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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
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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Support for Elasticsearch 8.12.x

Hi team, Customer has been using Elasticsearch for a few years and asked support since version 8.1.x but now has 8.12.x and the latest we support is 8.11.x Please enable support for version 8.12.x, this is important to monitor production systems. ...
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Functionality already exists

PHP 8.3 support

PHP 8.3 was released on 23 Nov 2023. Instana only supports 8.2, see https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-php#supported-versions
6 months ago in Instana / PHP 1 Functionality already exists

Limit what files are copied per pod by instana-instrumentation-init

The typical duration of instana-instrumentation-init is 2 seconds. This becomes an issue during node consolidation and when pods are moved to a new node. I’ve analysed the reason for this slow performance, and it is likely due to the init containe...
7 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Functionality already exists

Resize Recommendation is below default policy settings

Turbonomic console recommendation gives adjustments below default settings causing our estimates to be wrong pre and post activities. The total at the top of Pending Actions dialogue shows all recommendations even below minimums. We need to be abl...
8 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 1 Functionality already exists

Add field "IP Address" in comparison table

If there is a field displaying the IP address, it will be more convenient to identify the host. It's best to provide users with a way to customize the table using the provided field selection.
8 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 1 Functionality already exists

Make Instana Agent removal completely clean. Currently, there is no uninstaller when performing Static install, so differences remain in the registry.

When instana agent is installed statically on windows, updates and writes are made to the windows registry when start.bat is used, which cannot be removed.This is because there is no uninstaller for static installations. Enterprise-grade customers...
8 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Functionality already exists

Allow label mapping in analytics or custom dashboards

Example use: Visualizaton of kubernetes metrics e.g. for resource_limits
8 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 7 Functionality already exists

MultiChannelHTTP Transport should implement retry functionalities

MultiChannelHTTP Transport should implement retry functionalities similar to the legacy HTTP Transport. # retryLimit - The number of time for http client to retry connection if previously failed. # retryLimit = 2 # # retryWait - The amount of time...
9 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 2 Functionality already exists

To export all certified OID's with respect to Object types and certified KPI's in Sevone

Hi Team, Appreciated your all idea's . One more suggestion we required to provide that for future versions is to add option like "To export all certified OID's with respect to Object types and certified KPI's in Sevone" So it will be useful to kee...
9 months ago in SevOne / Network Management System (NMS) 4 Functionality already exists

Allow capability to change TimeZone

Please allow capability to change the timezone. We have multiple teams globally and each of them see instana which shows time in their own timezone.But while reviewing together, most of the time we want to change it to one timezone, say EST so tha...
9 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Functionality already exists