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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.
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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Extend thread dump with viable thread details

The Instana thread dump does not contain the following meta information of a thread: Priority (prio): the priority of the threadJava ID (tid): the unique ID given by the JVMNative ID (nid): the unique ID given by the OS Please add these details as...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Java 0 Under review

Expand public cloud targets to include Oracle (specifically Oracle in C2E)

The US Federal government's C2E contract provides for AWS, Azure, Google, and Oracle public clouds in isolated, classified environments. Oracle is the only cloud that we do not support on C2E (high-side). Please add Oracle. I am happy to share mor...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Under review

Monitoring Tibco BW - tracing

Hi, Based on Request #24197 and Request #24185 Tibco BW (https://www.tibco.com/products/tibco-businessworks) is not supported by Instana. We have all our business logic there and right now we do not have any way to monitor or trace it. Business wo...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 0 Under review

Automated report from instana dashboards

We are trying to send an automated report from instana custom dashboard via email, but we don't see any options available in UI also don't see anything in the instana documentation. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability Please help wit...
about 1 month ago in Instana / SRE 0 Under review

Provide fixed relative positioning for vertices in the topology templates

It is essential to be able to provide the functionlaity in the AIOPs topology building templates to fix the positioning of the vertex and thier neighbouring vertex. The vertex when positioned via the drag-and-drop function during the template buil...
about 1 month ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 1 Under review

Use service name instead of host IP to reach instana agent from monitored applications in K8s

Dear colleagues Tanzu k8s cluster have strict security rules that block communication between podNetwork and hostNetwork IP addresses. The effect of it is inability or significant reduce in flexibility to trace applications like JVM based. Solutio...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Under review

Updates on multiple Policies - Currently only 50 records selected for SelectAll

We are not able to update multiple policies at one time. If we need to enable/disable/archive of policies, currently only 50 is selected at a time. Need to provide option to select more records (ideally SelectAll should select everything in the li...
about 1 month ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories. Want capabilities that are similar to ITM v6. Customers use this capability to indicate whether their applications are performing properly. For example, if there are too many fi...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Common 0 Under review

Enable Instana Agent Sampling

Enable Instana Agent to sample data e.g. traces. Best to do by customer configuration setting.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Under review

Remove couple of drop down options in MWM

Need to remove the "!=" and "not like" drop down options from the out of the box MWM selection.. users have mistakenly used these options to create MM so it has suppressed all the alerts coming into the system. To avoid these mistakes in the futur...
about 1 month ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review