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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
PINNED Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently customer can enable HSTS for EUM by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations However this does not apply for 443 and 1444 (acceptor). Also check the Kubernetes Operator implementation.Can HSTS be enabled by default? What ar...

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Ability to access Application Logs from Instana UI

Ability to access Application Logs from Instana UI from log management tools alike we now have the ability to access the logs based on infra entities.
3 months ago in Instana / Logging 0 Under review

Agent starting time in Agent overview

Sometimes we have new agents reporting to an instana backend. In the agent overview we can't see which agents are new because in the list, there is no "started at" column. But the information is hidden behind the status field. We can see it "on mo...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent / WAS 0 Future consideration

Detailed framework and JDBC information

Ability to collect and report on the used versions of instrumentation frameworks and jdbc drivers. Use-Case: Having performance problems on the database front and with having this information we can determine or exclude problems based on the jdbc ...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent / Java 3 Not under consideration

Artifactory support

Support for getting Artifactory to work as standarized tool alternative to Nexus
3 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Functionality already exists

Mobile browser compatible GUI

It would be very helpful if the alerts page had a mobile friendly view. When being paged, especially late at night, I’m generally trying to coordinate everything off of my phone while getting to my computer. Additionally, when dealing with after h...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert / Common 0 Future consideration

Better Agent update management

Controlling and managing agent updates is difficult, and at times does not work, or at least, does not work as expected. We have had difficulty suspending updates in K8s - turning it off has been temporary, finding it on again. Automatic updates...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Visibility into Sequel gem

Team would like to have visibility into the Sequel gem which we don't currently support in Ruby.
3 months ago in Instana / Ruby 0 Future consideration

Docker container network utilization metrics

There is a need for a metrics/Dashboard to view all the pods which are inactive since a certain time period (last 2 weeks)
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Metric Store / Sensor 0 Submitted

Allow installation and patching via sudo rule instead of requiring actual root access

Our security teams do not like providing us access to root to perform installations and patching activities. Their stated preference is that we use sudo rules. Having to coordinate the activity with the Linux admins means double the human resource...
4 months ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Event on Redis cluster integrity

We would like to monitor our Redis clusters' integrity. We run multiple clusters with multiple shards. Each shard should have at least one replica. Example output from `redis cluster nodes` with three shards each with a replica:# redis cluster nod...
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review