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PINNED 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.
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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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...
6 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

Housekeep metric and traces data

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...
10 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

AzureApp service

As we could see, your Azure App Services are discovered and we are able to see the metrics. You were missing the tracing so we did the troubleshooting for that. We could see that our InstanaProfiler is in place and after checking the logs, there a...
13 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Is a defect

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...
7 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Future consideration

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...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 5 Future 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...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Logging / Self Hosted 4 Not under consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Metric Store / Self Hosted 1 Future consideration

Create API to purge data for a given agent/host

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...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 4 Is a defect

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...
12 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 5 Future consideration