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Agent configuration file should support more alternative solutions to hide clear text passwords than HashiCorp Vault.

Security teams in enterprise customers are not approving passwords to be stored in clear text format in agent configuration yaml file. According to the current documentation of Instana, only solution provided to this issue is HashiCorp Vault (http...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 4 Not under consideration

Golang AutoTrace

Add AutoTrace for Golang. Besides our custom operators, a lot of Kubernetes components are written in Golang. We would like tracing for Golang without having to update the code. I suspect the approach would likely need to use eBPF instead of using...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Go / Tracing 3 Not under consideration

Add "message" tag for monitoring kafka

I'm using instana for tracing requests and sometimes our http endpoints send kafka messages to topics.I added instrumentation for kafka python library we are using so that in can be traced in instana. Issue I'm facing is - I need to show message b...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Python / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Monitoring mainframe call

Our user need to monitor mainframe call but at this time we can't instrumenting the technology(mainframe library)
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 2 Not under consideration

Filter on exit endpoints (Capture http headers for exit calls)

Hello, We are facing an issue due to restrictions in Instana. We can't get contextual informations on endpoints going to non instrumented applications.The consequence is that we can't manage incidents the same way if they come from an internal or ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

support com.instana.secrets filtering on HTTP cookie headers

The HTTP Cookie header is useful to capture for debugging purposes. However, for security in depth it would be beneficial to be able to mask certain cookies, e.g. the login/session cookie.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Security and Compliance / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Add the ability to identify the requesting IP-Address when using Java-Tracing ( Tomcat/WebLogic etc.)

As described in the title, it would be extremly helpful for our customer if he could correlate traces captured by Instana with the IP-Address of the requesting client. The functionality would be most useful if it was implemented just like with the...
7 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Not under consideration

Tracing through Ivory & CICS Transaction Gateway (CTG) with Instana

SOAP endpoints running in CICS are recognised in Instana as endpoints only when served through an Ivory Server and the CICS Transaction Gateway (CTG). Native CTG tracing should provide insights required to expose endpoints as Service entities in I...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration