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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 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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To alert on CVEs, introduce a new event type in Instana for "Vulnerabilities Detected"

Instana should provide capabilites to create an event based on a vulnerability detected for the particular host/technology, so that the customer's support teams are alerted for the detected vulnerabilities. The event could be either a System Event...
7 months ago in Instana / Security and Compliance 0 Future consideration

Collect Kernel Metrics for Rhel 8+

The customer requires the ability to understand the kernel's usage of CPU per core and Memory. This information directly contributes to their ability to maintain a proactive posture with regard to their infrastructure. Customer wants to see user a...
7 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Windows Agent should be able to use AWS sensor

Windows Agent should be able to use AWS sensor - as per the documentation, AWS sensor can be used only with Linux. The customer's environment is based on Windows, so now he needs to deploy another VM based on Linux which will casue additional cost.
7 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Configuration Precedence for Local and Client Binding Mode

When Client Binding mode is configured, the Agent will still try to use Local Binding mode first, which results in a plethora of error messages which could be avoided by simply skipping the automatic detection if a configuration has been set. This...
7 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Custom Log Library Tracing - Collecting multiple attributes through Instana Java log.SDK.

Now we can collect log.message of custom log library through log.SDK. But it can collect only one attribute (log.message) and you can not collect multiple attributes. our client's custom log library has several attributes such as bellow. com.clien...
8 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Not under consideration

IBM MQ MFT alert payload: on an IBM MQ file transfer failed event, include which file transfer failed in the alert payload "text" field

Currently, when an event of "IBM MQ file transfer failed" happens, the user needs to login into the UI to examine the event to determine which file transfer has failed. When sending an alert, there is no information in the alert payload that denot...
8 months ago in Instana / Alert / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Allow OracleDB sensor data captured to be interrogated.

At present the information exposed by the OracleDB sensor is fairly limited. Furthermore, it is not possible to analyse the data in any detail. For example it shows top 10 SQL by CPU, but you can not search by SQL ID and see how the SQL has perfor...
8 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 0 Future consideration

OracleDB sensor to work for Oracle Standard Edition as well as Enterprise Edition

Currently the Instana OracleDB sensor requires Oracle Enterprise Edition to access the full functionality, as this requires access to some views which in turn require Enterprise Edition to avoid any breaches of Oracle licence. The enhancement woul...
8 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Add Kafka as an Alert Channel

Some customer as CA GIP want to collect all the data on a Topic Kafka to be consumed by other applications/services. We can do that with a middleware and a webhook, but having a real alert channel to send data directly with custom payload.
8 months ago in Instana / MQ 0 Future consideration

Create an Instana agent sensor for CP4D

While Instana can generically monitor the infrastructure, OCP cluster and services that make up CP4D, it does not collect and visualize any specific internal CP4D metrics. Instana agents use sensors to monitor various technology components which c...
8 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration