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PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
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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Capture number of batched statements in JDBC tracing

The Java JDBC instrumentation picks up calls to org.postgresql.jdbc.PgPreparedStatement#executeBatch. It would be great if Instana's tracing would also pick up (as in attach to the span and present in the UI), the number of batched SQL statements ...
10 months ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 1 Planned for future release

Export custom applicaiton and alert setting

Doe to custom application view will similar with other application. So, export application setting will help to create a new applicaiton view. The customer alert is also the same idea with applicaiton, some alert will similar with other alert sett...
10 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

SSL encryption for psagent workstations

In the near future, Peoplesoft will discontinue support for LLE tuxedo connections, and we'll need to migrate to SSL tuxedo connections (see attached) Presently, in workload scheduler, an extended psagent workstation cannot talk to a peoplesoft t...
10 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Stastd Metric Group by tag

We were collecting Statsd Metrics in this format Metric + Tag name abacus.emailSent#template=account_activated , abacus.emailSent#template=cards_txs_nudge , We would like to have a time line series to group them by tag of each metric and aggregati...
10 months ago in Instana 2 Planned for future release

Add Y-axis to time series in Custom dashboard

we have created a time series widget in custom dashboard but it does not have Y-Axis to indicate the graph values and its becoming difficult to understand and present these values
10 months ago in Instana 3 Not under consideration

MCM Addition of ISM agent to monitor DNS, SNMP and Apache through HTTP

In our environment, we are using APM v8 and monitoring DNS, SNMP and Apache (via HTTP) using ISM agent, we will be upgrading to MCM soon and will be monitoring the same processes.
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

IIB ACE abend, dumps and syslog monitoring through Instana

We would like to monitor IIB ACE system logs, abend and dumps files through Instana remotely. Could you please provide this feature.
10 months ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Future consideration

To add new parameter which will not record all of http parameter by Instana

We would like Instana to add new parameter which will not record all of http parameters by Instana. Because according to our checking with your team, it seem that there is no a parameter which can exclude all of http parameter by Instana. The purp...
10 months ago in Instana 1 Not under consideration

To hide confidential information on Instana's analysis screen

When we are using Instana, currently Instana is displaying http request as below."POST / api / v1 / users / 123456789 / XXXXXXXXX" To hide confidential information, is it possible to display "POST / api / v1 / users /" on the analysis screen? And ...
10 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Not under consideration

Grant creator of the Application the Access Application Perspectives for created App

When a user with limited access tries to create a new Application Perspective, the application perspective gets created, but the user does not get added to the Access Scope, for the newly created Application Perspective. Expected behaviour: that t...
10 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Future consideration