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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.

Instana

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To add new parameter which will not record all of http parameter by Instana

We would like Instana to add new parameter which will not record all of http parameters by Instana. Because according to our checking with your team, it seem that there is no a parameter which can exclude all of http parameter by Instana. The purp...
4 months ago in Instana 1 Needs more information

To hide confidential information on Instana's analysis screen

When we are using Instana, currently Instana is displaying http request as below."POST / api / v1 / users / 123456789 / XXXXXXXXX" To hide confidential information, is it possible to display "POST / api / v1 / users /" on the analysis screen? And ...
4 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Needs more information

Instana use case for IBMi monitoring

Dear Instana team, We would like to have this use case supported by Instana please: We would like to monitor if some critical IBMi jobs (that we would specify by name) is running or not I have researched the options provided out of the box by Inst...
4 months ago in Instana / IBM i 0 Future consideration

Grant creator of the Application the Access Application Perspectives for created App

When a user with limited access tries to create a new Application Perspective, the application perspective gets created, but the user does not get added to the Access Scope, for the newly created Application Perspective. Expected behaviour: that t...
4 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1

opt-in for JVM apps on multi-tenant hosts

Enabling Instana on a cluster in a multi-tenant setup does not allow opt-in rollout for JVM based applications. This setup is common for Kubernetes clusters. This makes roll out much harder, since the tenants (=teams) can't opt-in on their own and...
5 months ago in Instana 0 Submitted

Micrometer metrics for JVMs running on Fargate

Most of the JVM monitoring capabilities work on Fargate. For some reason though, Micrometer support is not part of it.
5 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Extend Instana Server upgrade support version range to support more version jumps

Issue: For Instana server upgrade, there is a limitation that the target version can not be bigger 3 than the current version. For example, Instana 209 can be updated to 211 and 213, but can not be updated to 215. Workaround: To upgrade from 209 t...
5 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Not under consideration

Logging add HTTP Header into the log parameters

Hello, Here is some infos about the request. We highly use custom headers to get contextual informations about HTTP calls . For instance device type, application version etc ..Currently we can filter these informations on the view Application> ...
5 months ago in Instana / Logging 0 Under review

APM WebLogic Agent Transaction tracking to include "GridLink" DataSources

Currently Transaction tracking by WebLogic Agent doesn't support to monitor "GridLink" datasources and is limited to show only Generic datasources in JDBC Connections. Customers are intrested to get details w.r.t GridLink too.
5 months ago in Instana 3 Needs more information

Ability to enrich alerts regarding websites

UseCase: Mydealz-Alertingwe always get a lot of traffic via Mydealz (for example with price errors). This can put too much load on the shop. That's why we want to be able to automatically block certain ProductDetailPages.Alerting is currently alre...
over 1 year ago in Instana 0