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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?
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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Historical Data Migration - Onprem

With a transition for self hosted users from Docker to K3's (Standard Edition) we are seeing alot of customers asking for a data migration tool to save historical data. I understand that configuration is being worked at the moment, but it would be...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Self Hosted 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...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Under review

Support to get metrics from Oracle Enterprise Management

Support to get metrics from Oracle Enterprise Management
about 2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Instana monitoring agent for IBM Datapower physical appliance

Currently IBM Datapower monitoring is available only for below setup 1. DataPower in a virtual machine2. DataPower in a Kubernetes cluster3. DataPower in a Docker container But it is not available for IBM Datapower physical appliance setup. Many c...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Under review

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories. Want capabilities that are similar to ITM v6. Customers use this capability to indicate whether their applications are performing properly. For example, if there are too many fi...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Common 0 Under review

add DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS to custom polling Oracle

this is usefull as 1 sec graularity for DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS will rise license issue in ORACLE. To add DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS to custom polling ensure customer not to breach ORA license as Instana Agent Remote login and read tablespa...
2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Capture full IP for Instana EUM session tracing

By default, IP masking protects end-user privacy by masking (anonymizing) segments of IP addresses in the Instana backend. Customer want to get the full IP of session for Real user monitoring session tracing.
13 days ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Under review

Use service name instead of host IP to reach instana agent from monitored applications in K8s

Dear colleagues Tanzu k8s cluster have strict security rules that block communication between podNetwork and hostNetwork IP addresses. The effect of it is inability or significant reduce in flexibility to trace applications like JVM based. Solutio...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Under review

Springboot-Sensor: Datastore connections to be monitored

Hello, the "jboss as"-sensor collects information about connections to datastores and provides it on the related dashboard (see example on attached screenshot).We need the same for springboot, therefore please add the capability to springboot-sens...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 0 Under review

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...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Java 0 Under review