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PINNED 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?
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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Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud support for Z APM Distributed Gateway and OMEGAMON Instana Integration Proxy

Please add the official support for Z APM Distributed Gateway and OMEGAMON Instana Integration Proxy work on Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud.1) We'd like to know if it would be possible by Dec 92) Our customer requires that the verification test wo...
over 1 year ago in Instana / IBM Z 0 Future consideration

Warning and Critical are two rules -> Must be correlatable

Warning and Critical are two rules -> Must be correlatable
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Add tags on every level of the landscape

Please add the ability to apply tags on every level, not just on hosts. So i.e. tag a Tomcat with a specific label or tag a java process as per desire.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Dependency map service locations

The map build up by Instana seems to shuffle the services around at random. Meaning if you are analysing the map and either it refreshes or you reload the page, the service can be somewhere else. This is confusing for users
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Tag prefix defintion for teams in RBAC avoiding uncontrolled growth in APs

To avoiding an uncontrolled growth in APs, we suggest to set tag-prefixes per team to allow an easy recognition and applying of naming convention for APs.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Future consideration

use "Application Info" in filters

lot of application-related and other info is collected by Instana and e. g. shown in the sidebar of dashboards. Example: Is it anyhow possible to use such values in filters? Usecase: I want to get an overview about all springboot services that sti...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Future consideration

Improve usability of "Process Top List"

When I open a host dashboard, obviously the newest available “Top Process List” is shown, that is inside the selected timerange. It would be very useful in troubleshooting, if we could flexibly select the interesting timestamp of the “Process Top ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Infrastructure 0 Future consideration

expose datacenter together with nodeID at cassandra node level metrics

Cassandra metrics with instana are presented at cluster level or at node level. Cassandra clusters often have multiple data centers (DC). If one runs a nodetool status command, they can see a list of all nodes (showing node name, nodeID,...) group...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Enhance abnormal process termination detection with process name/PID of the KILL signal origin

The eBPF process termination sensor could enrich generated the events with name and PID of the process that sent the KILL signal. Similar to what BCC does: https://github.com/iovisor/bcc/blob/master/tools/killsnoop_example.txt
over 1 year ago in Instana / C / Team Proxies 0 Future consideration

Mobile browser compatible GUI

It would be very helpful if the alerts page had a mobile friendly view. When being paged, especially late at night, I’m generally trying to coordinate everything off of my phone while getting to my computer. Additionally, when dealing with after h...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Common 0 Future consideration