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Optimize Load time for dependencies/Flow tab under application perspectives

We have observed that the dependency tab takes a large amount of time to load when we select the time window as 1 week. We do not expect this to happen as analysis of the flows is crucial to identify impact if a service goes down and historical in...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Not under consideration

Global Smart Alert to have ability to filter by error message and endpoint name for adaptive threshold type.

Once we create global smart alerts for application perspective dashboard we have option to select filter (end point name or error message) for static threshold based alerts we are looking similar functionality for adaptive threshold based global S...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Add ability to send email to ALL users

I would be very helpful to have the ability to send an email to ALL users. We are an on-prem installation.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / Common 1 Not under consideration

Need to add custom delay for agents to wait image from mirrored repository

Our customer has air-gapped environment and mirrored maven repository. However due to some reasons the Internet connection speed is not high enough. It means the default time the agent is waiting for a new sensor is too short for the connection. T...
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 4 Not under consideration

Supporting Apache Thrift (Tracing)

We need support for org.apache.thrift:libthrift:0.19.0. In order to get full tracing.
5 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Not under consideration

Need to configure MetaSpace for applications hsoted at EKS.

Dear Team, We are unable to get the metaspace configuration at instana agent for our java based application running at EKS.
5 months ago in Instana / Java / Sensor 2 Not under consideration

Variable Capabilitiy for Instana's Grafana Plugin

The Instana plugin for Grafana needs support for variables to be used in dashboards and queries. Without this, a Grafana dashboard that displays Instana data must use hard coded server names in the queries. Thus, to show the same graph for a diffe...
5 months ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 1 Not under consideration

Instana tracing support for monitoring Dynamics AX 2012 ERP

Performance monitor our Dynamics AX 2012 R3 solution, which are our ERP system, and primary data accumulator. We want a special focus on SQL performance. The software running our Dynamics AX solutions is: Dynamics AX AOS server (.net application),...
5 months ago in Instana / .NET / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Built in event to alert for Windows service not running

Currently, built in events only support for process monitoring. However certain Windows processes such as IIS workers run in the background during periods of inactivity and start backup once corresponding .NET application receives traffic. Alertin...
10 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

OpenSearch Support

As an user of the Self Hosted Instana Backend/Datastore, it would be beneficial to be able to replace ElasticSearch with OpenSerach (Interpropability of ES and OS). OpenSearch is available as a managed service on AWS or as K8s operator (https://gi...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Not under consideration