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Personal API Token with same rights than the user to whom the token belows

We have been told by Instana support that users allowed to create their personal API tokens can access through the API to data that they have forbidden to access through the User Interface, which would seem to not be coherent at all. I would like ...
27 days ago in Instana / Access Control / Real User Monitoring / Synthetic 1 Future consideration

Need a lighter weight solution for autotrace webhook

Customers use the autotrace-webhook to avoid having to manually configure each and every deployment that they deploy into their kubernetes environment. But, the current implementation of the autotrace webhook is pretty heavy weight and can cause s...
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Synthetic Test Metrics for SLI/SLO

As a customer using Synthetics, I want to be able to have SLI/SLO information in Instana. Currently the use of Metrics from Synthetics is not possible.
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

The customer wants an alarm when the same test goes wrong on 2 different POP

The customer wants an alarm when the same test goes wrong on 2 different POP.
3 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Future consideration

Enable website automatic instrumentation for NGINX

Hello, Currently it is possible to automatically instrument website monitoring on the Apache. As our organization is currently in the process of migrating part of the webservers from Apache to Nginx, we would like a possibility to have the same fe...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Instana needs to support AutoTrace for OpenResty pod

Instana declares the support tracing for 3scale's OpenResty container. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-nginx#other-supported-information But its support is limited for the manual instrumentat...
3 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers 2 Future consideration

Instana in Jazz for SM

There is a need to integrate Instana portal in same DASH portal as Netcool Omnibus and ITNM. This way administrators would access Instana pages from same portal that contained notification in alarm form that there is an issue with application. Thi...
4 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Future consideration

Maintenance windows display a message/note for end users

Hi team, Customer asked: When placing a downtime on an entity(application, website, port) within Instana, is it possible to display a message/note in the latter? Example: For instance, we place a downtime between 13:00 – 18:00 an application named...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Future consideration

Ability to pass details on service when an alert is triggered for custom events/built-in events

Need ability to pass details on service when an alert is triggered for custom events/built-in events. Required format - subject line+ service name.
9 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration

Instana Backend (zLinux, Power, x86, OCP, k8s) Custom Edition should be offered on Redhat, IBM, and AWS Operator Hubs for our customers.

The operators necessary for installing the Custom and Standard editions would be available on Redhat and IBM Operator hubs.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Business Systems / Portal 0 Future consideration