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Auto detect JMX values

Requested is a feature where we have auto-discovery and i.e. have an ability to select which Metrics to show/activate JMX params are very difficult to reach (many clicks needed)
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Java / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Request support for Oracle Fusion Middleware Versions - 12.2.1.2 and 12.2.1.4

Request to support Oracle Fusion Middleware 12.2.1.2 and 12.2.1.4 Currently tracing shows "Source not monitored by Instana" for 80% of the SOAP calls.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java 3 Future consideration

Dimensional Micrometer Metrics

Currently it looks like Instana is pulling in micrometer metrics using JMX. As shown in the micrometer docs JMX is Hierarchical which means the metric name is FLAT and includes all tags. This doesn't allow for filtering metrics BY TAG correctly wh...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java 4 Future consideration

AWS Lambda "invoke" instrumentation

Hello, Recently we have been trying to add our AWS Lambdas to our instana monitoring. We successfully added the node package where it was needed and got good results on lambda call via Messaging (like SQS) or Api Gateways. But we have a problem wh...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Java 1 Future consideration

Enable INSTANA auto-tracing for Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX)

Hi Team, I am creating this ticket as a follow-up of https://support.instana.com/hc/en-us/requests/23465. We at Arlo are using Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX), a fully managed, highly available caching service built for Amazon DynamoDB. With cur...
10 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Future consideration

Allow blocking of entries to Agent Log File

Instana Agent Logs specifically for both Solaris and Windows OS that monitors our JBOSS platforms is showing the same error against all active PIDS. This is not seen in the Instana SaaS Dashboard for the AP or in the JBOSS logs, it is only within ...
11 months ago in Instana / Java / Sensor / Tracing 1 Future consideration

Instana: Ability to disable a micrometer metric (EhCache metric has known performance/out of memory issues)

Currently in Instana you have the ability to either enable or disable the entire micrometer collection.You don't have the ability to disable one or some of its metrics. The EhCache metric has known performance/out of memory issues when dealing wit...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Java 0 Future consideration

Trace Pega solution (Java Based) at the Rules level.

Please Monitor Pega solution at the 'Rules' level. Currently, we are attempting to leverage the Configuration Based Java Tracing SDK - this is not allowing us to configure each rule and display it where it is easily tracked in the UI - this hinder...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Java 1 Future consideration

Allow visibility on timed out Redis requests on the client side

In our redis client implementation instana does not trace high latency calls that raise a timeout exception. For better understanding redis behaviour these slow calls should be traced as well.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Java 1 Future consideration

Add support for tracing HTTP CONNECT method

Many organizations require the use of an inline user-space (e.g., Squid) proxy when apps connect to the Internet. It would be very useful for the Instana agent to instrument common Java libraries to capture not only GET, PUT, etc., but also HTTP C...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Java 2 Future consideration