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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.
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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Get list view of Application services by CPU/memory utilization using Custom Dashboard

We need to get top list of cpu or memory utilization by service /application name as it will help identify which particular application is consuming high cpu/memory . This will facilitate team to take quick action.
12 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration

Adaptive Threshold for Erroneous Calls - Global Smart Alerts

Currently in Global Smart Alerts, adaptive threshold option is there for Slow calls, HTTP Status Codes and throughput. Whereas, for erroneous calls only static threshold is available. Static threshold will not account for the daily erroneous call ...
11 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Future consideration

Integration with hashicorp Vault supported namespaces

A client uses namespaces in HashiCorp Vault, but namespaces are not supported for integration from the Instana agent, so the only option at the moment is to use the root in HashiCorp Vault which may result in a security observation as it would hav...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Future consideration

Instana console showing servers in offline state

There happend a case where a few servers had instana agent stopped running and they stopped showing up on the console infrastructure monitoring. There should be a way in the instana console where we can see the server being shown in the map or in ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Future consideration

Grafana plugin: Support dashboard variables in query and metric field

Hello, I would like to use grafana dashboard variables inside query and metric fields. That way I would have only one dashboard in which I could show metrics for different applications by changing variable in dropdown. Best regards, ldrascic
over 1 year ago in Instana / Integrations 3 Future consideration

Host Agent to run without sudoers permission

We've gotten this request from a few customers that don't want processes running as root. The request is to provide support for the Host Agent to run as non-root user. The customer understands that they would be giving up some of the discovery cap...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 3 Future consideration

[python-sensor] - Instrumentation

Please add support for the following python libraries: - stomp.py (Stomp QA) - aioamqp (AMQP) - zeep (SOAP) - spyne (SOAP Server) Currently they are not supported.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Python 3 Future consideration

Grafana Data Source Alert Management

Using the Grafana data source for Instana does not allow creating alerts. It would be really useful to be able to manage alerts from Grafana where we already have dashboards with built-in metrics and custom metrics (ie: StatsD).
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Common 0 Future consideration

Self-Monitoring Instana with Instana - Document Instana custom metrics

(Self-Hosted) Instana instances can be fully monitored using Instana. If you know which metrics (custom metrics in Instana) to look out for when workload or resources change. Instana should provide up-to-date documentation of internal custom metri...
11 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Future consideration

Synthetic Data not available for dashboards

We are not able to create dashboard with synthetics data, use cases: * line graph of historical results of all synthetics in a specific location or by region for x range of days* see all failed synthetics for a pop location or for a region in a gi...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Synthetic 1 Future consideration