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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 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...

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Add metadata to events

It would be great if it was possible to add some data to the events we check in our tenant. At least, we would like to have the chance to add a long description with an explanation of the RCO, and a two-or-three length words custom label with a ca...
15 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Provide Customers the ability to apply a Lucene query or dynamic focus query to the Filter section of a custom dashboard widget

Customer would like the ability to apply a Lucene query or dynamic focus query to the Filter section of a custom dashboard widget. For example, one need for this would be for the Customer to set the country to "Oman" and also set the User ID to a ...
17 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Under review

Business require synthetic test to run during business hours

I have a business unit who require a synthetic test to run during the work week between 08:00 and 17:00. At present you can only specify how offen the test should run specification .
about 1 month ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Under review

Add notes in application logs after instrumentation on how to disable auto-instrumentation for the application

When we instrument the containerised application, and some errors prevent it from starting, customers complain that instrumentation breaks the application. Some of them uninstall autotrace-webhook, some disable Autotrace Webhook, some add a namesp...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Under review

Transaction traceability using APPC architecture

This new functionality allows us to obtain and view complete traces of transactions sent from the distributed environment to the mainframe. The benefit is for all those clients who have a mainframe and still use this architecture as a means of c...
about 1 month ago in Instana / IBM Z 1 Under review

Support to monitor calls/traces for a Splunk application, therefore, able to see Splunk applications through the Instana Portal.

We want monitor calls/traces for a Splunk application in the Instana application perspective. As per the IBM support, there is no support to monitor calls/traces for a Splunk application, therefore, you will not be able to see any Splunk hosts or ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Under review

Infra metrics for IBM DB2warehouse monitoring

We have integrated IBM DB2warehouse production instance with instana and we are able to access the default dashboard with some metrics. We are exploring the available metrics to configure alerts, but unfortunately we don't see the required metrics...
about 1 month ago in Instana / DB2 0 Under review

Automatic link between Openstack Hypervisor and Computer Instances pages if on the machine is present an Instana agent

In a holistic view it will be very useful to have a link from the Openstack dashboards to the single agent page if the machine shown in the Openstack dasbhboard hosts an Instana agent too. In this perspectives the information produced by Openstack...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Under review

Support Amlen for Metrics and Traces

Currently, the MQTT Broker Amlen is not recognized as a technology by Instana. It would be great to have a sensor (as well as dashboard, built-in metrics, ...) for Amlen. Amlen provides most important metrics via REST API. In addition, Instana doe...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Under review

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...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Under review