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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
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?

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Display number of Active Servers for a respective service against time-series chart

Customer would like to monitor their ASG based EC2 instances auto-scaling activity and they want a metric to plot in custom dashboards against the time-series chart. They have attached a reference image which they used to plot in their previous AP...
almost 3 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Not under consideration

Dynamic threshold is not available for Error calls in Smart Alerts

The client wants to use the Beta Smart alert feature in Instana and observed the Dynamic Threshold featureis only applicable for Throughput and Slow Calls and they want the same feature to be enabled on Erroneous Calls Error and Warning Logs andHT...
over 3 years ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Fire an alarm when the number of running servers are below minimum

Customer would want to create a custom event that will fire an alert when the number of running servers is below the minimum expected. Use case: They got 4 running different servers all the time that are autoscaling. This custom event would need t...
over 3 years ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Ability for fine granular control which Prometheus metrics are captured

To avoid hitting the 600 metric border for Prometheus metrics customer has found it difficult to only use the "metricNameIncludeRegex" value to include metrics. They are seeking a way to EXCLUDE metrics which would be connected to Include with a l...
over 3 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Custom Dashboard "Application Health" widget

No description provided
over 3 years ago in Instana 3

Ability to connect Prometheus endpoint to applicable Instana entity

When collecting Prometheus Endpoints within Application pods all "prom applications" are listed on the host level. This isn't practible as it is not feasible to link them anyhow to the entity (in this case the pod).
over 3 years ago in Instana 1 Planned for future release

Allow wildcarding on custom event metrics specification

No description provided
over 3 years ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

An option to group calls based on Percentile view in dashboards

The customer would like to have an option to group calls based on Percentile view in dashboard.Business Use CaseIt will be a nice observability feature to have in dashboards to show the calls trend based on percentile view this gives a clear pictu...
over 3 years ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Functionality already exists

Monitoring open ports of the server

What problems / use-cases does the customer need to solve: The customer wants to check some ports which are not acting as an endpoint(which is not giving any response/ giving an error response ) with Linux netstat command in Synthetic Check.
over 3 years ago in Instana / Agent 0 Not under consideration

Tensorflow-serving support (orig. ticket title "multiple autotrace plugins")

Customer need Tensorflow-serving support.
over 3 years ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration