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Add Agent Zone and tagging option for ALL agent installations from the backend user interface (UI).

Most agent installation types do NOT allow adding a custom zone or custom tagging when installing the agent from the UI. Azure appears to be the only one that does. The zone and tags are simple configurations that have to be manually added to the ...
8 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

SNA application support for Instana on z

Instana cannot trace SNA application.Please add the support to trace by Instana, or provide the method to trace it by the customizing application programs, such as adding the tracing subroutine.
8 months ago in Instana / IBM Z 1 Not under consideration

Need the ability to monitor Db2 instances with DATA_ENCRYPT authentication security mechanism

Per the documentation, the DB2 sensor does not support DB2 instances that use DATA_ENCRYPT authentication security mechanisms. The customer that I'm working with is getting ready to switch their database over to use DATA_ENCRYPT authentication. In...
8 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Improving Event Mechanism

1) When an event occurs, customer wants to see the detailed information about how the event occurred among the details. For example, an event related to disk capacity occurs above 50%, but they don't know if it occurred at 70% or 80%. 2) Customer ...
8 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Not under consideration

Custom Alerts - Missing fields when sent to Alert Channels

Custom Alerts in Instana are missing important fields like below and whereas out of the box alerts are having these values. Even Custom alerts should have below values, when sent to alert channels. 1) IBM Instana IBM MQ Queue - Current Queue depth...
8 months ago in Instana / MQ 1 Not under consideration

Need ability to select single event with multiple threshold on same metric for different disk mount

Currently in Instana you cannot create more than one threshold on same metric. We get this message "No more than one threshold can be defined on the same metric." Use case: Customer wants to create a single event when disk mount usage exceeds 90% ...
9 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Not under consideration

Propagate pipeline feedback release markers to underlying infrastructure

https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=capabilities-pipeline-feedback The pipeline feedback allows to set a release marker on- Global- Application Perspective- Service- Service within an application perspective Only in cas...
9 months ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Not under consideration

Custom Log Library Tracing - Collecting multiple attributes through Instana Java log.SDK.

Now we can collect log.message of custom log library through log.SDK. But it can collect only one attribute (log.message) and you can not collect multiple attributes. our client's custom log library has several attributes such as bellow. com.clien...
10 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Not under consideration

Java ECS Collector on Nginx docker image

From support case TS013962979 "We explained to the customer that Java ECS Collector in an Nginx Docker Image is not supported at the moment, however, they would like to try https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=agents-aws...
10 months ago in Instana / C / Team Proxies / Tracing 3 Not under consideration

Require Alert Time Window Condition for more than 120 min

We have a custom MQ alert to create an alarm, if messages are not received for more than 12 hours in IBM APM. We have created similar alert in Instana, however alert time window condition is not allowing to add condition of more than 120 mins. We ...
10 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration