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Capture custom HTTP response headers

Background and context A feature we use heavily with Instana is the ability to capture custom HTTP request headers. This gives us a great ability to analyse the data, slice and dice based on filters and groups on headers. A couple of simple exampl...
26 days ago in Instana / Tracing 2 Needs more information

Mongo Queries getting executed per minute in mongodb to be shown in Instana

Mongo Queries getting executed per minute in mongodb to be shown in Instana where it is easily to debug more in case of db connections increase,load,memory and cpu issues
about 16 hours ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Instana REST API: Allow aligning datapoints with 24 hour granularity to timezones other than GMT

Using Instana application analyze REST API, if I request datapoints with a 24 hour granularity and a window size equal to a whole number of days, I will only get the expected response if my timeFrame is aligned with GMT date boundaries. If I want ...
3 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Monitoring mainframe call

Our user need to monitor mainframe call but at this time we can't instrumenting the technology(mainframe library)
24 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Filter on exit endpoints (Capture http headers for exit calls)

Hello, We are facing an issue due to restrictions in Instana. We can't get contextual informations on endpoints going to non instrumented applications.The consequence is that we can't manage incidents the same way if they come from an internal or ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Needs more information

AWS Lambda "invoke" instrumentation

Hello, Recently we have been trying to add our AWS Lambdas to our instana monitoring. We successfully added the node package where it was needed and got good results on lambda call via Messaging (like SQS) or Api Gateways. But we have a problem wh...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Under review

Analytics: Filter backend calls based on origin == mobile app

Background and context The context of this idea is that Instana is monitoring a backend api + a mobile app which is using that backend api. In this scenario there is a risk of getting other sources of traffic (scraping bots, malicious actors, frau...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring / Tracing 0 Under review

support com.instana.secrets filtering on HTTP cookie headers

The HTTP Cookie header is useful to capture for debugging purposes. However, for security in depth it would be beneficial to be able to mask certain cookies, e.g. the login/session cookie.
2 months ago in Instana / Ruby / Python / Go / Tracing / Security and Compliance 1 Needs more information

Capture number of batched statements in JDBC tracing

The Java JDBC instrumentation picks up calls to org.postgresql.jdbc.PgPreparedStatement#executeBatch. It would be great if Instana's tracing would also pick up (as in attach to the span and present in the UI), the number of batched SQL statements ...
2 months ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 1 Planned for future release