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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Include Custom TAGS to Events Rest WEB API

Support to tag creation on events API in order to create synthetic events based on contextual information, similar to trace tags. Widgets be capable of filter events based on tags sent by event API. Attached image describe a sample of event API us...
9 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

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

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...
6 months ago in Instana / Sensor / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Support MongoDB Atlas properly

Please support MongoDB Atlas properly, so multiple clusters can be setup sepeartely.
6 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Map Groups with SAML (Okta)

We have SSO setup for the Instana Backend using SAML with Okta. We would like to be able to map groups provided by the Idp to Instana roles/groups. The ability to map our internal LDAP groups to Instana groups would give us the ability to apply ac...
6 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration / Security and Compliance 2 Functionality already exists

Spring Batch Tracing

We are trying to gather traces from Spring Batch applications running as steps in an Argo workflow. The applications may start processing before the Instana agent has discovered and instrumented the JVM. We need a method to effectively trace Sprin...
6 months ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 2 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

monitoring multiple vCenters from a single Agent

Per documentation (www.ibm.com/docs/en/obi/... you can deploy the agent on the vCenter itself or any agent of choice (linux/windows) on a remote system - the vCenter sensor is able to perform remote monitoring if installation on the vCenter is not...
7 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Remote monitoring PostgreSQL

With switching to a new hosting provider we won't be able to install Instana agent locally to PostgreSQL-servers anymore. To have end-to-end visibility, please provide a means to configure the Instana agent to monitor PostgreSQL clusters running o...
2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Support of Kotlin coroutines 1.6

Hello, We recently updated Kotlin coroutines to 1.6 and found out that we lost a certain amount of spans and custom tags after this upgrade. Can you plan to support at least this version shortly ? Kind Regards, Quentin
2 months ago in Instana / Java 1