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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
PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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LDAP integration - automatic retrieve list of users and groups

It would be a useful feature that Instana, after the integration with LDAP, would automatically retrieve all users and groups from the LDAP according to the filter given in the LDAP configuration. This way administration of new users would be m...
over 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control 5 Functionality already exists

Azure extension install & update

The only way to install and update the Instana Azure extension is my manuell clicking in the Azure webUI. This is not a scalable solution if you have hundreds of App Services. There should be a way to install och update the Instana Azure extension...
7 months ago in Instana / .NET 2 Planned for future release

we want to see the application pools as individuals applications

we dont want to see application pools, because we cannot make dashboards of the ones that are inside the application pool.
11 months ago in Instana / .NET 1 Not under consideration

Need to enhance the AIX / LPAR monitoring as the basic monitoring is not sufficient to understand the performance problems.

After speaking to the IBM Power Sales team, existing AIX metrices are not sufficient even when enhanced with the IBM pHMC sensor metrices. The customers are relying on the vmstat/iostat/nmon commands to extract reports and do manual work of assess...
4 months ago in Instana / IBM Power / Sensor 0 Under review

SLO based alerts

We think it should be possible to create alerts based on defined SLIs and SLOs. Currently, it's not possible to alert if something is consuming an available error budget too fast over a certain time or that we consumed the error budget already com...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / SLO/SLI (STAN) 0

Allow "patch" method to HTTP actions

When I try to create an HTTP action in Instana Automation feature, I can see the most common HTTP actions such as GET, POST, PUT and DELETE, but some APIs require the PATCH method, which represents a partial update https://developer.mozilla.org/en...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Automation 0 Future consideration

Support for GraalVM

We have plans to use GraalVM https://www.graalvm.org/ for some of our microservices. Especially for cloud native applications GraalVM is a very interesting project. Spring Boot is working on supporting GraalVM with spring-native project: https://g...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java 1 Planned for future release

Instana kubernetes container memory monitoring improvement

What is your recommendation for monitoring memory usage for kubernetes pods/containers? So far we are using this in Instana: Kubernetes -> Container -> Memory Usage. (Prefer this as compared to pods because sidecars can get in the way) The p...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Host Agent to run without sudoers permission

We've gotten this request from a few customers that don't want processes running as root. The request is to provide support for the Host Agent to run as non-root user. The customer understands that they would be giving up some of the discovery cap...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 3 Future consideration

Need periodic reports in different formats

Dear Colleagues, we have a constant demand from our customers regarding reporting capabilities. Please consider creating additional sharing option for custom dashboards. Something like periodic report, that generates a PDF (CSV, XLS, Plain text) f...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration