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IIB ACE abend, dumps and syslog monitoring through Instana

We would like to monitor IIB ACE system logs, abend and dumps files through Instana remotely. Could you please provide this feature.
6 months ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Future consideration

Instana IIB and MQ not handling broker and QM with same name on different host

We will need this feature in case same broker name is sitting behind load balancer on two servers. Whenever any issue happens then we switch to standby server as same broker with same name is configure on primary and standby servers. We need monit...
6 months ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Is a defect

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...
6 months ago in Instana 1 Not under consideration

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 ...
6 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Not under consideration

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...
6 months ago in Instana / IBM i 0 Future consideration

Support for podman on RHEL8 for Self-hosted backend server

At this point, we are not planning to add support for hosting the Instana backend with podman. The RHEL 8 docker package has been replaced by the container-tools module in RHEL 8 and some customers do not want to install docker-ce for RHEL 8 for t...
12 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 12 Not under consideration

Customer defined encryption key for data at rest

Have the option for customers to defined their encryption key for data stored at rest on INSTANA's SaaS Backends. For example, an integration with IBM Key Protect for IBM Cloud could do that.
6 months ago in Instana / SRE 1 Not under consideration

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...
6 months ago in Instana 0 Future consideration

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.
6 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future 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> ...
7 months ago in Instana / Logging 0 Future consideration