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renaming DB's

We love the new infrastructure view in instana and have been using the DB monitoring in particular. We've added 30+ db's and the information seems to be fine. Please see attached screenshots. The problem is that all of the db's in the list view cu...
15 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Under review

Instana console showing servers in offline state

There happend a case where a few servers had instana agent stopped running and they stopped showing up on the console infrastructure monitoring. There should be a way in the instana console where we can see the server being shown in the map or in ...
6 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Future consideration

Include multiple prometheus metrics(same type but from different envs) in one event.

There are about 50 kinds of prometheus metrics that we need to monitor for each env. When we use instana to create events for these metrics, we found that including multiple metrics in one event is not supported by either UI or API. That means eve...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure / SRE 0

Add possibility to analyze deployed version if different technologies

As Instana is capturing the currently deployed version of a software, we would like use this information in order to search for vulnerable and outdated versions (in addition to a source-based dependency analysis). We did try to analyze the deploye...
3 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Future consideration

Alerts for JVM Total Thread count

Could you please let know if we can create an alert if the total thread count is greater than a certain value
3 months ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 1 Functionality already exists

Trigger alert from offline event only if there was no restart after a configurable amount of time

Currently, if I create an alert based on an offline event, the alert will immediately be triggered when the entity goes offline. Often an entity is only restarted, so if an alert is generated that would be a false alert. Instead it should be possi...
6 months ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 1 Planned for future release

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 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Under review

"tag prefixes" in infrastructure map

Suppose we have 3 agents with the following tags:agent1: app=shop1agent2: app=shop2agent3: app=shop1 + app=shop2When I open the InfraMap grouped by tag prefix “app=” I see two groups (shop1 and shop2) and the agent3 belongs to one of them – depend...
2 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Infrastructure 1 Not under consideration

API: Support EntityId->Host parameter in query to get all Snapshots of a single Host

Introduction: In an Enterprise Context, Instana contains valueable informations about running software on single machines or clusters, when an Agent is installed. With the current API it is hard to replicate UI functionalities, like showing all pr...
2 months ago in Instana / API-C / Infrastructure 0 Future consideration

Show docker container name in VM view

we are running some of our applications in docker containers. We would like to see the name of the running container within the instana "breadcrumb" view. In the VM View we have the same Problem. We can see a number of Redis instances, but we can ...
5 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Under review