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PINNED 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...
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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Use custom headers to map dependencies

At Capitec, we have a custom header which we are already including in our transactions: x-capitec-correlation-id. We have enabled our agents to capture this header and we are making us of it in the transactions analytics section where we set a fil...
2 days ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Support Akamai authentication NodeJS module

Akamai requires that you use their own NodeJS module for authenticating to use their APIs - https://techdocs.akamai.com/developer/docs/authenticate-with-edgegrid I'm requesting that the official Akamai module gets added to the supported third part...
about 5 hours ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Submitted

Support new families at GCP target - C4 and N4

Customers and Magazine Luiza started to question when we are supporting actions considering the new GCP families: https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/compute/compute-and-infrastructure-enhancements-at-next24 N4 and C4, also AMD VMs.
about 13 hours ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Submitted

Exporting the list of agents including FQDN and related informaiton

1. How to export all agents, host FQDN, agent version and related informaiton using GUI? 2.Is there a API that I can use to export the Agent version, FQDN, agent-status into a file
about 14 hours ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Submitted

Export of custom dashboards in global export

Hello,Can you add the export of custom dashboards and datasources in the global export in the DWC.
15 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Webhook for ElasticSearch Integration needs to support the objects included in the JSON format

The current Webhook for ElasticSearch Integration should be able to parse the current Elastic Common Schema as defined here: https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/ecs/current/ecs-log.html
5 days ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Submitted

BWI self-hosted Use RedHat catalogue for DB Operator

Background: The currently provided DB Operator versions have to be pulled manually and publically from the internet Refer to the installation guide for using Kubernetes Operator in official documentation: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observ...
6 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

Provide a complete oc-mirror ImageSetConfig for each Instana version

Description In a disconnected installation of OpenShift, the oc/oc-mirror tool to mirror is used in OpenShift and all RedHat catalogues to a mirror registry. The easiest, pushed procedure by RedHat and mostly used approach in the meantime, is to u...
6 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

Instana DB oprator for power : Images should be pulled with digest and not tag

Background: In an OpenShift disconnection installation you have to configure the ImageContentSourcePolicy the way, that the original source path of the images are mapped to the mirror registry path where the image(s) have been uploaded to. By defa...
6 days ago in Instana / Automation 0 Submitted

Azure Application Insights monitoring

Support for collecting metrics, traces and logs from Azure Application InSight. This would enable insight into SaaS applications.
12 days ago in Instana / Azure 0 Submitted