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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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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...
4 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Adding Connection metrics in IBM MQ Channel while creating Instana Events

Connection metric should be included while defining event for IBM MQ Channel. Giving the user privilege to define event to monitor connections made to a channel.
5 days ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Integration DPOD - Instana

DPOD allows to see in depth what happens with the transactions on the datapower, instana does not have this functionality and it would be complementary to have this information at the application level, trying to have a complete end-to-end view.
5 days ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Submitted

Instana supporting instrumentation of lambda functions using Terraform

As of now, Instana is not supporting AWS lambda functions using Terraform. Few teams in our agency using AWS lambda functions using Terraform and we need Instana instrumentation on these nodes.
6 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Submitted

Instana agent must bring metrics from multiple database services with different ports on local host.

The current Instana implemented code picks the “port” number from configuration.yaml file and figures out that what is database service name (or SID) and connects and brings-in corresponding metrics. IBM developers may update the code to read mult...
6 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Uploaded files into IBM support system must be visible and downloadable to corresponding customers. It will help IBM support and customers to refer to same document and avoid any confusion.

Uploaded files into IBM support system must be visible and downloadable to corresponding customers. It will help IBM support and customers to refer to same document and avoid any confusion.
6 days ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

Flexibility to adjust the adaptive threshold to take a longer time-frame into account to avoid sharp changes to the adaptive threshold.

The customer requests more flexibility in the method of determining the adaptive threshold and allow the adaptive threshold to take a longer time-frame into account when modifying the threshold. In the cases experiences by the customer, when a tre...
6 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

IsBank wants Instana to support Oracle ODP (Oracle.DataAccess.Client) library version 4.122.x and above. Current support is 4.121.

We are experiencing some problems in monitoring the card system side, one of our most critical systems, on Instana. While the Oracle ODP (Oracle.DataAccess.Client) library version on the relevant servers is 4.122.1, Instana supports 4.121.2 and be...
10 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

To be able to monitor Nginx for Windows

We would like to monitor Nginx and PHP on windows. But according to our checking, both Nginx and PHP for Windows is currently not supported. So, it would be great if you support Nginx and PHP soon to be able to monitor by Instana. Best Regards, Kh...
10 days ago in Instana / C / Team Proxies 0 Submitted

reduce false positives for used space on data_files for "IBM® Tivoli® Composite Application Manager for Microsoft® Applications" ITM6 agent

Add an attribute, for example 'maxsize unlimited', to attribute group 'MS SQL Database Detail' that would allow to trigger a situation only if the maxsize is not unlimited (cf with auto extend capability).
10 days ago in Instana / ITM v6, ITCAM v7, APM v8 0 Submitted