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Be able to monitor the windows process which doesn't have CommandLine attribute

Instana host sensor provide the ability to monitor the custom process via com.instana.plugin.process in configuration.yaml, however, there is limitation in windows platform. Host Sensor on Windows is comparing the string you specify in the configu...
about 21 hours ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Instana agent must bring metrics from multiple database services with different ports on local host.

The current Instana implemented code picks the “port” number from configuration.yaml file and figures out that what is database service name (or SID) and connects and brings-in corresponding metrics. IBM developers may update the code to read mult...
7 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

It's better to have the percent memory utilized for a process (e.g., Integration Server process in IBM ACE)

We want to capture the percentage memory utilized for any integration server process. This will help in identifying the max. memory used process so that support team can take appropriate action on that process.
14 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

verify IIS credential on agent setup or show missing credential in agent log

When Installing and running agent on a Windows host hosting IIS, the agent seems read the content of the application pool and site with the local admin right.if local admin rights is removed from the user that run the app pool Instana wont be able...
15 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

GKE autopilot compatible

Instana Agent must be available in your GKE Autopilot environment.
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Submitted

Instana Agents Installation on FIPS Enabled Hosts

Instana agent installation fails on hosts that have FiPS enabled. The only way that we found to install on these hosts is manually using the following command: sudo rpm -ivh --nodigest --nofiledigest Since this command is bypassing a security meas...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Instana monitoring agent for IBM Datapower physical appliance

Currently IBM Datapower monitoring is available only for below setup 1. DataPower in a virtual machine2. DataPower in a Kubernetes cluster3. DataPower in a Docker container But it is not available for IBM Datapower physical appliance setup. Many c...
6 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Uninstalling agent should remove all files and libraries

When uninstalling the Instana agent customer expect that everything related to the Instana agent should get removed. This is not the case for PHP monitoring. After you uninstall the agent there is still Instana files outside the agent folder that ...
2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Custom Agent installation path

This request is related to a missing option that allows to define a custom path for agent installation on both Windows and Linux. The need is to install the agent in a folder other than the default folder, for security compliance reasons.
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Under review

We need an alternative to the Hashicorp vault

I continue to run into more customers that demand a vault other than Hashicorp as a way to securely store credentials for the configuration.yaml file. Previously, I opened this idea, but it was rejected: https://ideas.ibm.com/ideas/INSTANA-I-271 I...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted