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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...
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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Potential Problems Digest

a single location for viewing/reviewing anomalies is desired.Customer’s use case needs a 1-week look back
almost 3 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Not under consideration

Need to Modify Built-in Event for System load too high (parametrization of built-in events)

The customer needs to modify one built-in event for High CPU Utilization .Changes they want in metric:
1. Load Threshold = 75 % (85% for streaming servers)
2. Sliding window span = 15 min Can you please help them to create a new built-in event wit...
almost 3 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Not under consideration

Traces are not shown for a "hmsbatchscheduler" service when selected larger duration

add the historic data indicator to the dashboards to avoid the confusion.
about 3 years ago in Instana 1 Not under consideration

Instana Agent should only bind to port 42699 on select private interfaces

We would like to stop the Docker agent from listening on port 42699.
about 3 years ago in Instana 2 Not under consideration

define specific tmp folder

The client request the possibility to redefine the location of the temporary files. Use case:https://www.instana.com/docs/setup_and_manage/host_agent/on/linux/#temporary-files states that the location for temporary files is /tmp/.instana .As the I...
about 3 years ago in Instana 0 Not under consideration

Mapping of MySQL in Application Perspective - Service Naming Rules

my idea would be to create a service mapping like this:
{
"tagFilterExpression": {
"type": "TAG_FILTER" 
"name": "call.http.host" 
"value": "" 
"operator": "EQUALS" 
"entity": "NOT_APPLICABLE"
} 
"unmonitoredServiceName": "MySQL_" 
"description": ...
about 3 years ago in Instana 0 Not under consideration

More verbose/readable audit logs in Instana UI

I would like more verbosity in the Audit Log with more detail of what exactly changed so that I can more accurately evaluate (or undo) changes made by users.
 IIRC this was mainly around 1) the use of IDs rather than display names and 2) vague eve...
about 3 years ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Not under consideration

Alerts/Events details download option in Incident page CSV/Excel

The client would like to have an option to download a list of triggered Alerts/Events via an excel/csv file based on an applied filter. Use-case:To do more analysis like frequent alerts max impacted services and etc.
about 3 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Not under consideration

Managing group permissions separate from group members via API

The client would like to propose a feature request for managing group permissions through the Instana API without always providing all group members.
over 3 years ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Not under consideration

Display number of Active Servers for a respective service against time-series chart

Customer would like to monitor their ASG based EC2 instances auto-scaling activity and they want a metric to plot in custom dashboards against the time-series chart. They have attached a reference image which they used to plot in their previous AP...
over 2 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Not under consideration