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PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Instana fix pack upgrade directly from one version to any version should be possible

Currently we are using 1.239 version which is 6 months old than the latest version 1.263. Currently Instana doesn't support direct upgrade from one version to any version. We have to upgrade atleast 6 times to reach to the latest version 1.263. In...
6 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Not under consideration

Provide more configurable items for Kafka topic settings in Instana self-hosted operator

During we deploy self-hosted Instana backend in kubenertes via Instana operator, the kafka topics will be created and configured with a couple of specific settings which are likely hardcoded, eg. retention.ms, segment.ms.When customers need to mak...
11 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Not under consideration

Mutliple small Raw-Span PVCs instead of one large PVC

Answer: Use S3-comptabile object storage https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=openshift-api-reference#s3config for rawSpans to scale PVC limits We get the pvc from an external ceph cluster to openshift cluster. With 1000...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 5 Not under consideration

Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew

Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Not under consideration

Extend backend APIs to export/import gracefully all possible configurations rather than just a few

As an AIOPs practictioner I would want to see the API's (only APIs not the UI) behind config-migration feature be extended to support the migration of all possible Insatna configurations. Currently, it is only limited to Applications, Websites, Mo...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control / Agent / Alert / API-C / Backend Enablement / Extend Capabilities / Integrations / Self Hosted / SRE 3 Not under consideration

Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility

Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Not under consideration

instana-console (docker) delete licenses

Currently instana console allows download, import and verify. We have had issues where a license needed to be deleted from instana, and we achieved this by manually deleting this from the cockroach DB.It would be great if a new flag was added to i...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Not under consideration

New Logging feature available for docker-based on-prem installation

According to this: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=premises-installing-instana-backend-kubernetesopenshift#61-logging-beta it is only possible to enable this if using the Operator.Could we please document how to set...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Logging / Self Hosted 4 Not under consideration

Using Instana fully non-root after installation (docker)

We are expecting to use Instana fully non-root after the installation including Instana CLI commands such as start, stop and update.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 3 Not under consideration

Configure maintenance flyouts

User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Self Hosted 2 Not under consideration