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PINNED Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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Option to add multiple Humio repositories for log monitoring

There are many use cases where there is no single repository for an entire cluster in Humio. Each application/team have their own repository in Humio but the application is running on the same kubernetes cluster (e.g., Production). Instana, right ...
5 months ago in Instana / Logging 4 Future consideration

Adding support EntityFramework Core 6

Provide the same functionality to EntityFramework Core 6 as it exists for: Entity Framework .NET >= 2, >= 3.
5 months ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 1 Functionality already exists

Infrastructure Map too slow

Our Instana has a lot of agents and the Infrastructure Map is not usable. It takes ages to load. We would like to have a solution to this problem, what about having a filter which let us show less agents in the Infrastructure Map? With such a filt...
5 months ago in Instana / Common 3 Future consideration

Expose PHP FPM connectionResets metric

Currently it is not possible to add a custom event based on the connectionResets FPM metric. This would be important to us as the limits set by the default "Too many connections reset" FPM event are too low and we would like to customize it.
5 months ago in Instana / PHP 0 Future consideration

Add (java) context to logs

We're currently writing java logs with logback/slf4j. Using the logstash ArgumentsJsonProvider in our logback.xml this allows us to extend the log message with context information like stack_traces, logger_name, log level but also custom informati...
5 months ago in Instana / Logging / Tracing 3 Functionality already exists

In the Alleviate Pressure Plan the for the cold clusters the sorting order should be reversed to put green clusters at the top.

When utilizing the Alleviate Pressure Plan first a hot cluster is selected which is either a red, yellow, or orange cluster - which are sorted to the top for easy selection. On the next selection to select a cold cluster the sort order is the same...
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Planning 2 Not under consideration

Add directory / patch variable to one liner or silent agent installer

Please add the option to change the installation path of the agent when using the silent installer option, this is to allow us to automate installs using Ansible and apply our path standards that is required. It can be done on the GUI but we requi...
5 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Edit the evaluation granularity for a smart alert

The minimum evaluation granularity for a smart alert is limited at 5 mins, We need to change it so that we get alerts related to slow calls etc which may not persist for more than 5 minutes. Below is a real time scenario. When will a person be ale...
5 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

support for template variables

support for template variables in grafana
5 months ago in Instana / SLO/SLI (STAN) 0 Under review

Enabling Java Profiling for Applications running on Kubernetes

Currently, we only have Instana AutoProfile to support for Java applications which is running on EC2 instacnes. However we want similar feature for an application which is running on Kubernetes hosts as a conatiner application.
5 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Functionality already exists