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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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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...
2 months ago in Instana / DataPower 1 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.
3 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

Ability to Filter Traces with Custom Parameters

Under Analytics section, If we will have the ability to filter calls and traces with custom parameters that are part of the payload then it will enhance the monitoring and help teams in troubleshooting the production issues. This feature could be ...
7 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 4 Not under consideration

Nginx autotrace

Hi, We would like to capture the traces of our nginx services. For this we installed the necessary on our TKGI environment, but it seems that the autotrace is not functioning on a customized ingress-nginx image. Since this is currently not support...
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Feature to change Instana metrics granularity / polling interval

There is a 1s granularity hard-coded in Instana. That is for example for host metrics and JVM etc. It would be great if we could increase the granularity at will in UI admin settings and at agent-level in configurations. For performance related re...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Ability to customize built-in rules

Ability to customize built-in rules
over 1 year ago in Instana 1 Not under consideration

Custom events - Possibility to set up only during certain period of time

Hi, Nowadays there is not any possibility to create a custom event that could trigger an event only during time frame wished. Use case is clear. Imagine an integration that is only receiving calls during business hours. We could want to monitor if...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 5 Not under consideration

we want to see the application pools as individuals applications

we dont want to see application pools, because we cannot make dashboards of the ones that are inside the application pool.
10 months ago in Instana / .NET 1 Not under consideration

Extend thread dump with viable thread details

The Instana thread dump does not contain the following meta information of a thread: Priority (prio): the priority of the threadJava ID (tid): the unique ID given by the JVMNative ID (nid): the unique ID given by the OS Please add these details as...
3 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Not under consideration