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Monitoring SMTP calls for services

View the smtp requests made by the selected/desired service in instana. We have lot of applications that use SMTP to send emails, we expect to see the total call , success and failure count and response time metrics in instana.
8 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Cannot rename/label hosts

It is easy to segregate the servers
8 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Need to monitor existence of Dead Letter Queue by Instana Agent

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors existence of Dead Letter Queue in MQ with Tivoli Monitoring. They seek for transition to Instana, so they're interested in implementation of analogs to what they use in ITM. Below is the example of such ITM s...
about 1 year ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Need a "Hostname" field when using a Remote monitoring sensor

With many of the Instana sensors that do Remote Monitoring (MQ, MQ FTE, DB2, Oracle, etc.), there isn't a field that allows a customer to identify the hostname of the remotely monitored system. I'm working with a customer that it integrating Insta...
9 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

Monitoring FileNet with Instana

We want to monitor FileNet product by using Instana. We can monitor FileNet calls using the power of Instana.
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor / Tracing 2 Not under consideration

Add Kinesis Firehose Cloudwatch Metric to AWS Sensor

Hi all, Currently, only Kinesis Data streams but not Kinesis Data Firehose streams are supported by the AWS sensor. Since our platform is also using Kinesis Data Firehose streams, an integration is much appreciated. Thanks in advance and kind rega...
4 months ago in Instana / Integrations / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

MSSQL sensor does not support extracting the port from multiple instances(running on two different ports) on the same host

Since theMSSQL sensor does not support extracting the port from multiple instances(running on two different ports) on the same host.We can extract either the default port without the configuration or the non default port which is configured via co...
9 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

IBM i - DATAQ message capacity monitoring

An event is required to be triggered when a DATAQ is close to full capacity. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=services-data-queue-info-view
about 1 year ago in Instana / IBM i / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Add Instana built-in metric for table spaces status (normal or abnormal)

I would like Instana has a built-in metric for table spaces status, the return value represents normal or abnormal. After this built-in metric available, then I can trigger an alert based on this built-in metric. Here is db2 reference about table ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 2 Planned for future release

Need to see NUMA Scoring from HMC per Lpar in Instana

Hi for HANA on Power it is essentiall to see the NUMA Scoring for each VM from HMC in Instana
10 months ago in Instana / IBM Power / Sensor 0 Planned for future release