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Remote monitoring PostgreSQL

With switching to a new hosting provider we won't be able to install Instana agent locally to PostgreSQL-servers anymore. To have end-to-end visibility, please provide a means to configure the Instana agent to monitor PostgreSQL clusters running o...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

expose datacenter together with nodeID at cassandra node level metrics

Cassandra metrics with instana are presented at cluster level or at node level. Cassandra clusters often have multiple data centers (DC). If one runs a nodetool status command, they can see a list of all nodes (showing node name, nodeID,...) group...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

WebLogic GridLink DataSources Monitoring

Customer is having many WebLogic instances in production environment configured with GridLink Datasources. This feature is required to monitor using Instana.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 3 Future consideration

Output of netstat from host dashboard

In this particular case - execute a netstat command and get the output - perhaps in a popup window like we do for thread dumps or command line parameters. In general, I get requests to execute arbitrary commands from the context of a dashboard. ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Instana needs to create a sensor agent to observe Spectrum Scale on Linux on Z

The government of Canada has a very large Linux on Z environment and is investing heavily in a hybrid cloud platform inclusive of Instana. We want to make use of this footprint and Instana observability capabilities across our hybrid cloud, withou...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 3 Future consideration

understand which agent is used for monitoring a remote service

We are using remote monitoring of oracle-databases on some agents. How is it possible to identify in InstanaUI, which agent is executing the monitoring for a dedicated database / contains the config in configuration.yaml? This makes difficult al...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Monitior Kafka Broker Certificate Validity

we are very happy with your Kafka Monitoring solution. There is one per broker metric which we believe is also worth monitoring. That is the validity of the SSL Certificate provided by the broker. If the certificates expire, the whole cluster stop...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Auto detect JMX values

Requested is a feature where we have auto-discovery and i.e. have an ability to select which Metrics to show/activate JMX params are very difficult to reach (many clicks needed)
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Java / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Ping Agent / Status of Ping

I want to check a process using your Ping Sensors. Therefore I defined the Ping Sensors , which works OK (see screenshot). But how do I create an Event / Condition for "Status of ping (status)"? (see screenshot). I assume status = 200 is OK - but ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Google Cloud Functions monitoring support

Hi, are there any plans for supporting monitoring on serverless platforms, particularly Google Cloud Functions or is there already a solution? Currently we are using Java Cloud Functions, but we also used Javascript based ones in the past. Third o...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor / Tracing 0 Future consideration