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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 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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Variable Capabilitiy for Instana's Grafana Plugin

The Instana plugin for Grafana needs support for variables to be used in dashboards and queries. Without this, a Grafana dashboard that displays Instana data must use hard coded server names in the queries. Thus, to show the same graph for a diffe...
about 7 hours ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Instana email notification does not include status and other important fields for alert condition

Client has reported that the email content does not include alert payload e.g. threshold, metric, status. Lack of status field does not let client effectively use email notifications for additional processing of the event. Request is to add all al...
about 11 hours ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Instana tracing support for monitoring Dynamics AX 2012 ERP

Performance monitor our Dynamics AX 2012 R3 solution, which are our ERP system, and primary data accumulator. We want a special focus on SQL performance. The software running our Dynamics AX solutions is: Dynamics AX AOS server (.net application),...
1 day ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 0 Submitted

Integration to load testing tools like Radview WebLOAD

We see some companies use load testing tools that integrate with our competitors such as Dynatrace. An example is WebLOAD from Radview. Can we provide an integration to load testing tools? Its a common problem when we install instana at a POC that...
3 days ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Submitted

Instana monitoring MQ can only filter on queues, not able to filter by a channel or topics and per client.

Instana monitoring MQ can only filter on queues, not able to filter by a channel or topics and per client.
3 days ago in Instana / MQ 0 Submitted

Support for vSphere 8

Hi team, We found out that Instana supports vSphere until version 7 https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=instana-monitoring-vsphere#supported-versions Please support version 8. Thank you
4 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

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

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...
4 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Custom dashboards - Jump to analytics view in custom dashboard based on widgets metrics, aggregations, filter queries

We though it would be cool if it would be possible to jump from custom dashboard panel to analytics just as in application perspective summary.
5 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Support for Elasticsearch 8.12.x

Hi team, Customer has been using Elasticsearch for a few years and asked support since version 8.1.x but now has 8.12.x and the latest we support is 8.11.x Please enable support for version 8.12.x, this is important to monitor production systems. ...
5 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted