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Windows Agent should be able to use AWS sensor

Windows Agent should be able to use AWS sensor - as per the documentation, AWS sensor can be used only with Linux. The customer's environment is based on Windows, so now he needs to deploy another VM based on Linux which will casue additional cost.
9 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Configure MTLS for IBMMQ

The Use case behind this is that the client needs to configure MTLS for IBMMQ, and needs to provide the certificates (and password/secret) via JKS files. Basically trying to accomplish this in the helm chart: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/ibm-mq/9.3...
10 months ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes / MQ / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Add functionality to retrieve the Instana agent configuration file content in the Instana Agent UI

When troubleshooting Instana agent configurations then it is necessary to have SSH access to the host or Kubernetes cluster. If the UI had this feature then I could get the configuration file with a click of a button which would speeds up troubles...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Functionality already exists

Improving Agent - Repo Mechanism

Improving Agent - Repo Mechanism When there is a service outage in our internal repo (Nexus) that our dynamic Instana agents used, Instana agents are directly affected by this situation and their host discovery is disabled. We have started working...
12 months ago in Instana / Agent 2 Not under consideration

Add support for Memory allocation rate for .NET Core, Java, PHP, Ruby

The Instana profiling documentation states for which technologies Instana currently supports Memory allocation rate (Golang, Node.js, Python). The following are missing .NET Core, Java, PHP, Ruby. Link to documentation: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Instana agent is not supported for K3S kubernete platform. Since this is a slim version and can deployed on IOT platform, we have seen customer are using this in Production

Instana agent is not supported for K3S kubernete platform. Since this is a slim version and can deployed on IOT platform, we have seen customer are using this in Production. This can be good candidate to consider for implemented and we have tested...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 0 Not under consideration

Alert on New Agent Registration at the SaaS Backend

The Customer needs to control the Instana Agent "one-liner installer" which is public information. In that sense, every user that has according permissions, can register a new agent against the Instana Backend. To avoid unwanted agent sprawl the c...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Filter calls on the agent level based on IP addresses

We are running Network Scans against our Linux Server on which our Applications are running. This results in a lot of Calls against our Applications which are traced in instana and looks like an attack. We would like to filter these calls on agent...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Tracing 2 Functionality already exists

Extend backend APIs to export/import gracefully all possible configurations rather than just a few

As an AIOPs practictioner I would want to see the API's (only APIs not the UI) behind config-migration feature be extended to support the migration of all possible Insatna configurations. Currently, it is only limited to Applications, Websites, Mo...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control / Agent / Alert / API-C / Backend Enablement / Extend Capabilities / Integrations / Self Hosted / SRE 3 Not under consideration

Instana k8s as operator + customer file - Exclude namespaces

It definitively makes sense to provide a mechanism which allows users to exclude entities from monitoring based on annotations and meta data
over 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes 0 Not under consideration