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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
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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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 ...
7 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

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

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

Would like to see the Queue represented in the Dependency topology for an application

In the customer's environment, our dependency map only shows the interactions between the Queue Managers. But, the interaction actually happens between the Queues. Since there are hundreds of queues on a queue manager, the customer wants to see th...
8 months ago in Instana / MQ 1 Planned for future release

Add new features in SevOne REST API

Hi team, we wonder if could be possible adding new features in SevOne REST API. Focusing on the plugins within the devices, would be quite useful for us being able to modify the settings of a plugin via API Rest, at the moment only supported enabl...
8 months ago in SevOne / Other 2 Planned for future release

IBM MQ MFT alert payload: on an IBM MQ file transfer failed event, include which file transfer failed in the alert payload "text" field

Currently, when an event of "IBM MQ file transfer failed" happens, the user needs to login into the UI to examine the event to determine which file transfer has failed. When sending an alert, there is no information in the alert payload that denot...
9 months ago in Instana / Alert / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Instana presents resource usage additionally display information from a cluster perspective.

The Ccstomer has presented their requirements for monitoring VMware content. Currently, Instana presents resource usage from a data center perspective, but they wish to additionally display information from a cluster perspective
9 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Allow custom events be created for entity type: IBM MQ MFT Monitor

Currently, IBM MQ MFT Monitor is not available as an entity type to select when creating a custom event. The use case would be to create a custom event on IBM MQ MFT Monitor when they are in a status other than STARTED.
9 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Instana is really good at monitoring as observability of Kubernetes. But its capability is only focusing on Pod as Kubernetes deployment not as K8S CronJob that is so different.

Instana has plenty of built-in Events for Kubernetes Monitoring. However, some built-in events only suit Pods as Kubernetes deployment, not Pods as CronJob.Instana built-in Event : "Kubernetes Pod condition status" generates Critical Issue in the ...
9 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Planned for future release

Compatibility for Java Profiling/Profiling on IBM Power (specifically on Linux)

This would be useful as it gives Power users (Dillards specifically which is a deal size of 108,480) access to java profiling for specific insights that they are looking for into the code. This is a dealbreaker request for them. Thank you for cons...
10 months ago in Instana / IBM Power 1 Planned for future release