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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?
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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Springboot-Sensor: Datastore connections to be monitored

Hello, the "jboss as"-sensor collects information about connections to datastores and provides it on the related dashboard (see example on attached screenshot).We need the same for springboot, therefore please add the capability to springboot-sens...
2 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

Support for AWS Cognito User Pool Identity Provider (IdP)

We are in discussion with potential customers that want support for AWS Congnito User Pools. We already support several IdPs and this is a very popular one we currently don't support. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cognito/latest/developerguide/cogni...
2 months ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Functionality already exists

Adding proxy configuration in Instana Sensor for AZURE

We need to use a proxy definition to reach Azure from the Instana agent on which there is a Instana cloud service agents In the AWS conguration is possible to specify a proxy We need the same option for AZURE In the INSTANA documentation To config...
10 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Extend thread dump with viable thread details

The Instana thread dump does not contain the following meta information of a thread: Priority (prio): the priority of the threadJava ID (tid): the unique ID given by the JVMNative ID (nid): the unique ID given by the OS Please add these details as...
2 months ago in Instana / Java 0 Under review

Automated report from instana dashboards

We are trying to send an automated report from instana custom dashboard via email, but we don't see any options available in UI also don't see anything in the instana documentation. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability Please help wit...
2 months ago in Instana / SRE 0 Under review

Java profiling for windows OS

It gives developers continuous and historical code-level view of application performance that is essential for locating CPU, memory allocation and I/O hot spots as well as latency bottlenecks. Benefits anyone who is hosting Java on windows machine...
2 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Planned for future release

Extend time window to more than 120 min

Hello, Currently, when creating an event with built-in host metrics, the time window is limited to 120 min We received the following request, which is not currently possible with this limitation : - trigger an alert when a filesystem is > 70% f...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Future consideration

Support to monitor calls/traces for a Splunk application, therefore, able to see Splunk applications through the Instana Portal.

We want monitor calls/traces for a Splunk application in the Instana application perspective. As per the IBM support, there is no support to monitor calls/traces for a Splunk application, therefore, you will not be able to see any Splunk hosts or ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Ability to Monitor Broadcom Layer7 API Gateway

Currently Instana cannot monitor Layer7
about 1 month ago in Instana / Enterprise Applications 0 Submitted

Export Config Data to CSV/XML Format As Well

Today, Instana API calls like ../api/events/settings/event-specifications/custom return data in JSON format only. Going forward potential enhancement options: 1) The U/I provides a way to export this sort of config data and allows it to be ex...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Not under consideration