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Need to monitor existence of Dead Letter Queue by Instana Agent

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors existence of Dead Letter Queue in MQ with Tivoli Monitoring. They seek for transition to Instana, so they're interested in implementation of analogs to what they use in ITM. Below is the example of such ITM s...
about 1 year ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 2 Future consideration

How can know the Consumers counts for which queue in Instana, We can only see the total here

I WANT TO want to know for each queue how many consumer there are. the count number are the total number for each queue there in instana. we can see the queue list below in instana,but I want to know how many number count for each queue have(we ca...
10 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Show status change history of MFT transfers

Our customer needs to track their MFT file transfers and they need to have insights in when file transfers change their status from Started to Progress and finally Successful or Failed. So we need some kind of table that lists all the status chang...
6 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Extend MQ events

Dear colleagues, In Instana we miss several Queue Manager events that we need to monitor: "NOT_AUTHORIZED" "UNKNOWN_OBJECT" “Queue_Type_Error” “Default_Xmit_Queue_Type_Error” “Remote_Queue_Name_Error” “Transmission_Queue_Type_Error” “Transmission_...
about 1 year ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Agent Monitoring AMQP status

Currently MQ sensor only support channel status and MQTT channel status, AMQP type is not supported yet. So you will see it in channel table, but channel status is not in the same table with common channels. MQ's output of dis chstatus(*) and dis ...
6 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Add 'Job Name' to MFT metrics

File transfers are tracked using their 'Transfer ID' in Instana, but this transfer ID is a random string. Our customer creates file transfers with a specific job name, and he needs the transfers to be identified in Instana using their job name. So...
7 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 3 Future consideration

QREMOTE queue monitoring

The MQ Sensor does not discover remote queues (QREMOTE) from the configured queue managers. In Instana we miss information to replicate a situation from Tivoli Monitoring or Cloud APM. For example: queue depth,
8 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Add tracing capability for MQ MFT

My customer wants to trace the file transfers in MQ
9 months ago in Instana / MQ 0 Future consideration

Need additional statuses of Queue Manager

Dear colleagues, In Instana we miss several Queue Manager statuses to monitor: "UNKNOWN" "REPOSITORY_ANAVAILABLE""QUIESCE""SUSPENDED""NOT_RESPONDING" These statuses our customer monitors with Tivoli Monitoring. They seek for transition to Instana,...
about 1 year ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Enhance the MFT agent dashboard

These "missing" metrics were not decided to show in the agent dashboard when the sensor was created:Total Timed Out Transfers The count of total timedout transfers through the agent.Total Retrying transfers The count of total retrying transfers th...
5 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 1 Future consideration