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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 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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High Availability (HA) for Instana AWS Agent (Cloud Watch Kinesis Stream)

Introduction:-------------We want to make heavy use of the AWS Instana Agent on various AWS Accounts 50+. The Teams want to see and use the AWS Metric Data in Instana for Alerting and Analysis.Therefore we plan to set up an Instana AWS Agent. We l...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

Instana Event REST-API -> Add filter options for GET /events

Use-Case:----------The Client wants to get all active Events for a Team in his company to define a team's Environment/Services status.This status of all Events should be aggregated to one Status (if one has an error, Status is in error, else good)...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Planned for future release

Add Formulas and Operators for Calculation into Query Editor ( Dashboard and Alerting)

Use Case:----------- Create new metrics on the fly via calculation (e.g percentage / relative metrics from count numbers)- Sum up values on custom metrics / Business calculations. Desired Solution:------------------- Add Calculation options into t...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Planned for future release

Event API: Fetch events related a single entity or a query

As an IT Ops engineer looking into specific entities in any 3rd party tools backed by Instana data, I would like to fetch / see all the existing issues and incidents of a specific entity. Currently, we have the API: https://instana.github.io/opena...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Integrations 1 Planned for future release

monitor and alert for kubernetes job failures

It would be a great value add to have the ability to monitor and alert for kubernetes job failures. Our system runs a few cronjob nightly and we currently have no way to alert when one of these kubernetes jobs fails.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Visibility into Sequel gem

Team would like to have visibility into the Sequel gem which we don't currently support in Ruby.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Ruby 1 Planned for future release

Grafana template variables

The grafana plugin doesn't allow to use template variables. can you consider adding support for it?
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control / SLO/SLI (STAN) 1 Planned for future release

Agent / Sensor Releases with a stable tacked Released version

The customer suggested that we implement a stable tag with the rollout of our Agents and Sensor releases in a way : That enables customers to relay on a stable release without major Bugs or issues.
over 2 years ago in Instana 0 Planned for future release

Arithmetic operations on dashboard widgets

The customer wants to be able to create a widget using simple operations (x % / + -...).One of the use cases is creating the widget displaying the count per minute so they have to divide the average by 60 which is not yet possible.
almost 3 years ago in Instana 1 Planned for future release

Live SLI on Grafana

I am creating this Feature Request for our Customer. They want to have live SLI on Grafana as this is important for them.
about 3 years ago in Instana 0 Planned for future release