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Needs to monitor swap/paging metrics for AIX hosts

We need to monitor and alert on swap/paging metrics for AIX and Windows hosts. After having configured events for these metrics, they triggered incorrectly for AIX and Windows and instana support confirmed with engineering that they only provide t...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 2 Not under consideration

Application monitoring plugin for Informatica powercenter

We were looking to monitoring the informatica ETL application at the client using instana. Unfortunately, couldn't find any plugin related to Informatica Powercenter 10.2.0 Hotfix 2 or 10.4.1 in the configuration.yaml neither at https://www.ibm.co...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

make @instana/aws-fargate working with Elastic search 6.X

Hi currently @instana/aws-fargate is not handling Elastic search 6.X Could you manage this ?
11 months ago in Instana / Node / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Provide Similar ContainerD Container Name as the Docker Container Name (UI and API)

Dear Instana Team, as we recently switched our K8s Cluster from Docker to ConatinerD as runtime we noticed also a change of the view in Instana and at the connected systems (through Instana API). As we connected the data from Pods and Containers b...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Show docker container name in VM view

we are running some of our applications in docker containers. We would like to see the name of the running container within the instana "breadcrumb" view. In the VM View we have the same Problem. We can see a number of Redis instances, but we can ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Additional Topic Metrics for Kafka

Customer monitors Kafka performance based off lag with the topics. Right now we have bytes metrics along with messages in but they need visibility for the Messages Out metric too. Metrics needed: Messages Out Lag (difference in Messages in and out)
12 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Process-Level Configuration for Prometheus Scraper in Instana Agent (Kubernetes/OpenShift)

Summary: This idea outlines the essential need for a generic per-process configuration for scraping Prometheus data in Instana. The current missing of this feature limits Prometheus monitoring on Kubernetes and OpenShift; workarounds are causing u...
12 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Need to get performance data from IBM Storage and Brocade SAN into Instana

we using only IBM Storage e.g. FS9200, FS9500, FS5xxx and Brocade SAN Directors and Switches. We need to get performance data from these devices into Instana and also into AIOPS for ML purpose either from each device directly or e.g. from Storage ...
12 months ago in Instana / IBM Storage / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Instana - Update Tuxedo prebuilt dashboard regarding default sort

Under Oracle Tuxedo sensor > Tuxedo Machine > Queues grid view, the default sort order is by queue ID. The default should be by # messages (second column) in desc order. Of course the workaround is every time going to the page to change the ...
12 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Instana - Update Prebuilt Dashboard for Tuxedo sensor

Under Oracle Tuxedo sensor > Tuxedo Machine > Queues dashboard, we see commas for the Sender PID and Receiver PID columns. However, for the Servers grid on that same page, the PID column doesn't have any commas:1) Please remove the commas fr...
12 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release