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Kubernetes

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Allow Instana to perform deep monitoring of OpenShift

We recently had an issue in our OpenShift cluster where we were unable to authenticate against our AD server because the certificates on the AD server had expired. I would have expected that Instana was able to monitor OpenShift and alert us to th...
8 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Add kubernetes pod emphemeral storage usage as metric

Hi all, When monitoring critical k8s deployments which have an ephemeral storage limit defined, it is essential to actively keep track on the current usage and get an alert once the limit is nearly reached. It might be possible to get these metric...
5 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Under review

Selective discovery of Prometheus sensor in Kubernetes Clusters

When deploying the Prometheus sensor to Kubernetes it tries to discover prometheus metrics endpoints from every service. This can lead to increased load and logs created by services that do not provide fitting metrics endpoints. When deploying the...
6 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Sensor 1 Under review

Instana is really good at monitoring as observability of Kubernetes. But its capability is only focusing on Pod as Kubernetes deployment not as K8S CronJob that is so different.

Instana has plenty of built-in Events for Kubernetes Monitoring. However, some built-in events only suit Pods as Kubernetes deployment, not Pods as CronJob.Instana built-in Event : "Kubernetes Pod condition status" generates Critical Issue in the ...
10 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Under review

Openshift kubelet monitoring using Prometheus

I'm looking for a way to monitor the Openshift Prometheus metrics, more specifically the metrics that are exposed by kubelet. kubelet exposes a metric called 'kubelet_volume_stats_available_bytes', but i can't find it in the list of metrics that t...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Sensor 0 Under review

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...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Improving Kubernetes Alerting

Status quo Built-in event ("Kubernetes Pod condition status") for when a Kubernetes pod reports 'Not Ready' state for more than one minute. Desired Ability to get alerted when pods created within last 30 minutes reports 'Not Ready' state for more ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / Kubernetes 0 Under review

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...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Under review

Instana EKS Fargate support

Please support AWS EKS fargate. Instana is the best solution for cloud native environment monitoring. Considering it, EKS fargate need to be supported, because if user is focusing cloud native, then EKS fargate is in their target list. BP NSSOL th...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes / Tracing 5 Under review