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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.

Kubernetes

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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...
11 days 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...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

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...
about 1 month 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...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

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

Report properly OOM pod events

Make sure all OOMs are reported properly.
2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 3 Needs more information

Add cluster wide usage lines to graphs

It would be good to have the same usage lines in the graph as we see them on namespaces or deployments.
2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Warn, alert, highlight containers with Root privileges

Please highlight with a specific color deployments and containers that are running with root privileges, allow to trigger alarm on this. Probably for those who does not have open policy agent it could be a first step or to add some value for those...
2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Needs more information

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.
7 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Self Hosted 6

Monitor number of pods in a specific namespace in Kubernetes

It is useful to monitor the number of pods especially if the pods reaches a threshold.
2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 3 Needs more information