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Kafka connection using username and password

It would be very useful to have the possibility for the agent to connect to kafka instances using username and password. This feature would help for better audit checks and security.
12 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

Support IMDSv2 on AWS

AWS and security guidelines are pushing for IMDSv2 to improve the security posture and prevent credential exfiltration and information leakage through SSRF. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/configuring-instance-metadata-service....
about 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

Custom polling rate for MSSQL sensor

Our MSSQL experts noticed that on MSSQL servers, some requests are executed by the agent every second. This is currently expected, as per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-microsoft-sql-server....
8 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered

Instana Self-Hosted make ports 8080 and 8081 configureable

Customer cannot use Instana onPrem environment as onPrem Instana requires 8080 and 8081 ports and doesn't allow to change the ports during installation. There is a software installed on all servers in customer environment as per policy of the cust...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Self Hosted 5 Delivered

re-occurring maintenance window

It appears the only way to set maintenance windows (to suppress alerts) is to setup a maintenance window but it only allows specific dates and times. Our maintenance windows are set by day of week and time (regardless of specific date). For exampl...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 4 Delivered

Export data to CSV

Our users need to extract data from instana to generate report for SLA to our clients. So we 'd like to have a button "export Data" from the analytic view to get data. Regards
about 2 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Delivered

Threshold on the same metric twice within the same

Customers need the ability to threshold on the same metric twice within the same Event. It is VERY common for customers to want to setup two different Events (1 warning and 1 critical). They way they achieve that is something like the following: W...
11 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Delivered

Implement ElasticSearch Index Rotation

Currently there is no mechanism to clean up ElasticSearch Indices. That means the grow infinitely and searches will slow down. IBM provides scripts to clean up this indices with the delete_by_query api which deletes all documents older than a spec...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Metric Store 2 Delivered

Instana tracing supporting envoy >= 1.22

We want to upgrade to envoy 1.22 but as of yet instana does not provide tracing for this version. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-envoy-distributed-tracing-binaries#envoy-115-and-later
almost 2 years ago in Instana / C / Team Proxies / Tracing 1 Delivered

Monitoring support for ETCD 3.3.x and 3.4.x using /v3 endpoints

As per documentation instana is still using the /v2 endpoint to monitor etcd. /v2-API is deprecated (https://github.com/etcd-io/etcd/issues/12913) Monitoring support for ETCD 3.3.x and newer using /v3 endpoints should be added.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Delivered