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DB2 - HADR_FLAGS metric to be Monitored and Alerted

Hi Team!According to Instana documentation, sounds "HADR_FLAGS" metric is not collected, correct ?So when a tablespaces is invalid or error state on the Standby database, the HADR_FLAGS field will displaythe value STANDBY_TABLESPACE_ERROR. Monitor...
2 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 0 Under review

Need the ability to monitor Db2 instances with DATA_ENCRYPT authentication security mechanism

Per the documentation, the DB2 sensor does not support DB2 instances that use DATA_ENCRYPT authentication security mechanisms. The customer that I'm working with is getting ready to switch their database over to use DATA_ENCRYPT authentication. In...
12 days ago in Instana / DB2 0 Submitted

Need to be able to execute custom SQL queries via the DB2 sensor

While the DB2 sensor is good and has many metrics available, it never has exactly the metrics the customer is looking for. A customer has asked that the DB2 sensor be enhanced to allow them to execute a custom SQL statement and capture the results...
2 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 0 Under review

Need to include GRANT statements in the documentation

Customers struggle in setting up the applications so that they can be monitored by Instana. In our DB2 sensor documentation, we include the privileges that are required in order to monitor the database, but we don't include the commands necessary ...
19 days ago in Instana / DB2 0 Submitted

Need the DB2 sensor to be able to monitor the DB2 diag log (db2diag.log)

The DB2 diag log (db2diag.log) contains a critical set of information for customers wishing to monitor their DB2 servers. Many Warning and Critical conditions are logged to db2diag.log. In addition, for customers looking to migrate from IBM's olde...
about 2 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Need more out of the box thresholds for the DB2 sensor to detect key conditions

Need more out of the box thresholds for the DB2 sensor to detect key conditions. For example, customers always want to know when there is a DB2 HADR failover. They want to know if there is a failure of the HADR failover. They want to know if neith...
2 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 0 Under review

Instana should integrate with DB2 DBA/Management tools for deep dive export DB performance for troubleshooting and administration.

Instana customer have to use 3rd party DB management tools, like DBMariine, to retrieve more detail DB2 performance information for troubleshooting. Suppose Instana should integrate DB2 DBA related tools.
3 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Add Instana built-in metric for table spaces status (normal or abnormal)

I would like Instana has a built-in metric for table spaces status, the return value represents normal or abnormal. After this built-in metric available, then I can trigger an alert based on this built-in metric. Here is db2 reference about table ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 2 Planned for future release

Call tag values always treated as String

Our implementation of tracking flows into Db2 for z/OS via JDBC , the Db2 for z/OS and Z Common Data Provider are required. Once installed and configured, we provide metrics (such as cpu_time, smf_id, io_wait, subsystem_id, elapsed_time, lock_wait...
5 months ago in Instana / Alert / Cross teams/areas / DB2 / IBM Z / Metric Store / Other Tracers / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

DB2 Log_space percentage monitoring.

In this use case the customer Julie Yates wants to monitor log_space from her DB2 servers based on percentage. Since her team has multiple DB2 servers and the log_space may differ from one database to another, the ideal monitoring for this metric ...
9 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 0 Planned for future release