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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 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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Visibility of sensitive data

From the transactional portal of a client that performs a query to the iSeries and is displayed in Instana, from the “analytics” functionality some sensitive data is evidenced that must be filtered. It was detected that from a call to the database...
about 1 month ago in Instana / .NET 1 Planned for future release

Need ACE OTEL traces to correlate to the proper ACE infrastructure

I'm working with a customer that has deployed ACE with OpenTelemetry tracing on traditional servers. When we diagnose problems and drill into the traces, the link from the trace to the Infrastructure links to the Host Agent for the ACE server. Thi...
about 2 months ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Planned for future release

Enable website automatic instrumentation for NGINX

Hello, Currently it is possible to automatically instrument website monitoring on the Apache. As our organization is currently in the process of migrating part of the webservers from Apache to Nginx, we would like a possibility to have the same fe...
2 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Alert on error logs (new logs, log rate)

It would be nice to be able to trigger alerts on different error log metrics like: - new errors (in past week, past month or similar)- error rate So we would like to be notified if new error logs pop up and if the error log rate is increasing or h...
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 1

Use service name instead of host IP to reach instana agent from monitored applications in K8s

Dear colleagues Tanzu k8s cluster have strict security rules that block communication between podNetwork and hostNetwork IP addresses. The effect of it is inability or significant reduce in flexibility to trace applications like JVM based. Solutio...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Under review

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories. Want capabilities that are similar to ITM v6. Customers use this capability to indicate whether their applications are performing properly. For example, if there are too many fi...
3 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Planned for future release

Enable Instana Agent Sampling

Enable Instana Agent to sample data e.g. traces. Best to do by customer configuration setting.
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 2 Future consideration

Integration to load testing tools like Radview WebLOAD

We see some companies use load testing tools that integrate with our competitors such as Dynatrace. An example is WebLOAD from Radview. Can we provide an integration to load testing tools? Its a common problem when we install instana at a POC that...
4 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Under review

Maintenance windows display a message/note for end users

Hi team, Customer asked: When placing a downtime on an entity(application, website, port) within Instana, is it possible to display a message/note in the latter? Example: For instance, we place a downtime between 13:00 – 18:00 an application named...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Future consideration

Generic Configuration-based SDK

Generic Configuration-based SDK When working with the Configuration-based SDK, customer wants to use each class-method pair under "sdk.targets" in a generic way, not individually. To summarize, Instead of this one: sdk: targets: - match: type: cla...
4 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Planned for future release