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Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.
Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
Self-Monitoring Instana with Instana - Document Instana custom metrics
(Self-Hosted) Instana instances can be fully monitored using Instana. If you know which metrics (custom metrics in Instana) to look out for when workload or resources change. Instana should provide up-to-date documentation of internal custom metri...
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...
Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
Instana Self-Hosted make ports 8080 and 8081 configureable
Customer cannot use Instana onPrem environment as onPrem Instana requires 8080 and 8081 ports and doesn't allow to change the ports during installation. There is a software installed on all servers in customer environment as per policy of the cust...
The agent on our Instana backend host got switched from Infrastructure mode to APM mode and cause the system to consume more than 100 GB of data over the course of just a few days. We switched it back off, but now we are stuck with all this data w...
Support for podman on RHEL8 for Self-hosted backend server
At this point, we are not planning to add support for hosting the Instana backend with podman. The RHEL 8 docker package has been replaced by the container-tools module in RHEL 8 and some customers do not want to install docker-ce for RHEL 8 for t...
Configuration of Access and Error Logs Retention and Size Policies for Nginx in Instana
Currently, the access and error logs generated by Nginx in Instana are stored under /var/log/instana/nginx and can occupy significant disk space. However, there is no way to configure retention and size policies for these logs, which can lead to s...
As an user of the Self Hosted Instana Backend/Datastore, it would be beneficial to be able to replace ElasticSearch with OpenSerach (Interpropability of ES and OS). OpenSearch is available as a managed service on AWS or as K8s operator (https://gi...
Bi-Directional Turbonomic Integration for Multiple Tenant Units
Currently the Bidirectional Turbonomic integration only caters for one Instana target within Turbonomic. In this customer's environment, Instana monitors several OpenShift clusters, some of which hosts multiple environments (dev/test/sit) within t...
Provide a way to automatically house keep old metric and trace data if storage is reaching certain threshold or way to manually delete the data. It's better to have a method to export the data first and delete it. In the future if needed after exp...
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