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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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Nginx Metric Collection

The customer wants to enable metric collection for their Nginx-based application. These applications are containerized and running on OpenShift. We totally understand that we should change nginx.conf file in order to enable metrics collection (htt...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 3 Not under consideration

Enhance abnormal process termination detection with process name/PID of the KILL signal origin

The eBPF process termination sensor could enrich generated the events with name and PID of the process that sent the KILL signal. Similar to what BCC does: https://github.com/iovisor/bcc/blob/master/tools/killsnoop_example.txt
over 1 year ago in Instana / C / Team Proxies 1 Not under consideration

Artifactory support

Support for getting Artifactory to work as standarized tool alternative to Nexus
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Functionality already exists

Mobile browser compatible GUI

It would be very helpful if the alerts page had a mobile friendly view. When being paged, especially late at night, I’m generally trying to coordinate everything off of my phone while getting to my computer. Additionally, when dealing with after h...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / Common 0 Future consideration

Visibility into Sequel gem

Team would like to have visibility into the Sequel gem which we don't currently support in Ruby.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Ruby 1 Planned for future release

Docker container network utilization metrics

There is a need for a metrics/Dashboard to view all the pods which are inactive since a certain time period (last 2 weeks)
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Metric Store 2 Not under consideration

Subject line of email alerts

We use several onprem backends. All alerts sent by Instana have an email-subject with prefix “[Instana]”. How can we modify that and/or add a label reflecting the backend-name, e.g. “[Instana-Prod1]” or “[Instana][Prod2]”?
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Ability to have an "expand all" button for custom metrics

Customer is sending for each handheld mobile device (MDE) 2 StatsD metrics to Instana resulting in many "causes of problems" having to analyse each custom metric. It is easier to see if there is something going on when having the ability to open...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Common 0 Future consideration

understand which agent is used for monitoring a remote service

We are using remote monitoring of oracle-databases on some agents. How is it possible to identify in InstanaUI, which agent is executing the monitoring for a dedicated database / contains the config in configuration.yaml? This makes difficult al...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Get warning if heap-size for datastore in settings.hcl is smaller then recommended size

When Instana is setup, we can add in settings.hcl configurations related to the heap size of each Instana datastore/component. It would help to generate a warning (while running an instana command or directly in Instana itself) to alert that the g...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Not under consideration