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PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...

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Use optman parameter for progressive switchplan instead of modify script

Hello, Currently, there is two options to manage stop agent progression in switchplan : conman stop @!/@/@ \; wait \; noaskconman stop @!/@/@ ; progressive This two lines are in switchplan script in IWS install directory, one is commented the othe...
27 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

In overlay windows such as action center the link to the entity on which homepage the overlay was opened does not work

In overlay windows such as action center the link to the entity on which homepage the overlay was opened does not work as it refers to the same URL. This is the case in all Turbo installations self-hosted and SaaS. Find attached a video outlining ...
28 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Availability Check for SAP Non ABAP Systems (Convergent Charging, BO Systems, SAP Web Dispatcher, and so on)

These are the relvante Metrics which we had to monitored For Convergent Charging Systems: SAP CC Instance Availability High GC heap usage It would be helpful if Instana could execute Powershell scripts and evaluate the corresponding status of the ...
28 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Availability Check of an SAP JAVA NetWeaver Instance and the necessary metrics

These are the relvante Metrics which we had to monitored: Java System Availability (check the https://<<saphostname>>:<<Port>>/startPage) Java-System HTTP-Avilability (check the https://<<saphostname>>:<<P...
28 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Set workflows to run on all workers in a worker pool

It would be useful to be able to set a workflow to be executed on every worker in a worker pool, rather than round robin. This is useful for testing type scenarios when I'd want to run the same test from multiple endpoints and collate the results....
29 days ago in Rapid Network Automation 0 Submitted

Adding Connection metrics in IBM MQ Channel while creating Instana Events

Connection metric should be included while defining event for IBM MQ Channel. Giving the user privilege to define event to monitor connections made to a channel.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Integration DPOD - Instana

DPOD allows to see in depth what happens with the transactions on the datapower, instana does not have this functionality and it would be complementary to have this information at the application level, trying to have a complete end-to-end view.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Submitted

Instana agent must bring metrics from multiple database services with different ports on local host.

The current Instana implemented code picks the “port” number from configuration.yaml file and figures out that what is database service name (or SID) and connects and brings-in corresponding metrics. IBM developers may update the code to read mult...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Uploaded files into IBM support system must be visible and downloadable to corresponding customers. It will help IBM support and customers to refer to same document and avoid any confusion.

Uploaded files into IBM support system must be visible and downloadable to corresponding customers. It will help IBM support and customers to refer to same document and avoid any confusion.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

Logs of span rate limiting should be write in INFO level in agent.log to detect it worked.

Instana manual explains as following; > If you see logs like Suppressed spans due to high number of short or Discarded span due to queue overflow in the agent log, it means that the Java tracer experienced heavy load on span processing. The des...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Logging 0 Submitted