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Instana Cloud service agent for Oracle Cloud (OCI)

I'm looking for a Cloud service agent for Oracle Cloud like Instana one for Azure or AWS in order to be able to observe the services we are using: Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) Autonomous Database (ATP/ADW) Data Catalog Integration Cloud (OIC) Gen ...
12 months ago in Instana / Extend Domains / Platform Coverage / Sensor 1 Future consideration

AIX processes reports "Started At" inaccurately.

AIX processes reports "Started At" inaccurately. If we restart Instana Agent it gets the time from the Instana agent restart as "Started At"
9 months ago in Instana / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Azure DDoS Protection event

A customer asked to add Azure DDoS Protection as an event in Instana. The use case is that is there is an DDOS attack and most traffic are blocked but not all. The traffic that gets through might cause some issues on the application and it would b...
9 months ago in Instana / Azure / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Support the use of kubernetes ServiceAccounts for AWS authorization

Currently the AWS agent can only be deployed on EC2 or ECS. Since we moved to EKS we would like to run the AWS agent inside EKS but without passing credentials to the serivce. The AWS way of doing this would be to assign an IAM role to the Service...
almost 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Additional ActiveMQ metrics

Additional ActiveMQ metrics (Memory Percent Usage, Store Usage, Health, Current Status, etc.)
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

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 ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 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)
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Java / Sensor 1 Future consideration

For the Power systems, need local agent in VIOS similar to what others are certified for in https://community.ibm.com/community/user/power/viewdocument/vios-recognized-list

Local agent installations on the VIOS on Power Servers will help to fetch metrices at more granular level than the minimum 5m offered by the HMC. After discussion with Power sales team, this remains one of the main bottleneck to position Instana a...
4 months ago in Instana / IBM Power / Sensor 0 Under review

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 Functionality already exists

Add WebSphere (WAS) information to Analytics filters

Hello, Can you please add WebSphere (WAS) information like Server Name, Node Name and Cell Name into Analytics filters? This would be useful because it would allow us to group calls by those WebSphere information. Something similar is already done...
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor / WAS 1 Future consideration