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PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.
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?

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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

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

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

Better Agent update management

Controlling and managing agent updates is difficult, and at times does not work, or at least, does not work as expected. We have had difficulty suspending updates in K8s - turning it off has been temporary, finding it on again. Automatic updates...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Output of netstat from host dashboard

In this particular case - execute a netstat command and get the output - perhaps in a popup window like we do for thread dumps or command line parameters. In general, I get requests to execute arbitrary commands from the context of a dashboard. ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

long SQL query limit

when an application run long SQL queries in a call, the query seems to be cut of after 4096 characters. In my case the query is generated from MS Dynamics 365 and I would like to see the 'Group by' and 'where' statements as well, to determind if t...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Event on Redis cluster integrity

We would like to monitor our Redis clusters' integrity. We run multiple clusters with multiple shards. Each shard should have at least one replica. Example output from `redis cluster nodes` with three shards each with a replica:# redis cluster nod...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Allow visibility on timed out Redis requests on the client side

In our redis client implementation instana does not trace high latency calls that raise a timeout exception. For better understanding redis behaviour these slow calls should be traced as well.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 1 Future consideration

IBM Tivoli Management Services need to support Linux on Z monitoring agent for IBM Netcool/Impact

The government of Canada has a very large Linux on Z environment and we want to make use of this footprint to run ITM monitoring agent for Netcool/ Impact without having to acquire additional hardware
over 1 year ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Functionality already exists