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On agents, create the ability to only specify certain sensors instead of trying to implement all possible sensors

We've found that it's really difficult to blacklist certain agent sensors since there are so many different processes on developer workstations that run with .net or java. It starts to collect information on a lot of products and you have to spend...
13 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Specify request & limits of pod Leader Elector

In https://github.com/instana/helm-charts/blob/main/instana-agent/values.yaml the Instana agent has defined cpu & memory requests and limits, see line 89.However, for the leader elector there are none. As a consequence the leader elector takes...
8 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Improve the agent deployment process : have a dev/prod or beta/stable type of release

I/we would like to have a discussion about how agents are released into the "Dynamic Agent." What we are talking about is how the .jar files are pulled from maven into the dynamic agent. Today, you have a few options in how your agents work. If...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Support Oracle Linux

We are a Financial sector company from Perú that has Oracle Linux Server (https://www.oracle.com/pe/linux/) as part of its production core infrastructure. It is important to monitor this technologies because we need to comply with auditing require...
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 5 Planned for future release

publish Agent release notes with every Agent release

Currently some agents are pinned to a specific version, whilst other dynamic agents auto update. We control which versions are deployed where this way to ensure problems that occurred in the past do not reoccur. Updating pinned agents currently is...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 1 Needs more information

Feature to change Instana metrics granularity / polling interval

There is a 1s granularity hard-coded in Instana. That is for example for host metrics and JVM etc. It would be great if we could increase the granularity at will in UI admin settings and at agent-level in configurations. For performance related re...
5 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Instana to support GPU monitoring on Openshift Container Platform

Hi, My customer ISBANK needs Instana to support GPU machines on openshift.Instana supports GPU monitoring for just standalone docker servers with GPUs. According to the result of a related case, we learned that there is no support for GPU monitori...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Monitoring Weblogic - v14c not supported regarding IBM Instana documentation

Hi. Our big customer using Instana and core application on Weblogic. Recently they upgraded Weblogic ftom 12 > 14 but REGARDING Instana official documentation this is not supported: Currently supported versions are: 10gR3, 11gR1, 12cR1 and 12cR...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Future consideration

Deploy different instana-agent.customresource.yaml in k8s worker nodes

Hi, Based on the fact that not all the worker nodes run the same applications and ca be different between each others, it can be needed yo deploy different configuration.yaml files based on the needs. For example, put some custom tags inside some ...
7 months ago in Instana / Agent 2 Not under consideration

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)
4 months ago in Instana / Agent / Java / Sensor 0 Under review