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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 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...

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Report properly OOM pod events

Make sure all OOMs are reported properly.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 3 Planned for future release

Add cluster wide usage lines to graphs

It would be good to have the same usage lines in the graph as we see them on namespaces or deployments.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Add customizable columns to the event page

It would be nice to have customizable columns on the events list.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 2 Future consideration

Instana console showing servers in offline state

There happend a case where a few servers had instana agent stopped running and they stopped showing up on the console infrastructure monitoring. There should be a way in the instana console where we can see the server being shown in the map or in ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Future 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...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Go / Tracing 3 Not under consideration

Improving Kubernetes Alerting

Status quo Built-in event ("Kubernetes Pod condition status") for when a Kubernetes pod reports 'Not Ready' state for more than one minute. Desired Ability to get alerted when pods created within last 30 minutes reports 'Not Ready' state for more ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Network Visibility

Due to the increasingly complex nature of the network, we spend a lot of time tracking down connectivity issues. These issues might be due to an unknown firewall rule, a misconfigured network policy, or incorrect routing setup in Kubernetes. Addin...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Future consideration

Map Groups with SAML (Okta)

We have SSO setup for the Instana Backend using SAML with Okta. We would like to be able to map groups provided by the Idp to Instana roles/groups. The ability to map our internal LDAP groups to Instana groups would give us the ability to apply ac...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control / Security and Compliance 2 Functionality already exists

Override the Entity in the Event SDK

We are using event sdk within our OpenShift environment. https://www.instana.com/docs/api/agent/#event-sdk-web-service We are able to trigger events from within a pod, but they come in listed as an entitytype of Host. We would like these events to...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Spring Batch Tracing

We are trying to gather traces from Spring Batch applications running as steps in an Argo workflow. The applications may start processing before the Instana agent has discovered and instrumented the JVM. We need a method to effectively trace Sprin...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 2 Planned for future release