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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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Support Oracle Linux

We are a Financial sector company from Perú that has Oracle Linux Server (https://www.oracle.com/pe/linux/) as part of its production core infrastructure. It is important to monitor this technologies because we need to comply with auditing require...
6 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Provide Similar ContainerD Container Name as the Docker Container Name (UI and API)

Dear Instana Team, as we recently switched our K8s Cluster from Docker to ConatinerD as runtime we noticed also a change of the view in Instana and at the connected systems (through Instana API). As we connected the data from Pods and Containers b...
4 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Add ability to send email to ALL users

I would be very helpful to have the ability to send an email to ALL users. We are an on-prem installation.
3 days ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

provide Folder organization for dashboards

Currently, when you have a large number of dashboards, they are all just listed (alphabetically at least) in a very large drop down listbox. It would be very useful if there was an alternative way to manage all of the dashboards using folders or s...
3 days ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

Agent configuration file should support more alternative solutions to hide clear text passwords than HashiCorp Vault.

Security teams in enterprise customers are not approving passwords to be stored in clear text format in agent configuration yaml file. According to the current documentation of Instana, only solution provided to this issue is HashiCorp Vault (http...
9 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Save Filter, Group and Facet settings in Analytics, like Infrastructure saved filters

Analytics is great, however is a burden to repeat the filter/group criterias, and sometimes also the facets. I know, I could get the shortlink to the panel, but what happens if I miss the link ? Yes, redo everything from scratch. Please consider t...
6 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Instana kubernetes container memory monitoring improvement

What is your recommendation for monitoring memory usage for kubernetes pods/containers? So far we are using this in Instana: Kubernetes -> Container -> Memory Usage. (Prefer this as compared to pods because sidecars can get in the way) The p...
9 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Add threshold for response time NFR in custom dashboards

To be able to compare the measured response time with our given non functional requirements regarding response time it would be helpful to set a constant value for the response time threshold in a time series widget in custom dashboards.
4 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Check disk space of pods before attempting instrumentation

Check disk space of pods before attempting instrumentation. Instana injects a 12 MB jar file in the /tmp folder if pods in the OCP cluster. If the pods do not have enough space, then the pods may be evicted. By checking if there is enough space be...
10 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Instana tracing supporting envoy >= 1.22

We want to upgrade to envoy 1.22 but as of yet instana does not provide tracing for this version. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-envoy-distributed-tracing-binaries#envoy-115-and-later
19 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted