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PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
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...

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Support Akamai authentication NodeJS module

Akamai requires that you use their own NodeJS module for authenticating to use their APIs - https://techdocs.akamai.com/developer/docs/authenticate-with-edgegrid I'm requesting that the official Akamai module gets added to the supported third part...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 2 Delivered

current documentation implies that VCPU Resize Min threshold works in all cases

this caused consternation at the client - where several hours were wasted because of a lack of clarity about how this policy setting works. Current documentation is here,. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/tarm/8.12.2?topic=infrastructure-virtual-machin...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Documentation 0 Delivered

Add support for Amazon EBS and EFS as a recommended storage of CP4AIOps when deploying it on ROSA

Background: Currently, only Portworx is a recommended storage of CP4AIOps when deploying it on ROSA. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cloud-pak-aiops/4.4.1?topic=planning-storage-requirements#storage_providers We have to consider migrate NOI...
4 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Delivered

while ASM NFVD observer to consume V2 LCM message or from API, If we receive response without vm name name of the vm need to be updated by vm-id

As per standard SLO 3 LCM message format, we are not receiving the vm-name, so we need to update vm-id in the name attribute
4 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Delivered

Enable support for TibcoBW

Canadian Tire is currently using 8 technologies to support business critical application. Instana supports TibcoEMS, Oracle, AzureFunction and remaining listed above are not supported leaving client without the observability in this area of their ...
4 months ago in Instana / Java / Sensor 0 Delivered

Remove couple of drop down options in MWM

Need to remove the "!=" and "not like" drop down options from the out of the box MWM selection.. users have mistakenly used these options to create MM so it has suppressed all the alerts coming into the system. To avoid these mistakes in the futur...
4 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Delivered

Maintenance Window Management View Customization

We need to have the option to enable or disable the required comparators in the GUI such as =, !=, like, not like. Based on the customer requirement, they can keep the required comparators.
4 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Delivered

Please add db2 11.5 support for Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Application Diagnostics 7.1

Our db2 11.1.4.6 will be soon EOS, so we planing update to 11.5 version. We use db2 for octigate db (ITCAM for application diagnostics ver 7.1.0.3).
5 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Delivered

Support for vSphere 8

Hi team, We found out that Instana supports vSphere until version 7 https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=instana-monitoring-vsphere#supported-versions Please support version 8. Thank you
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

Add MongoDB package to the synthetic monitoring script runners

Please add the official MongoDB NodeJS driver package (https://www.npmjs.com/package/mongodb) to the script VM runners that are utilized by the Synthetic Monitoring Tests. Package can be used to enable Synthetic moniroring tests and smart alerts t...
5 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 1 Delivered