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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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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.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Need to add custom delay for agents to wait image from mirrored repository

Our customer has air-gapped environment and mirrored maven repository. However due to some reasons the Internet connection speed is not high enough. It means the default time the agent is waiting for a new sensor is too short for the connection. T...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Sensor 4 Not under consideration

Export Config Data to CSV/XML Format As Well

Today, Instana API calls like ../api/events/settings/event-specifications/custom return data in JSON format only. Going forward potential enhancement options: 1) The U/I provides a way to export this sort of config data and allows it to be ex...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 2 Not under consideration

Instana more flexible and agile with flexible the installation ports

Customers from Banking using McAfee antivirus which can block Instana-Backend and Instana-Backend cannot installed. The issues are McAfee using port 8081 which is same with Instana-Backend using port 8081 too.So, the ideas are Can the Instana-Back...
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Not under consideration

Feature Request - Internet Explorer 7 Compatibility for Instana

We are requesting the implementation of a new feature in Instana to ensure compatibility with Internet Explorer 7. Our current configuration involves code injection at the F5 level, transitioning from the previous IIS level injection Observations:...
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Instana fix pack upgrade directly from one version to any version should be possible

Currently we are using 1.239 version which is 6 months old than the latest version 1.263. Currently Instana doesn't support direct upgrade from one version to any version. We have to upgrade atleast 6 times to reach to the latest version 1.263. In...
3 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Not under consideration

Log message body information sent via OpenTelemetry

Forwarding Golang and Nodejs application logs which are deployed in Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service to Instana agent or Instana backend via fluentbit using OpenTelemetry exporter
4 months ago in Instana / Logging 7 Not under consideration

Extend the agent API for finer tuning

Hi, We recently came across a monitoring issue of "max_metrics_reached" on an agent. We wanted to investigate which metrics were collected by this agent, to be able to fine-tune the max_metrics parameter without resorting to trial and error. This ...
4 months ago in Instana / API-C 1 Not under consideration

Data Retention after Out of Memory error.

IBM Support Ticket TS014348006 describes a scenario where data in Instana is removed after a JVM on a host suffers an Out of Memory error. We can understand why data would not be available from the time of the error and until service is restored, ...
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 2 Not under consideration

Synthetics tests versioning

It would be great to automatically version Synthetic tests, so that users can scroll, see changes, and if necessary revert to older versions of tests and their configuration
4 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 1 Not under consideration