username (ev...
1 day ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Allow CPUs to be resized based on core count (vs MHz) for Consistent Resize

Currently, consistent resize for HA pairs only recommends adjustment based on MHz. We have vms that are on different hardware, resulting in different recommendations for core count. We have internal requirements for our vms in the same HA group to...

Improve i-Series agent performance

Using Instana to monitor IBM i-Series system is not being to successful due to the agent being to heavy on the CPU usage of the i-Series. We need an improvement on the performance of the agent, which currently is to heavy and clients are not willi...
4 days ago in Instana / IBM i 0 Submitted

Script to create a group of VMs who's percentile CPU utilization is under a specified threshold

Citigroup reqeusted for a cusmtom script to create a group of VMs who's percentile CPU utilization is under a specified threshold. This should also enable downloading a csv of the same members as well as selecting other commodities like Mem

Specify request & limits of pod Leader Elector

In https://github.com/instana/helm-charts/blob/main/instana-agent/values.yaml the Instana agent has defined cpu & memory requests and limits, see line 89.However, for the leader elector there are none. As a consequence the leader elector takes...
4 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Provide a means of selecting all items on all pages

As a user, I would like the ability to select all items in a list/collection, so that I don't have to click 'show more' for each 20 items in each page to select all items on all pages.
6 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Customer (PNC) requests that we create a custom script to get container resize actions data.

Very useful for the capacity team to show the container savings to the application owners.
6 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Custom Field Integrations 0 Submitted

Custom Event multiple conditions

This is a follow up to Aha Idea 729 which requested multiple conditions on a custom event. This is now available. However, it does not address our Use Cases, primarily as ita) It only allows multiple conditions on a single Entity typeb) only allow...
7 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted