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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 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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Threshold on the same metric twice within the same

Customers need the ability to threshold on the same metric twice within the same Event. It is VERY common for customers to want to setup two different Events (1 warning and 1 critical). They way they achieve that is something like the following: W...
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Kafka connection using username and password

It would be very useful to have the possibility for the agent to connect to kafka instances using username and password. This feature would help for better audit checks and security.
7 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

WebSphere: Show Active threads metric in graph in WebSphere technology dashboard

Hello, Currently, WebSphere default dashboard (host -> process -> JVM -> Webshpere) does not show graph with Active threads metric (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-websphere-applicat...
9 months ago in Instana / Sensor / WAS 0 Planned for future release

To be able to monitor Nginx and PHP for Windows

We would like to monitor Nginx and PHP on windows. But according to our checking, both Nginx and PHP for Windows is currently not supported. So, it would be great if you support Nginx and PHP soon to be able to monitor by Instana. Best Regards, Kh...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor / Tracing 2 Planned for future release

Add Instana built-in metric for table spaces status (normal or abnormal)

I would like Instana has a built-in metric for table spaces status, the return value represents normal or abnormal. After this built-in metric available, then I can trigger an alert based on this built-in metric. Here is db2 reference about table ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 2 Planned for future release

Avoid abnormal termination false positives during Helm deployment

Use-case: During HELM deployment the old pods are expected to be stopped with a SIGKILL. So the event Instana is raising is technically correct, but absolutely expected. This FR is about adding more logica to such K8s events and Instana events avo...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Built-in Event: Kubernetes Node condition status event correlation between kubernetes node scaling events

Once our cluster scales down, usually, our node/nodes will be terminated status(or unknown). But it doesn’t mean our nodes are not healthy. It just scales down. We are getting many mentioned event notifications, and our engineers are missing the a...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 1 Planned for future release

Kubernetes CronJob Monitoring and Tracing

Ability to monitor CronJob as a separate service and enable tracing for CronJobs will help in monitoring the downstream calls just like other services. CronJobs can call other services using Rest APIs. It is helpful if we can monitor those Rest AP...
5 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Tracing 6 Planned for future release

Acknowledging alert

Currently, when an alert is triggered in Instana, our operations team receives a notification. While this is a crucial step in our monitoring workflow, we find that the process of acknowledging these alerts is not as streamlined as we would like i...
5 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Planned for future release