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PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
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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Support for IBM DataStage

Hi team, While searching Instana documentation I couldn't find IBM DataStage, this means is not supported and we need to be able to monitor this technology: https://www.ibm.com/products/datastage Can we add support for it like other IBM products? ...
4 months ago in Instana / Enterprise Applications 0 Under review

Custom Agent installation path

This request is related to a missing option that allows to define a custom path for agent installation on both Windows and Linux. The need is to install the agent in a folder other than the default folder, for security compliance reasons.
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Under review

Transaction traceability using APPC architecture

This new functionality allows us to obtain and view complete traces of transactions sent from the distributed environment to the mainframe. The benefit is for all those clients who have a mainframe and still use this architecture as a means of c...
3 months ago in Instana / IBM Z 1 Under review

Use service name instead of host IP to reach instana agent from monitored applications in K8s

Dear colleagues Tanzu k8s cluster have strict security rules that block communication between podNetwork and hostNetwork IP addresses. The effect of it is inability or significant reduce in flexibility to trace applications like JVM based. Solutio...
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Under review

Network Visibility

Due to the increasingly complex nature of the network, we spend a lot of time tracking down connectivity issues. These issues might be due to an unknown firewall rule, a misconfigured network policy, or incorrect routing setup in Kubernetes. Addin...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Under review

Kafka Cluster Consumer Group Metrics at the Partition Level

I would like to monitor Kafka consumer group metrics such as current offset, log end offset, lag, throughput, etc., at the partition level. This would be similar to the metrics provided by the kafka-consumer-groups.sh CLI tool: ▶ bin/kafka-consume...
2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Add metadata to events

It would be great if it was possible to add some data to the events we check in our tenant. At least, we would like to have the chance to add a long description with an explanation of the RCO, and a two-or-three length words custom label with a ca...
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Need databases names as services

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors self written application which connects to local database. We had permission issue which caused to create separate service instance for every database from received calls and customer liked the presentation. ...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Under review

Automated report from instana dashboards

We are trying to send an automated report from instana custom dashboard via email, but we don't see any options available in UI also don't see anything in the instana documentation. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability Please help wit...
4 months ago in Instana / SRE 0 Under review

Option to add multiple Humio repositories for log monitoring

There are many use cases where there is no single repository for an entire cluster in Humio. Each application/team have their own repository in Humio but the application is running on the same kubernetes cluster (e.g., Production). Instana, right ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Logging 7 Under review