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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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Override the Entity in the Event SDK

We are using event sdk within our OpenShift environment. https://www.instana.com/docs/api/agent/#event-sdk-web-service We are able to trigger events from within a pod, but they come in listed as an entitytype of Host. We would like these events to...
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Monitor Mongo Atlas API via HTTP proxy

All egress traffic must traverse an http proxy, so in order for an Instana Agent that is deployed within our environment to read the Mongo Atlas API, we require the agent configuration to support a configuration of a http proxy. This may also be r...
2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Warn, alert, highlight containers with Root privileges

Please highlight with a specific color deployments and containers that are running with root privileges, allow to trigger alarm on this. Probably for those who does not have open policy agent it could be a first step or to add some value for those...
2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Needs more information

monitoring multiple vCenters from a single Agent

Per documentation (www.ibm.com/docs/en/obi/... you can deploy the agent on the vCenter itself or any agent of choice (linux/windows) on a remote system - the vCenter sensor is able to perform remote monitoring if installation on the vCenter is not...
2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift

Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.
7 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Self Hosted 6

add cgroups v2 PSI metrics to Instana

With the cgroupv2 starting to emerge maybe is a good idea to start collecting and using the PSI metrics available in machines/containers that enabled cgroupsv2. They are valid for Servers and containers. You can find details here about the PSI met...
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Change the data return policy of application metrics

We noticed that application metrics for applications that are rarely called are not representative after 32 days. So in this case, we would like Instana to give us average data per time slot (even if it means losing time granularity, but not going...
2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Not under consideration

Add "message" tag for monitoring kafka

I'm using instana for tracing requests and sometimes our http endpoints send kafka messages to topics.I added instrumentation for kafka python library we are using so that in can be traced in instana. Issue I'm facing is - I need to show message b...
2 months ago in Instana / Python / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Alerts for required time only.

We have some application running in Day time and 5 days a week and don't want to monitor alerts after hour. If we can add time frame while creating alert that will give the user to ability to set alerts for specific time.
5 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Needs more information

Custom dashboards: Copy or reference a widget from one dashboard to another

Background and context When creating many custom dashboards there is often the need to re-use a widget from one dashboard to another. One example is when creating a summary dashboard where widgets are re-used from several more detailed dashboards....
5 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Metric Store 2 Planned for future release