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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 Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Instana to support Weblogic 14.1 version

Hi, My customer kocsistem needs to monitor weblogic 14.1 servers with instana.Instana Currently supported versions are: 10gR3, 11gR1, 12cR1 and 12cR2. We need to support 14.1 for my client.
2 months ago in Instana / Common / Sensor 0 Under review

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...
6 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

The customer needs to have Cloudera metrics

We think could be better to have Cloudera monitoting in the "Platform" section because Cloudera links a lot of other infrastructure metrics below.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Under review

'Current Transfers' does not match time span

For MFT, if you change the time span on the 'IBM MQ MFT Coordination Queue Manager' dashboard the 'Transfer Statistics' chart is updated with the new time span. For the 'Current Transfers' table this does not happen, and it will only show the tran...
3 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Under review

Azure extension install & update

The only way to install and update the Instana Azure extension is my manuell clicking in the Azure webUI. This is not a scalable solution if you have hundreds of App Services. There should be a way to install och update the Instana Azure extension...
3 months ago in Instana / .NET / Azure / Sensor 0 Under review

Limit what files are copied per pod by instana-instrumentation-init

The typical duration of instana-instrumentation-init is 2 seconds. This becomes an issue during node consolidation and when pods are moved to a new node. I’ve analysed the reason for this slow performance, and it is likely due to the init containe...
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review

MSSQL - Implement correlation between service and infra entity

Instana agent is able to monitor MSSQL but its missing the correlation between the service and the underneath infrastructure.If we click on Application Icon -> Services -> Database name -> Infrastructure tab. We can see the amount of call...
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Under review

Export and Import custom dashboard data

Hi team, Custom dashboards are becoming more popular with our internal and external customers, and one of the current needs is able to export and import custom dashboard data. For example, we have a bunch of JSON files and to import them we need t...
26 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Under review

Selective discovery of Prometheus sensor in Kubernetes Clusters

When deploying the Prometheus sensor to Kubernetes it tries to discover prometheus metrics endpoints from every service. This can lead to increased load and logs created by services that do not provide fitting metrics endpoints. When deploying the...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Sensor 0 Under review

TuxedoApp Application Dashboard - Update View

Under the prebuilt TuxedoApp Application dashboard view, we should add another column under the Tuxedo Service List section that shows the Tuxedo Server name that the Tuxedo Service is part of. Reference the attached screenshot named screen1.jpg ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Under review