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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 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.

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Add the ability to identify the requesting IP-Address when using Java-Tracing ( Tomcat/WebLogic etc.)

As described in the title, it would be extremly helpful for our customer if he could correlate traces captured by Instana with the IP-Address of the requesting client. The functionality would be most useful if it was implemented just like with the...
10 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Not under consideration

Java method tracing pre-defined options

Instana is unable to determine the time/performance at the Java “method” level. Instana requires either of the two of traces to be enabled to capture the method level performance, 1. Configuration based SDK trace: No changes on the application cod...
10 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Planned for future release

Permission: Seperate permissions / introduce new permission for Service endpoint configuration

Currently "Service and Endpoint Mapping" permission is keeping global permissions to custom service rule and synthetic endpoints. We bellive that service endpoint configuration should be done by users for their services while global permission sho...
10 months ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Future consideration

Rate Function without the mean over time

A customer is using Instana Dashboard to display Prometheus metrics and using the Mean and Rate function. The calculation of the Rate function returns the difference divided by the time period. The customers idea is to have an option or the metric...
10 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Future consideration

Add functionality to retrieve the Instana agent configuration file content in the Instana Agent UI

When troubleshooting Instana agent configurations then it is necessary to have SSH access to the host or Kubernetes cluster. If the UI had this feature then I could get the configuration file with a click of a button which would speeds up troubles...
10 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Functionality already exists

Find Kubernetes entities if the end time is greater than the entity lifetime

At the moment one can find an entity (e.g. Kubernetes Deployment) if the start time is earlier than the entity creation time but it is not possible to find an entity if the selected end time in the UI is later than the entity deletion/termination/...
10 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Support Apache Httpd for servers with PowerPC 64 bits little endian (ppc64le) architecture

Hi, Financiera Efectiva has some servers running on Power PC 64 little endian architecture. Currently, Instana doesn't support this architecture. Please your support for enabling the tracing module and tracing library to trace all the request. Reg...
10 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Openshift's S2I Python Apps Trace

The customer wants to trace Python applications which are built by Openshift's S2I method by using Instana's Python Autotrace Webhook. However, this feature could be used with a workaround solution by adding "INSTANA_AUTOTRACE_USE_LIB_INSTANA_INIT...
11 months ago in Instana / Python 0 Future consideration

Improving Agent - Repo Mechanism

Improving Agent - Repo Mechanism When there is a service outage in our internal repo (Nexus) that our dynamic Instana agents used, Instana agents are directly affected by this situation and their host discovery is disabled. We have started working...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent 2 Not under consideration

Instana support for monitoring Netezza

Customer is asking for a way to monitor traffic, load and performance for Netezza Performance Server in near real time.
11 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 1 Future consideration