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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 Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Instana Agents Installation on FIPS Enabled Hosts

Instana agent installation fails on hosts that have FiPS enabled. The only way that we found to install on these hosts is manually using the following command: sudo rpm -ivh --nodigest --nofiledigest Since this command is bypassing a security meas...
about 12 hours ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Azure Application Insights monitoring

Support for collecting metrics, traces and logs from Azure Application InSight. This would enable insight into SaaS applications.
6 days ago in Instana / Azure 0 Submitted

Need a lighter weight solution for autotrace webhook

Customers use the autotrace-webhook to avoid having to manually configure each and every deployment that they deploy into their kubernetes environment. But, the current implementation of the autotrace webhook is pretty heavy weight and can cause s...
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Personal API Token with same rights than the user to whom the token belows

We have been told by Instana support that users allowed to create their personal API tokens can access through the API to data that they have forbidden to access through the User Interface, which would seem to not be coherent at all. I would like ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Access Control / Real User Monitoring / Synthetic 1 Future consideration

Allow "patch" method to HTTP actions

When I try to create an HTTP action in Instana Automation feature, I can see the most common HTTP actions such as GET, POST, PUT and DELETE, but some APIs require the PATCH method, which represents a partial update https://developer.mozilla.org/en...
2 days ago in Instana / Automation 0 Submitted

Kafka Cluster Consumer Group Metrics at the Partition Level

I would like to monitor Kafka consumer group metrics such as current offset, log end offset, lag, throughput, etc., at the partition level. This would be similar to the metrics provided by the kafka-consumer-groups.sh CLI tool: ▶ bin/kafka-consume...
7 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

Beeinstana Backup and Recovery

If the beeinstana volume fails or is for any other reason compromised it needs to be possible to use snapshots for beeinstana operator or some custom form of backup and recovery.Most other k8s operators are capable of passing a datasource part lik...
16 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

RPC call in Instana is not capturing http status code

http code for WCF is mapped as RPC calls in Instana UI and same has been confirmed in the support ticket, we would like to get correct mapping for all http codes in WCF.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Planned for future release

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

Synthetic Test Metrics for SLI/SLO

As a customer using Synthetics, I want to be able to have SLI/SLO information in Instana. Currently the use of Metrics from Synthetics is not possible.
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration