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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
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...

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Historical Data Migration - Onprem

With a transition for self hosted users from Docker to K3's (Standard Edition) we are seeing alot of customers asking for a data migration tool to save historical data. I understand that configuration is being worked at the moment, but it would be...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Under review

Self-Monitoring Instana with Instana - Document Instana custom metrics

(Self-Hosted) Instana instances can be fully monitored using Instana. If you know which metrics (custom metrics in Instana) to look out for when workload or resources change. Instana should provide up-to-date documentation of internal custom metri...
9 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Future consideration

Bi-Directional Turbonomic Integration for Multiple Tenant Units

Currently the Bidirectional Turbonomic integration only caters for one Instana target within Turbonomic. In this customer's environment, Instana monitors several OpenShift clusters, some of which hosts multiple environments (dev/test/sit) within t...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

Housekeep metric and traces data

Provide a way to automatically house keep old metric and trace data if storage is reaching certain threshold or way to manually delete the data. It's better to have a method to export the data first and delete it. In the future if needed after exp...
2 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

AzureApp service

As we could see, your Azure App Services are discovered and we are able to see the metrics. You were missing the tracing so we did the troubleshooting for that. We could see that our InstanaProfiler is in place and after checking the logs, there a...
2 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Is a defect

Instana fix pack upgrade directly from one version to any version should be possible

Currently we are using 1.239 version which is 6 months old than the latest version 1.263. Currently Instana doesn't support direct upgrade from one version to any version. We have to upgrade atleast 6 times to reach to the latest version 1.263. In...
3 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Not under consideration

New Logging feature available for docker-based on-prem installation

According to this: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=premises-installing-instana-backend-kubernetesopenshift#61-logging-beta it is only possible to enable this if using the Operator.Could we please document how to set...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Logging / Self Hosted 4 Not under consideration

Mutliple small Raw-Span PVCs instead of one large PVC

Answer: Use S3-comptabile object storage https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=openshift-api-reference#s3config for rawSpans to scale PVC limits We get the pvc from an external ceph cluster to openshift cluster. With 1000...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 5 Not under consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Metric Store / Self Hosted 1 Future consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 4 Is a defect