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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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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.
5 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 1 Not under consideration

Instana to monitor IBM DataPower Gateway Physical appliance to do end-to-end observability solution for IBM API solution.

My Clients in Thailand have applications expose service to consumers by API and using IBM solution that inclide [1] IBM DataPower Gateway Physical appliance [2] APIConnect on CP4I . They plan to use Instana to do end-to-end observability but now I...
4 months ago in Instana / DataPower 1 Not under consideration

Enable to exclude entities from built-in events by DFQ (Dynamic Focus Query)

Users cannot configure any conditions of built-in events. However in some cases, built-in event could be opened even though it is not harmful. Users would be happy if you can exclude entities from built-in events by using (single or sometimes mult...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Identify Source of the Calls in Instana

If applications are running on a server on which Instana agent is deployed and those applications make calls to destination application which is properly instrumented by Instana, we should be able to see source details in Instana like source IP/ho...
5 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 4 Not under consideration

While creating global smart alert for throughput triggers in Instana , Time threshold Evaluation Granularity showing till 30mins only but if it is available at least for 24 hours, that could be more helpful on tracking more requests.

While creating global smart alert for throughput triggers in Instana , Time threshold Evaluation Granularity showing till 30mins only but if it is available at least for 24 hours, that could be more helpful on tracking more requests.
20 days ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

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 2 Not under consideration

Show stack trace on 1st call in a trace

Currently the customer is showing stack traces on 2nd call, but the first call in a trace doesn't contain stack trace. We need this functionality for analysis of the 1st call of the trace.
4 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

.Net core Windows service should auto discover without adding the Nuget package(Instana.Tracing.Core.Rewriter.Windows).

In order to setup the monitoring for .Net core Windows service we need to install Nuget package (Instana.Tracing.Core.Rewriter.Windows) and rebuild/publish the application which requires a new release and therefore we need a solution which will au...
about 1 year ago in Instana / .NET 4 Not under 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...
6 months ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Not under consideration

Allow users to change the pre-defined severity of a built-in event and allow to change the related metric thresholds

There is a bunch of built-in events, but in some cases users won't agree with the severity level of the events or the selected metric thresholds. Please allow users to change these in built-in events. Seems like something that should have been pos...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 2 Not under consideration