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Improve tracing visibility

Hello, I tried to install UserTracing exit on MQ 9.4.0.0 on linux. Here after is my data chain : MQ 9.4.0.0 -> UserTracing exit -> otelcol -> jaeger backend ->grafana It works, and gives tracing times, but unfortunately, it's not as ad...
6 days ago in Instana / MQ 0 Submitted

Adding a feature to display Oracle metrics in Instana

The Oracle metrics that can be displayed in Instana are listed at the following URL: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-oracledb#metrics-collection Since "temp db" and "temp tablespace" are not ...
21 days ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

HAProxy backend to show more than 300 backend servers

Currently Instana shows 299 backend servicer and 1 Frondend servers. Our environment has more than ~1000 Servers. This feature is to increase and show more than 300 backend and Frontend servers.
7 days ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Instead of INSTANA_IGNORE=true, customer would like to have an opt-in approach for monitoring java processes

We have a customer that is trying to monitor java. By default, Instana auto-instruments everything within the kubernetes cluster. The customer doesn't want everything instrumented because it can have an impact on the application performance. I tol...
7 days ago in Instana / Java 0 Submitted

Monitoring WSO2 Enterprise Integrator

A representative customer in LAC has its core business based on this enterprise bus, it is required to have specialized monitoring on this platform. Ref: https://ei.docs.wso2.com/en/latest/
7 days ago in Instana / Enterprise Applications 0 Submitted

Self-hosted synthetic pop deployment via stanctl - "stanctl pop up"

Implement`stanctl pop up` including k3s installation.
7 days ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Submitted

Display all affected MQ MFT Transfers and their TransferID metric values in an event or alert details.

Currently the list of all affected transfers and their IDs are present when viewing the IBM MQ MFT Agent dashboard during an incident/issue window, but they are NOT shown in the incident/issue Event or an Alert that triggered because of the Event....
14 days ago in Instana / MQ 0 Submitted

Display QAUDJRN audit metrics in customized dashboard

This capability would be useful for our AS400 customers who needs to parse their QAUDJRN audit journal metrics to a dashboard. So far, Instana can retrieve the metrics but unable to display it properly in its dashboard. We can extract the journal ...
3 months ago in Instana / IBM i 2 Submitted

ALSAC would like to be able to monitor the SalesForce Cloud

We need to proactively monitor the SaleForce Cloud which is used extensively in ALSAC. We would like to be able to observe data such as (but not limited to): Logins and ip addresses related to them Data loads and deletions - unusual activity API A...
29 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

Ability to copy the entirety of an SQL query identified as truncated in INSTANA

SQL queries that are too long appear truncated in the INSTANA traces. However, for the analysis of resource-intensive queries. it is often important to access the entire query to clearly identify it. In my case, the "where" clauses of the problema...
11 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted