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OracleDB - adding support for the EE8MSWIN1250 character set

Hi, We have a need for the EE8MSWIN1250 character set to be added to the OracleDB sensor because we have customers who are using this character set which is not supported by default and because of that they will not have end-to-end visibility of t...
9 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

IBM MQ MFT: include host names in alert payloads (remote monitoring use case)

When monitoring IBM MQ MFT remotely, alert payloads do not include the hostname where the issue occurred. This request is to include the hostname where issues occur into the alert payload.
9 months ago in Instana / Alert / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

IBM MQ MFT alert payload: on an IBM MQ file transfer failed event, include which file transfer failed in the alert payload "text" field

Currently, when an event of "IBM MQ file transfer failed" happens, the user needs to login into the UI to examine the event to determine which file transfer has failed. When sending an alert, there is no information in the alert payload that denot...
9 months ago in Instana / Alert / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Need to be able to execute custom SQL queries via the DB2 sensor

While the DB2 sensor is good and has many metrics available, it never has exactly the metrics the customer is looking for. A customer has asked that the DB2 sensor be enhanced to allow them to execute a custom SQL statement and capture the results...
9 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Instana presents resource usage additionally display information from a cluster perspective.

The Ccstomer has presented their requirements for monitoring VMware content. Currently, Instana presents resource usage from a data center perspective, but they wish to additionally display information from a cluster perspective
9 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Allow custom events be created for entity type: IBM MQ MFT Monitor

Currently, IBM MQ MFT Monitor is not available as an entity type to select when creating a custom event. The use case would be to create a custom event on IBM MQ MFT Monitor when they are in a status other than STARTED.
9 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

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...
10 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

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 ...
11 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...
11 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Disk Trends - Ability to aggregate all disk usage trends into an aggregated single metric

Today, if we look at an AIX host within Instana, all it shows in the prebuilt view are insights from individual file systems in terms of disk I/O. What is missing is an aggregated view that combines all the disk I/O together on the host like is cu...
11 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release