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PINNED Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.
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?

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Hide authorization token in alert channel header value

Please provide an option to hide the value field when there is a token inside for security reasons. You will find this in the alert channel header area. Details please find in the attached screenshot.
10 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

instana to support monitoring of Axway

We are positioning Instana for their MQ, ACE, and Datapower, and in progress to work with them on POC, they requested Instana support for Solace and Axway.
11 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

For instana to support monitoring of Solace

We are positioning Instana for their MQ, ACE, and Datapower, and in progress to work with them on POC, they requested Instana support for Solace and Axway.
11 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

renaming DB's

We love the new infrastructure view in instana and have been using the DB monitoring in particular. We've added 30+ db's and the information seems to be fine. Please see attached screenshots. The problem is that all of the db's in the list view cu...
11 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Under review

Increase Event Time Window Selection for a Spesific Time Period While Creation Event

We want to monitor the number of calls made to an endpoint in a certain time interval and create an alarm. However, the time interval options in custom event configuration of instana can be arranged as maximum 120 minutes. If we can extend this ti...
11 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Add "Google Workspace" as collaboration tools for Chatops other than SLACK/MS-TEAMS

This has been a request from customer BPER, that has already bought the solution but doesn't have the possibility to implement Chatops, 'cause they have Google Workspace as collaboration tool.
13 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Add tags to k8s-sensor

We would like to add tags to the new k8s-sensor in the same way we add tags to Instana agents. In our case we are using your Helm chart to deploy Instana in kubernetes clusters and we are using the k8s-sensor: https://github.com/instana/helm-chart...
13 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1

APM ISM performance issue

When an APM ISM agent (on the Linux platform) has a large number of active profile elements (200, 300. etc.), after restarting the ISM agent, profile deployment, or any change of profile elements, the ISM agent takes a long time (2-3 hours) to con...
14 days ago in ITM/IBM APM 1 Under review

Support for jboss logging

For making the JBoss deployment lighter, and for reducing downtime while deployments, we consider that using jboss logging is more convenient than log4j. Unfortunately, this logging framework is not supported by instana (see case #30712). So then,...
14 days ago in Instana / Java / Logging / Tracing 0 Under review

MCM Cassandra , increase trace retention to 4 days

Our customer from CE needs the retention data of application traces to be 4 days , instead of default 2 days. We understood this is hardcoded in Cassnadra but can not be changed / configured. We are using OCP 4.10.43 + MCM 2.3.28(FP6) TS011304665
14 days ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review