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Installing the host agent on HP-UX Operating System

Support installing the host agent on HP-UX Operating System.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Add support for MongoDB with Kerberos Authentication

Instana agent does not support monitoring MongoDB configured with Kerberos Authentication
8 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Instana EKS Fargate support

Please support AWS EKS fargate. Instana is the best solution for cloud native environment monitoring. Considering it, EKS fargate need to be supported, because if user is focusing cloud native, then EKS fargate is in their target list. BP NSSOL th...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes / Tracing 5 Planned for future release

Monitorng issue:jvm_attach_generic with Istio AuthorizationPolicy

Now,When we use istio Authorization Policy which allow instana-agent request,Errors(Monitorng issue:jvm_attach_generic) occur. Because of "With Istio AuthorizationPolicy enabled, the problem with socket is not ready to listen to command we send fr...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 4 Planned for future release

Differentiate between Agent and JVM offline events.

It is not possible to differentiate between a JVM going offline and if there is a communication drop with the Instana agent. This has been discussed with IBM support TS013050872. Request for service improvement to be able to tell the difference so...
10 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Agent starting time in Agent overview

Sometimes we have new agents reporting to an instana backend. In the agent overview we can't see which agents are new because in the list, there is no "started at" column. But the information is hidden behind the status field. We can see it "on mo...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / WAS 0 Not under consideration

Limiting host agent CPU installed using Archive (tar.gz) technology

The agent is being installed using the static host agent tar.gz file provided by the Backend, the compress file is copied and extracted on the target host. Then, the agent is configured as needed. Using the archive technology (tar.gz) you can limi...
10 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Needs to monitor swap/paging metrics for AIX hosts

We need to monitor and alert on swap/paging metrics for AIX and Windows hosts. After having configured events for these metrics, they triggered incorrectly for AIX and Windows and instana support confirmed with engineering that they only provide t...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 2 Not under consideration

Supports HTTP Tracing for ppc64le little-endian architecture

Important finance company in Peru, is about to acquire Instana and needs to monitor with Instana agents the trace of its web servers. This is possible but the architecture is not supported.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 0 Not under consideration

Process-Level Configuration for Prometheus Scraper in Instana Agent (Kubernetes/OpenShift)

Summary: This idea outlines the essential need for a generic per-process configuration for scraping Prometheus data in Instana. The current missing of this feature limits Prometheus monitoring on Kubernetes and OpenShift; workarounds are causing u...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration