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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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Allow users to change the pre-defined severity of a built-in event and allow to change the related metric thresholds

There is a bunch of built-in events, but in some cases users won't agree with the severity level of the events or the selected metric thresholds. Please allow users to change these in built-in events. Seems like something that should have been pos...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

renaming DB's

We love the new infrastructure view in instana and have been using the DB monitoring in particular. We've added 30+ db's and the information seems to be fine. Please see attached screenshots. The problem is that all of the db's in the list view cu...
13 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Under review

Support for jboss logging

For making the JBoss deployment lighter, and for reducing downtime while deployments, we consider that using jboss logging is more convenient than log4j. Unfortunately, this logging framework is not supported by instana (see case #30712). So then,...
16 days ago in Instana / Java / Logging / Tracing 0 Under review

Improve the agent deployment process : have a dev/prod or beta/stable type of release

I/we would like to have a discussion about how agents are released into the "Dynamic Agent." What we are talking about is how the .jar files are pulled from maven into the dynamic agent. Today, you have a few options in how your agents work. If...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Custom Event multiple conditions

This is a follow up to Aha Idea 729 which requested multiple conditions on a custom event. This is now available. However, it does not address our Use Cases, primarily as ita) It only allows multiple conditions on a single Entity typeb) only allow...
9 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Support Oracle Linux

We are a Financial sector company from Perú that has Oracle Linux Server (https://www.oracle.com/pe/linux/) as part of its production core infrastructure. It is important to monitor this technologies because we need to comply with auditing require...
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 5 Planned for future release

ktor library support

Everyone using Kotlin platform.
10 days ago in Instana / Java 0 Under review

Website application monitoring "in-flight request"

Hi. We are using website monitoring feature but we noticed that request that has been started but not yet completed, a.k.a. a request in progress are not traced/visible. Is there any option to see those in-flight requests or if not could be this f...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 2 Needs more information

License expiration notification should be configurable

Currently, all users accessing Instana will get a notification that the license is about to expire 30 days prior to license end date. This notification should be configurable, allowing admins to enable and configure it. Configuration of who gets t...
about 1 month ago in Instana 0 Submitted

Monitor Disk I/O latency metrics

Currently, we don't show metrics related to Disk Latency. We don’t collect I/O latency related operations. This would be needed for business purposes.
5 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration