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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
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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Infra metrics for IBM DB2warehouse monitoring

We have integrated IBM DB2warehouse production instance with instana and we are able to access the default dashboard with some metrics. We are exploring the available metrics to configure alerts, but unfortunately we don't see the required metrics...
8 days ago in Instana / DB2 0 Submitted

Automatic link between Openstack Hypervisor and Computer Instances pages if on the machine is present an Instana agent

In a holistic view it will be very useful to have a link from the Openstack dashboards to the single agent page if the machine shown in the Openstack dasbhboard hosts an Instana agent too. In this perspectives the information produced by Openstack...
8 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Create custom Dashboards / Panels with Sythetic results data

Teams want to see the status of single or multiple synthetic checks in custom dashboards for better overview.
9 days ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Submitted

Synthetic Secret Management

For Scripted Tests, there is a need for API Keys. These keys are secrets and need a limited visibility scope
9 days ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Future consideration

Enable website automatic instrumentation for NGINX

Hello, Currently it is possible to automatically instrument website monitoring on the Apache. As our organization is currently in the process of migrating part of the webservers from Apache to Nginx, we would like a possibility to have the same fe...
9 days ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

k8sensor needs to support multiple backends

When using Instana, most of our customers require high availability. They assume that our SaaS operations are highly available based on our SLAs. But, when customers deploy self-hosted environments they need to set things up in an HA configuration...
9 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted

Alert on error logs (new logs, log rate)

It would be nice to be able to trigger alerts on different error log metrics like: - new errors (in past week, past month or similar)- error rate So we would like to be notified if new error logs pop up and if the error log rate is increasing or h...
10 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

GKE autopilot compatible

Instana Agent must be available in your GKE Autopilot environment.
10 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Instana to monitor IBM DataPower Gateway Physical appliance to do end-to-end observability solution for IBM API solution.

My Clients in Thailand have applications expose service to consumers by API and using IBM solution that inclide [1] IBM DataPower Gateway Physical appliance [2] APIConnect on CP4I . They plan to use Instana to do end-to-end observability but now I...
14 days ago in Instana / DataPower 0 Submitted

Support Amlen for Metrics and Traces

Currently, the MQTT Broker Amlen is not recognized as a technology by Instana. It would be great to have a sensor (as well as dashboard, built-in metrics, ...) for Amlen. Amlen provides most important metrics via REST API. In addition, Instana doe...
15 days ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Submitted