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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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Create API to purge data for a given agent/host

The agent on our Instana backend host got switched from Infrastructure mode to APM mode and cause the system to consume more than 100 GB of data over the course of just a few days. We switched it back off, but now we are stuck with all this data w...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 4 Is a defect

OpenSearch Support

As an user of the Self Hosted Instana Backend/Datastore, it would be beneficial to be able to replace ElasticSearch with OpenSerach (Interpropability of ES and OS). OpenSearch is available as a managed service on AWS or as K8s operator (https://gi...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Not under consideration

Configuration of Access and Error Logs Retention and Size Policies for Nginx in Instana

Currently, the access and error logs generated by Nginx in Instana are stored under /var/log/instana/nginx and can occupy significant disk space. However, there is no way to configure retention and size policies for these logs, which can lead to s...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 5 Future consideration

able to have an option to change EUM reportingURL in snippet in the UI.

Currently in Instana K8s operator the AcceptorUrls seem to be solely based on the baseDomain. This is then used also in the UI in EUM Website Configuration in reportingUrl and script src, e.g.: <script> (function(s,t,a,n){s[t]||(s[t]=a,n=s[a...
10 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring / Self Hosted 0 Future consideration

Allow to change Instana backend port from 443 to non-standard

Our customer is asking possibility to change default port of their K8s Instana backend. They use Instana behind loadbalancer. We found that if we stop Instana operator and specify the port manually at "gateway" config map: location / { return 301...
10 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0

Support for podman on RHEL8 for Self-hosted backend server

At this point, we are not planning to add support for hosting the Instana backend with podman. The RHEL 8 docker package has been replaced by the container-tools module in RHEL 8 and some customers do not want to install docker-ce for RHEL 8 for t...
over 2 years ago in Instana / Self Hosted 12 Not under consideration

Publication of API docs for the self-hosted k8s operator releases

API documentation for Docker-based self-hosted backends is available via https://$INSTANA_URL/docs/index.html.The customer would like to have the same for the Kubernetes operator self-hosted backend for each released version.Ticket: https://instan...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Self Hosted 0 Future consideration

Using Instana fully non-root after installation (docker)

We are expecting to use Instana fully non-root after the installation including Instana CLI commands such as start, stop and update.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 3 Not under consideration

Configure maintenance flyouts

User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Self Hosted 2 Not under consideration

Possibility to configure ulimits of instana containers (docker-based on-premise setup)

We recently had an issue with the max amount of open files per container. The Instana support told us, that there is currently no option to configure that. We'd love to configure that for specific containers in the settings.hcl file.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 3 Not under consideration