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PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
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...

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Add metadata to events

It would be great if it was possible to add some data to the events we check in our tenant. At least, we would like to have the chance to add a long description with an explanation of the RCO, and a two-or-three length words custom label with a ca...
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Need databases names as services

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors self written application which connects to local database. We had permission issue which caused to create separate service instance for every database from received calls and customer liked the presentation. ...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Under review

Option to add multiple Humio repositories for log monitoring

There are many use cases where there is no single repository for an entire cluster in Humio. Each application/team have their own repository in Humio but the application is running on the same kubernetes cluster (e.g., Production). Instana, right ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Logging 7 Under review

Improving Kubernetes Alerting

Status quo Built-in event ("Kubernetes Pod condition status") for when a Kubernetes pod reports 'Not Ready' state for more than one minute. Desired Ability to get alerted when pods created within last 30 minutes reports 'Not Ready' state for more ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Instana EKS Fargate support

Please support AWS EKS fargate. Instana is the best solution for cloud native environment monitoring. Considering it, EKS fargate need to be supported, because if user is focusing cloud native, then EKS fargate is in their target list. BP NSSOL th...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes / Tracing 5 Under review

Instana supporting instrumentation of lambda functions using Terraform

As of now, Instana is not supporting AWS lambda functions using Terraform. Few teams in our agency using AWS lambda functions using Terraform and we need Instana instrumentation on these nodes.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Under review

It's better to have the percent memory utilized for a process (e.g., Integration Server process in IBM ACE)

We want to capture the percentage memory utilized for any integration server process. This will help in identifying the max. memory used process so that support team can take appropriate action on that process.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 1 Under review

Top Hosts By System Uptime

Today, we have the host uptime information when looking at the 'Started At' data when drilling into an individual host. We would like to see the top hosts based on uptime duration on a custom consolidated dashboard so we can see which one(s) have ...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Under review

EUM Crash Reporting - Limit or disable sending crash report

We have currently roughly 10 M app user and want to use crash reporting funtionality.In this cause we are looking for a way to limit or deact end-user to send crash reporting e.g. by config, to limit overload of network and protect instana backend...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 3 Under review

Provide Customers the ability to apply a Lucene query or dynamic focus query to the Filter section of a custom dashboard widget

Customer would like the ability to apply a Lucene query or dynamic focus query to the Filter section of a custom dashboard widget. For example, one need for this would be for the Customer to set the country to "Oman" and also set the User ID to a ...
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Under review