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Secure files in /tmp/.instana

Original issue description: Our security policy does not accept files with permission to write and execute inside the directory "/tmp", as INSTANA creates this type of file in "/tmp/.instana" we have several issues of vulnerability. We verified in...
7 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

SmartModel driver for Cisco 900 and 900J Series Integrated Services Routers

Requesting SmartModel driver for Cisco 900 and 900J Series Integrated Services Routers
7 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Turn on Ruby AutoProfiling via the ruby-sensor gem

As you can imagine we run many containers within our infrastructure and we want to be able to turn on https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/obi/current?topic=processes-configuring-profiling#ruby. However, as you are probably aware this comes with a performa...
7 months ago in Instana / Ruby 0 Future consideration

RBAC UI - Ability to 'Select All' when selecting Product Areas, k8s etc

As an Instana administrator, I would like the ability to 'Select All' before or after filtering when setting up Groups so that I easily set up Groups with access to a large number of product areas. (Currently it is possible to filter but then you ...
7 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 0

support com.instana.secrets filtering on HTTP cookie headers

The HTTP Cookie header is useful to capture for debugging purposes. However, for security in depth it would be beneficial to be able to mask certain cookies, e.g. the login/session cookie.
7 months ago in Instana / Security and Compliance / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Event Reader Service should warn users on save if a field used in the Event Reader Filter is not in the selected fields

The request is for adding a warning option to Omnibus EventReader service when users are triying to make changes that will affect restriction filter. The solution should be implemented on Impact 7.1 and it was discussed with Impact L2 engineers wh...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Capture number of batched statements in JDBC tracing

The Java JDBC instrumentation picks up calls to org.postgresql.jdbc.PgPreparedStatement#executeBatch. It would be great if Instana's tracing would also pick up (as in attach to the span and present in the UI), the number of batched SQL statements ...
8 months ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 1 Planned for future release

Export custom applicaiton and alert setting

Doe to custom application view will similar with other application. So, export application setting will help to create a new applicaiton view. The customer alert is also the same idea with applicaiton, some alert will similar with other alert sett...
8 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

SSL encryption for psagent workstations

In the near future, Peoplesoft will discontinue support for LLE tuxedo connections, and we'll need to migrate to SSL tuxedo connections (see attached) Presently, in workload scheduler, an extended psagent workstation cannot talk to a peoplesoft t...
8 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Stastd Metric Group by tag

We were collecting Statsd Metrics in this format Metric + Tag name abacus.emailSent#template=account_activated , abacus.emailSent#template=cards_txs_nudge , We would like to have a time line series to group them by tag of each metric and aggregati...
8 months ago in Instana 2 Planned for future release