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Feature to change Instana metrics granularity / polling interval

There is a 1s granularity hard-coded in Instana. That is for example for host metrics and JVM etc. It would be great if we could increase the granularity at will in UI admin settings and at agent-level in configurations. For performance related re...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Need performance Disk and SAN data (NPIV and physical ports) from AIX Client and AIX VIOS like we have today with NMON , NJMON utility or e.g. with iostat command from AIX (See uploaded example textfile)

We need to collect permanently disk and san infrastructure because most of the problems came from this environment in the past beside typical cpu,memory, filesystem etc. This integration was included in Tivoli ITCAM or in free tools from IBM like ...
12 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Need to see NUMA Scoring from HMC per Lpar in Instana

Hi for HANA on Power it is essentiall to see the NUMA Scoring for each VM from HMC in Instana
12 months ago in Instana / IBM Power / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Needs to monitor swap/paging metrics for AIX hosts

We need to monitor and alert on swap/paging metrics for AIX and Windows hosts. After having configured events for these metrics, they triggered incorrectly for AIX and Windows and instana support confirmed with engineering that they only provide t...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 2 Not under consideration

Application monitoring plugin for Informatica powercenter

We were looking to monitoring the informatica ETL application at the client using instana. Unfortunately, couldn't find any plugin related to Informatica Powercenter 10.2.0 Hotfix 2 or 10.4.1 in the configuration.yaml neither at https://www.ibm.co...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Need to add custom delay for agents to wait image from mirrored repository

Our customer has air-gapped environment and mirrored maven repository. However due to some reasons the Internet connection speed is not high enough. It means the default time the agent is waiting for a new sensor is too short for the connection. T...
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor 4 Not under consideration

Need to configure MetaSpace for applications hsoted at EKS.

Dear Team, We are unable to get the metaspace configuration at instana agent for our java based application running at EKS.
4 months ago in Instana / Java / Sensor 2 Not under consideration

Instana tracing support for monitoring Dynamics AX 2012 ERP

Performance monitor our Dynamics AX 2012 R3 solution, which are our ERP system, and primary data accumulator. We want a special focus on SQL performance. The software running our Dynamics AX solutions is: Dynamics AX AOS server (.net application),...
5 months ago in Instana / .NET / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Monitoring FileNet with Instana

We want to monitor FileNet product by using Instana. We can monitor FileNet calls using the power of Instana.
6 months ago in Instana / Sensor / Tracing 2 Not under consideration

Instana should integrate with DB2 DBA/Management tools for deep dive export DB performance for troubleshooting and administration.

Instana customer have to use 3rd party DB management tools, like DBMariine, to retrieve more detail DB2 performance information for troubleshooting. Suppose Instana should integrate DB2 DBA related tools.
10 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 1 Not under consideration