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Availability Check of an SAP JAVA NetWeaver Instance and the necessary metrics

These are the relvante Metrics which we had to monitored: Java System Availability (check the https://<<saphostname>>:<<Port>>/startPage) Java-System HTTP-Avilability (check the https://<<saphostname>>:<<P...
25 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Uninstalling agent should remove all files and libraries

When uninstalling the Instana agent customer expect that everything related to the Instana agent should get removed. This is not the case for PHP monitoring. After you uninstall the agent there is still Instana files outside the agent folder that ...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Instana agent must bring metrics from multiple database services with different ports on local host.

The current Instana implemented code picks the “port” number from configuration.yaml file and figures out that what is database service name (or SID) and connects and brings-in corresponding metrics. IBM developers may update the code to read mult...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Use service name instead of host IP to reach instana agent from monitored applications in K8s

Dear colleagues Tanzu k8s cluster have strict security rules that block communication between podNetwork and hostNetwork IP addresses. The effect of it is inability or significant reduce in flexibility to trace applications like JVM based. Solutio...
5 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Under review

We need an alternative to the Hashicorp vault

I continue to run into more customers that demand a vault other than Hashicorp as a way to securely store credentials for the configuration.yaml file. Previously, I opened this idea, but it was rejected: https://ideas.ibm.com/ideas/INSTANA-I-271 I...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Adding proxy configuration in Instana Sensor for AZURE

We need to use a proxy definition to reach Azure from the Instana agent on which there is a Instana cloud service agents In the AWS conguration is possible to specify a proxy We need the same option for AZURE In the INSTANA documentation To config...
12 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

support requests routed by the Apache Sling

Requests routed by the Apache Sling is not properly handled by the Java Trace plugin. We have noticed that Instana is capturing Apache Sling calls as erroneous calls. We have raised a support ticket with Instana support and the suggestion was to r...
9 months ago in Instana / Agent 9 Planned for future release

Feature to change Instana metrics granularity / polling interval

There is a 1s granularity hard-coded in Instana. That is for example for host metrics and JVM etc. It would be great if we could increase the granularity at will in UI admin settings and at agent-level in configurations. For performance related re...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Host Agent to run without sudoers permission

We've gotten this request from a few customers that don't want processes running as root. The request is to provide support for the Host Agent to run as non-root user. The customer understands that they would be giving up some of the discovery cap...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 3 Future consideration

Modify Custom Zone and Tags of the agents from Instana web UI

Currently when we wish to modify the custom zone or the tags for one agent, we need to connect to the host, go to the configuration.yaml and change the file. For security reason, it isn't always possible to connect manually to the host. I wish to ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 6 Not under consideration