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Openshift Service Mesh support

Instana agent on Openshift currently does not support Service Mesh bypass and monitoring .
7 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Planned for future release

About hiding the Managemet menu

For pods in production and disaster environments, there is a function that allows you to restart and reboot from the Management menu displayed on the pod screen of Instana. Since it is an environment that anyone can touch, the target was accident...
8 months ago in Instana / Agent 4 Not under consideration

Scope - Host availability detection

under System rule "Host availability detection", we would like have option for Scope setting, for instance Selected entitites by Zone or by Host Name.
9 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Host sensor needs to be able to monitor NIC status

Customers need to understand the status of their NICs to ensure that their networking is functioning properly. Currently, the Instana Host Agent only collects the performance metrics of the NICs and not the satus.
9 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Filter Kubernetes namespaces

In some cases, customers want to install IBM Instana host agent on K8s workers nodes from K8s cluster managed by third party and used by several clients (shared resources). If worker nodes are dedicated for a customer, it could be great to be able...
9 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Future consideration

Add support for MongoDB with Kerberos Authentication

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

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...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 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...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 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...
12 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Allow configuration of the "No responses received for > 10 seconds" value

Request to allow the configuration of the default 10 second value when an agent is disconnected from the SAAS instana Dashboard. We have experienced on occasion network convergences or brief unexpected outages at which point our Instana's Agents l...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 2 Is a defect