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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
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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Need to operate with timestamps to create thresholds

Dear colleagues, In Instana we miss timestamps in threshold functionality. Our customer uses them with Tivoli Monitoring and they're interested in implementation of the same functionality in Instana. Below, there are the 3 examples of such ITM sit...
10 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Extend MQ events

Dear colleagues, In Instana we miss several Queue Manager events that we need to monitor: "NOT_AUTHORIZED" "UNKNOWN_OBJECT" “Queue_Type_Error” “Default_Xmit_Queue_Type_Error” “Remote_Queue_Name_Error” “Transmission_Queue_Type_Error” “Transmission_...
10 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Trace for JDBC requests from DB2 Connect to DB2 on z/OS

For customers using JDBC calls to DB2 on z/OS through an intermediate DB2 Connect server, this is must to compose the complete transaction trace.
10 months ago in Instana / IBM Z 0 Planned for future release

Support for Spring Boot 3 and IBM MQ / JMS Integration

As a customer using the following library: https://github.com/ibm-messaging/mq-jms-spring from the IBM MQ Team. We would like to see the tracing information for incoming JMS Messages, and those calling a DB. <dependency> <groupId>com.i...
11 months ago in Instana / Java 0 Future consideration

Mutliple small Raw-Span PVCs instead of one large PVC

Answer: Use S3-comptabile object storage https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=openshift-api-reference#s3config for rawSpans to scale PVC limits We get the pvc from an external ceph cluster to openshift cluster. With 1000...
11 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 5 Not under consideration

Alert on New Agent Registration at the SaaS Backend

The Customer needs to control the Instana Agent "one-liner installer" which is public information. In that sense, every user that has according permissions, can register a new agent against the Instana Backend. To avoid unwanted agent sprawl the c...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Port info should be in the framework dashboard

ISBANK wants to track Port info and it should be in the framework dashboard.This is not a supported framework, we cannot collect that information.This idea for a framework sensor to collect that to our Sensor Team.
11 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 3 Not under consideration

ISBANK want to see the consumers of any service or any queue

ISBANK want to see the consumers of any service or any queue especially on ibm mq
11 months ago in Instana / Common 6 Not under consideration

ISBANK wants to observe, how much time spent in any method for .Net and Java.

In Instana, the customer wants to observe, how much time spent in any method for .Net and Java.
11 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Planned for future release

ISBANK needs a call-based java profiling, together with time-based java profiling.

In Instana, we have Java profiling and stack trace for the calls but there is no direct correlation between them. I mean the customer needs a call-based java profiling, together with time-based java profiling.
11 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Not under consideration