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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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Release Notes / Changelog for API

I never find API related release notes/change logs anywhere. Please publish them with every new release, so that we can understand what has changed and how when updating our services.
4 months ago in Instana / API-C 0 Submitted

Ability to globalize endpoint mapping

The default rule for determining http endpoints: "Use the first url segment" is insufficient for us in many areas. There are two ways to override this: 1. Creation of a large number of additional rules with endpoint definitions in the Instana conf...
4 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Needs more information

Ability to have an "expand all" button for custom metrics

Customer is sending for each handheld mobile device (MDE) 2 StatsD metrics to Instana resulting in many "causes of problems" having to analyse each custom metric. It is easier to see if there is something going on when having the ability to open...
4 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Future consideration

Mark "downstream" services accordingly and filter them in the dashboard

Once you select "Automatically include Downstream Services in Applications" it would be interesting to: (1) See the "downstream services" marked as such in the "services" list and dependancy map etc. (2) Have an ability to turn on/off the downstr...
4 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives / Common 0 Future consideration

Ability for Profiling IBM J9 runtime

Please add the ability for Profiling IBM J9 runtime
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 2 Not under consideration

understand which agent is used for monitoring a remote service

We are using remote monitoring of oracle-databases on some agents. How is it possible to identify in InstanaUI, which agent is executing the monitoring for a dedicated database / contains the config in configuration.yaml? This makes difficult al...
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Under review

Get warning if heap-size for datastore in settings.hcl is smaller then recommended size

When Instana is setup, we can add in settings.hcl configurations related to the heap size of each Instana datastore/component. It would help to generate a warning (while running an instana command or directly in Instana itself) to alert that the g...
4 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Future consideration

Full support for Spring Integration framework within Java tracer

Currently, Spring Integration is not a fully supported framework. Some of the calls are supported, but not all.
4 months ago in Instana / Agent / Java / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Provide Infra metrics for custom dashboard in Self-managed Dashboard

In the custom dashboard, Infra and Platform metrics is in "coming soon" status long time. My financial client can't adopt SaaS Instana because it is overseas region. Could you provide infra and platform capability also for the self-managed enviro...
4 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 4

Support for r2dbc

Hi team, opening this feature request on behalf of a customer to support monitoring of r2dbc projects which is "the new cool way to access databases" :) Comments from customer:"we have a fully reactive Spring-Boot application which uses R2DBC to a...
4 months ago in Instana / Agent / Java / Sensor 0 Future consideration