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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 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...

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Enable custom Instana SDK instrumentation on an individual pod

Adding custom spans to Java applications using the Instana SDK requires configuration on the agent. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=references-configuration-based-java-trace-sdk#example When the Instana agent is dep...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Functionality already exists

Monitor number of pods in a specific namespace in Kubernetes

It is useful to monitor the number of pods especially if the pods reaches a threshold.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 4 Functionality already exists

Disabling instrumentation for a specific pod and jdbc connection

Hi, We request you the possibility to disable tracing for an specific pod or for any specific jdbc connection. Right now the only wat to disable tracing for a pod is by doing ignore processes. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/curr...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Tracing 3 Functionality already exists

Add using MS Active Directory user groups for managing user acces.

Give different access to the Instana application for members of Active Directory user group and not for specific user. Requested by Banks Security team
about 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Functionality already exists

Multiple Choice for HTTP Status Codes alert

We were working on smart alert and just want to monitor 501,500,503,400,404 error. But don't see the abilities to add specific codes. Multiple Choice would be grate option to select alerts.
about 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 3 Functionality already exists

LDAP integration - automatic retrieve list of users and groups

It would be a useful feature that Instana, after the integration with LDAP, would automatically retrieve all users and groups from the LDAP according to the filter given in the LDAP configuration. This way administration of new users would be m...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control 5 Functionality already exists

Hostname details instead of service name in custom event alert?

The customer would like to see Hostname details in custom event alerts instead of service or process names.
over 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Support Spectrum v10.5(21.2.1) in nco-p-ca-spectrum-corba probe [Case number: TS006479579]

More details available at [Case number: TS006479579] Hi, We Citigroup are using Broadcom spectrum product to monitor Network and want to forward the alerts event to Netcool Corba probe if any issue. Currently IBM Netcool nco-p-ca-spectrum-corba pr...
over 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 3 Functionality already exists

Detecting Instana Agents not reporting data

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over 2 years ago in Instana 0 Functionality already exists

ASM Topology Viewer: Status or Colouring

Current STATUS of resource in ASM, especially its colouring based on event severity is incorrect. if a link down only the connectedTo or layer2 link between the interface and device should change colour and rest all remain black. Unless there is a...
almost 3 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Functionality already exists