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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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Need the ability to monitor Db2 instances with DATA_ENCRYPT authentication security mechanism

Per the documentation, the DB2 sensor does not support DB2 instances that use DATA_ENCRYPT authentication security mechanisms. The customer that I'm working with is getting ready to switch their database over to use DATA_ENCRYPT authentication. In...
7 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Rename 'Current Transfers' to 'Current Active Transfers'

When file transfers are going on, and the Instana UI is in live mode, the 'Current Transfers' metric on the 'IBM MQ MFT Coordination Queue Manager' dashboard always remains '0' (see the yellow highlight on the screen shot). On the other hand, the ...
7 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Support for httpd tracing library for Apache web server on z/Linux (s390x)

This support is critical for clients on z/Linux who have IBM IHS, which is based on httpd
7 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers 1 Planned for future release

Reference-able filter of infrastructure entities

User story As an Instana user,who is in the process of specifying a filter on a set of infrastructure entities,in order to view these entities, to detect issues on them, or to configure maintenance windows on them, I want to have a way to persist ...
7 months ago in Instana / Access Control / Alert / Infrastructure 0 Planned for future release

Need to include GRANT statements in the documentation

Customers struggle in setting up the applications so that they can be monitored by Instana. In our DB2 sensor documentation, we include the privileges that are required in order to monitor the database, but we don't include the commands necessary ...
8 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Improving Event Mechanism

1) When an event occurs, customer wants to see the detailed information about how the event occurred among the details. For example, an event related to disk capacity occurs above 50%, but they don't know if it occurred at 70% or 80%. 2) Customer ...
8 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Not under consideration

Capability to forecast on metrics

Provide ability to forecast the outcome of any metric, including custom metrics, based on any context forecasts context (tag/label/etc.) and scale dynamically with infrastructure and applications. Similar capability to what competitors have: Datad...
8 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Planned for future release

Custom Alerts - Missing fields when sent to Alert Channels

Custom Alerts in Instana are missing important fields like below and whereas out of the box alerts are having these values. Even Custom alerts should have below values, when sent to alert channels. 1) IBM Instana IBM MQ Queue - Current Queue depth...
8 months ago in Instana / MQ 1 Not under consideration

Need secure communications from the Instana Agent/Sensor to the IBM i server

Currently, all communications from the Instana Agent/sensor to the IBM i system are insecure. The customer needs to have SSL communications to ensure that traffic is secure.
8 months ago in Instana / IBM i / Sensor 0

Add capability to raise events for current resource usage by pod

Our customer monitors applications running in Kubernetes environment. The application may consume more resources than requests. When it reaches the limit OCP is restarting the pod, that causes service delay. They want to monitor when the resource ...
8 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release