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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 Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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Tracing 'Send Email' actions

"Should we see emails sent by our java apps using springs Java mail sender? (I am missing outgoing Emails inside the trace or the email-server as an unmonitored system / host)"
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Java 0 Not under consideration

HAProxy Tracing

Tracing capabilities for HAProxy, similar to what is already available for nginx
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / C / Team Proxies / Tracing 0 Planned for future release

Ability to setup multiple Log Management integrations

Ability to setup multiple Log Management integrations for ELK or others. Use-case, one can have different dashboards for different purposes, currently you can only setup one.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Logging 0 Future consideration

Ability to access Application Logs from Instana UI

Ability to access Application Logs from Instana UI from log management tools alike we now have the ability to access the logs based on infra entities.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Logging 1 Functionality already exists

ASM observer for IBM Public Cloud

Caixa customer with huge investment in IBM Public Cloud, is interested in CP4WAIOps (nowadays we are running a PoC). We need an observer for IBM Public Cloud. The actual one is related to Cloud Foundry which was deprecated a while ago from IBM Pu...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 2 Future consideration

Agent starting time in Agent overview

Sometimes we have new agents reporting to an instana backend. In the agent overview we can't see which agents are new because in the list, there is no "started at" column. But the information is hidden behind the status field. We can see it "on mo...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / WAS 0 Not under consideration

Detailed framework and JDBC information

Ability to collect and report on the used versions of instrumentation frameworks and jdbc drivers. Use-Case: Having performance problems on the database front and with having this information we can determine or exclude problems based on the jdbc ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Java 3 Not under consideration

Artifactory support

Support for getting Artifactory to work as standarized tool alternative to Nexus
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Functionality already exists

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

Alerts for JVM Total Thread count

Could you please let know if we can create an alert if the total thread count is greater than a certain value
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 1 Functionality already exists