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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 Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.

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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...
5 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 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.
7 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Ability to create alerts on aggregated prometheus metrics values over multiple K8s pods

In the prom metrics business metrics are captured for which the sum/aggregation needs to be a potential value to be alerted on.
over 3 years ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 1

Add CPU Usage and Memory Usage Metrics for K8s Services, Deployments to custom dashboard

Add CPU Usage and Memory Usage Metrics for K8s Services, Deployments to custom dashboard, From the attached screenshot, you can observe it does not have metric for memory and cpu usage of a deployment, service, daemonset. Please add it to all avai...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Future 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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Future consideration

Application Perspective creation improvements

When creating/updating an AP following improvements are suggested: - A "notes" field writing in for which purpose this AP was created- A "tag" field in which tags can be entered manually which can be used in the AP overview to group by.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 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.
5 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Future consideration

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 ...
3 months ago in Instana / Access Control / Real User Monitoring / Synthetic 1 Future 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

Provide Kubernetes Persistent Volume and Persistent Volume Claim built-in metrics and Events

Provide Kubernetes Persistent Volume (PV) and Persistent Volume Claim (PVC) built-in metrics and Events. PV/PVC metrics are essential to monitoring applications storge, however, Instana doesn't provide built-in metrics nor Events to cover the stor...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 3