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PINNED Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently customer can enable HSTS for EUM by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations However this does not apply for 443 and 1444 (acceptor). Also check the Kubernetes Operator implementation.Can HSTS be enabled by default? What ar...
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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Application monitoring plugin for Informatica powercenter

We were looking to monitoring the informatica ETL application at the client using instana. Unfortunately, couldn't find any plugin related to Informatica Powercenter 10.2.0 Hotfix 2 or 10.4.1 in the configuration.yaml neither at https://www.ibm.co...
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Add alerting condition / Request Impact "Total Calls in Alert Scope" to smart alerts

Using smart alerts in Instana, we are currently able to define the absolute number of requests Impacted within the alerting condition (time threshold). See attachment 01 It is however in most cases much more relevant to set up a threshold for a to...
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Improve reliability of sending data to Instana

We have been observing regular connection failures (about 100 within a week for about a dozen services), when the Node agent was attempting to send data to the Instana servers. The error message was often related to timeouts: Error received while ...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Node 2 Future consideration

Show alerts using Mobile App

Options to view Instana Alerts using a Mobile App
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Not under consideration

Endpoint grouping for mobile monitoring

Background & Context Endpoint grouping is very useful for monitoring REST API's. The problem we face is that we cannot properly compare endpoint traffic in backend with endpoint traffic monitored from frontend, as the endpoint grouping does no...
6 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Capture custom HTTP response headers

Background and context A feature we use heavily with Instana is the ability to capture custom HTTP request headers. This gives us a great ability to analyse the data, slice and dice based on filters and groups on headers. A couple of simple exampl...
8 months ago in Instana / Tracing 3 Future consideration

Smart Alerts for Infrastructure and Kubernetes.

I can configure the smart alerts on the Application. I cannot however configure the smart alert on the Infrastructure components. How can I achieve it? If it's not possible I would like to request this as a feature since it is quite a helpful feat...
10 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Planned for future release

Show all information of the selected time period in the Kubernetes views

If a time period is selected and the user want to view Events and Pods of an kubernetes object (Deployment/Service/etc.) Instana only shows the Pods and the Events of the Pods that were "online" at the endpoint of the time period. For many users t...
6 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Supports HTTP Tracing for ppc64le little-endian architecture

Important finance company in Peru, is about to acquire Instana and needs to monitor with Instana agents the trace of its web servers. This is possible but the architecture is not supported.
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Under review

Trigger alert from offline event only if there was no restart after a configurable amount of time

Currently, if I create an alert based on an offline event, the alert will immediately be triggered when the entity goes offline. Often an entity is only restarted, so if an alert is generated that would be a false alert. Instead it should be possi...
6 months ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 1 Planned for future release