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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.

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Instana email notification does not include status and other important fields for alert condition

Client has reported that the email content does not include alert payload e.g. threshold, metric, status. Lack of status field does not let client effectively use email notifications for additional processing of the event. Request is to add all al...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Instana: Would like to see the Availability zone as part of the trace

Currently we are unable to filter using the availability zone in the Analytics>Applications/Calls tab. You can specify the availability zone in a Smart Alert, but when you try and analyze the issue you cannot filter on the Availability Zone.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Application perspectives 3 Functionality already exists

Support for Elasticsearch 8.12.x

Hi team, Customer has been using Elasticsearch for a few years and asked support since version 8.1.x but now has 8.12.x and the latest we support is 8.11.x Please enable support for version 8.12.x, this is important to monitor production systems. ...
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Functionality already exists

Allow label mapping in analytics or custom dashboards

Example use: Visualizaton of kubernetes metrics e.g. for resource_limits
8 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 7 Functionality already exists

negate condition in custom event definition or negate matching operator

In custom event definition it will be good to have negate condition (besides AND) or to have negate Matching Operator for certain metrics. ITM has a NE operator for this purpose.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Manage configuration.yaml with Secret

We would like to monitor EDB Postgres for Kubernetes on Instana. As a prerequisite, Instana runs only agents in SaaS deployment format in an OpenShift environment. EDB Postgres for Kubernetes runs in the same OpenShift environment. Referring ...
10 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Functionality already exists

Ping-checks: Add option "HTTP-method"

Hello, we are using your ping checks and just want to implement them more efficiently. Therefore it would be very helpful if we would have an option for "HTTP method", e.g. GET, POST, PUT, and so on. And also the option "body" is needed then proba...
over 1 year ago in Instana 1 Functionality already exists

Edit the evaluation granularity for a smart alert

The minimum evaluation granularity for a smart alert is limited at 5 mins, We need to change it so that we get alerts related to slow calls etc which may not persist for more than 5 minutes. Below is a real time scenario. When will a person be ale...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Functionality already exists

PHP 8.3 support

PHP 8.3 was released on 23 Nov 2023. Instana only supports 8.2, see https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-php#supported-versions
6 months ago in Instana / PHP 1 Functionality already exists

Disable normal user login / automatically purge users from User DB

Customer wants to enable SSO. When they do this, they want to make sure that existing Instana users can no longer login with they email/password, and that new users can no longer create regular logins (only login via SSO).Once the user is deleted ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control 3 Functionality already exists