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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?
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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Manage configuration.yaml with Secret

We would like to monitor EDB Postgres for Kubernetes on Instana. As a prerequisite, Instana runs only agents in SaaS deployment format in an OpenShift environment. EDB Postgres for Kubernetes runs in the same OpenShift environment. Referring ...
10 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Functionality already exists

Add seasonality to Smart Alerts Error and Warning Log Blueprint

As an Instana user i need the functionality to alert on Error and Warn Logs with a daily or weekly seasonality. This is crucial for Smart Alerts on Logs where a certain percentage of an occuring log message is tollerated and it is not possible to ...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Netcool Email probe for reading HTML emails

Netcool Email probe for reading HTML email format in the Body. Current email probe is capable of reading only plain text. Many users are looking for converting html email into an alert. It requires lot of efforts to write rules for reading HTML em...
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

ServiceAccount GCP Helm

Hello, We would like to use Serviceaccount annotation for GCP in Helm Instana Here is a merge request. https://github.com/instana/helm-charts/pull/16 Best Regards
5 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Under review

SLES15 s390x Compatibility

We run our TADDM environment on SystemZ (S390x) SLES12/15. Looking for gaining ceritifcation and support for the tool on this platform.
5 months ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Andoid SDK - Ability to reset Instana.sessionId programatically

Current implementation of Mobile Application Monitoring creates a session upon each fresh start of the mobile app. It would help greatly if we could programatically reset this sessionId.
5 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Control the self-signed certs generated by Kubernetes for its internal inter-node communication

Kubernetes (k3s) using self-signed SSL certs is a vulnerability and against the security policies of some of our customers. Require a procedure for third-party signed certs to be applied instead of the self-signed certs. This is currently not supp...
10 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 0 Not under consideration

Support for containerized MDM and BKMDM on two different networks

Currently, creating two domain manager docker containers in one host machine, but on different docker networks, does not work. These DMs do not connect. Would like to have official support for having two containerized domain managers hosted on dif...
10 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Backup resource advisor URL

We have automated the agent install process in our environment completely, but when ever we perform the Disaster Recovery Test and switch to Backup master, all the new agent installs needs o updated manually (JobManager.ini) with the Backup master...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Provide typings for NodeJS @instana/collector package

It would be nice to have typings for IDE Intellisense and compile-time checks, as originally requested in https://github.com/instana/nodejs/pull/458. I believe that Typescript plays an increasingly important role in the NodeJS ecosystem with frame...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Node 1 Not under consideration