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Agent Installation: Git-based Configuration needs a way to set a custom CA for Kubernetes-based deployments

When deploying the Instana agent via helm chart to a Kubernetes cluster and utilizing the git-based configuration, there should be a way to update the CA certificates in the container for self-hosted, self-signed Git repositories commonly used in ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted

Avoid abnormal termination false positives during Helm deployment

Use-case: During HELM deployment the old pods are expected to be stopped with a SIGKILL. So the event Instana is raising is technically correct, but absolutely expected. This FR is about adding more logica to such K8s events and Instana events avo...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Built-in Event: Kubernetes Node condition status event correlation between kubernetes node scaling events

Once our cluster scales down, usually, our node/nodes will be terminated status(or unknown). But it doesn’t mean our nodes are not healthy. It just scales down. We are getting many mentioned event notifications, and our engineers are missing the a...
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

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...
2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Show all information of the selected time period in the Kubernetes views

If a time period is selected and the user want to view Events and Pods of an kubernetes object (Deployment/Service/etc.) Instana only shows the Pods and the Events of the Pods that were "online" at the endpoint of the time period. For many users t...
4 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Provide Kubernetes Persistent Volume and Persistent Volume Claim built-in metrics and Events

Provide Kubernetes Persistent Volume (PV) and Persistent Volume Claim (PVC) built-in metrics and Events. PV/PVC metrics are essential to monitoring applications storge, however, Instana doesn't provide built-in metrics nor Events to cover the stor...
7 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Built-in Event: Abnormal termination correlation event with deployment markers

Kubernetes is gracefully terminating the resources. In new releases, our resources will be replaced with new ones. Kubernetes sends SIGTERM signal to pods.This signal lets the containers know they will be shut down soon. This behaviour causes lots...
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Planned for future release

Get container info button is available for containerd clusters

In clusters using the docker runtime there is a "container info" button in the UI - on the container details page - which shows environment variable values. This is missing for containerd clusters.
4 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Sensor 0

Report properly OOM pod events

Make sure all OOMs are reported properly.
4 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 3 Future consideration

Network Visibility

Due to the increasingly complex nature of the network, we spend a lot of time tracking down connectivity issues. These issues might be due to an unknown firewall rule, a misconfigured network policy, or incorrect routing setup in Kubernetes. Addin...
4 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Under review