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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
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

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Citrix Hypervisor Monitoring

Thinking if a sensor could be able to consume RRDsCustomers can monitor the performance of their Citrix Hypervisor servers and Virtual Machines (VMs) using the metrics exposed through Round Robin Databases (RRDs). Here is the link for details: htt...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Snmpv3 -add support for HMAC-SHA authentication protocol

When the probe is set to receive SNMP v3 notifications, it is necessary to develop functionality for the probe to support Hash-based message authentication code (HMAC) - Secure Hash Algorithms (SHA) authentication protocol. We had requests from a ...
over 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Show status change history of MFT transfers

Our customer needs to track their MFT file transfers and they need to have insights in when file transfers change their status from Started to Progress and finally Successful or Failed. So we need some kind of table that lists all the status chang...
8 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Able to query IBM MQ Tags from the API

I'm able to query IBM MQ calls using the V2 API for traces: https://instana.github.io/openapi/#operation/getTraceDownload And I get details about the message but not from the IBM MQ Tags. The only way I can get those tags is using the UI and click...
8 months ago in Instana / API-C 2 Planned for future release

Dedicated Sensor for Tomcat

Currently the only way to discover Tomcat is to use Custom Server templates. Unfortunately, information that can be collected by this method are limited. Because of that a Tomcat dedicated sensor is required.
over 6 years ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 2 Not under consideration

Dimensional Micrometer Metrics

Currently it looks like Instana is pulling in micrometer metrics using JMX. As shown in the micrometer docs JMX is Hierarchical which means the metric name is FLAT and includes all tags. This doesn't allow for filtering metrics BY TAG correctly wh...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java 4 Future consideration

Have Turbonomic ignore DRS constraints if DRS is turned off on the cluster

I have some move policies that are failing to produce actions due to a restriction on "Segmentation Commodity" type constraint, built off of DRS rules imported from vCenter. However, even after I turned DRS off, it is still restricting the VMs eve...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1 Is a defect

Run cycle based on month

Hi In TWS z/OS we can define run cycle based on Monthname ( January .... ) It's not possible on TWSD Best regards
over 7 years ago in Workload Automation 1 Planned for future release

Configuration of Access and Error Logs Retention and Size Policies for Nginx in Instana

Currently, the access and error logs generated by Nginx in Instana are stored under /var/log/instana/nginx and can occupy significant disk space. However, there is no way to configure retention and size policies for these logs, which can lead to s...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 5 Future consideration

Being able to process v3 SNMP traps by auto discovering EngineID

Currently the SNMP (mttrapd) Probe only supports configuring the Engine ID's first, before being able to receive the SNMPv3 Traps. Probe should work in following fashion , this will take out of manual work to monitor traps from 100s thousands devi...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration