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Monitoring mainframe call

Our user need to monitor mainframe call but at this time we can't instrumenting the technology(mainframe library)
4 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Needs more information

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 ...
4 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Analytics: Filter backend calls based on origin == mobile app

Background and context The context of this idea is that Instana is monitoring a backend api + a mobile app which is using that backend api. In this scenario there is a risk of getting other sources of traffic (scraping bots, malicious actors, frau...
5 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring / Tracing 0 Future 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.
5 months ago in Instana / Security and Compliance / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Capture number of batched statements in JDBC tracing

The Java JDBC instrumentation picks up calls to org.postgresql.jdbc.PgPreparedStatement#executeBatch. It would be great if Instana's tracing would also pick up (as in attach to the span and present in the UI), the number of batched SQL statements ...
6 months ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 1 Planned for future release

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...
2 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Needs more information