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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
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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Capture details on request payload

Need ability to capture details on request payload this helps to troubleshoot issues without need for applications to log the same. Feature available with competitors. Please refer to - https://docs.appdynamics.com/appd/4.5.x/en/application-monito...
5 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Not under consideration

Need to be able to create a custom Event via the Agent API and specify a Host other than the Host of the Agent

Need to be able to create a custom Event via the Agent API and specify a Host other than the Host of the Agent. A customer is doing remote detection of problems. They want to be able to open an Event and have the Event indicate that it is affectin...
5 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Not under consideration

Add appropriate filters to Smart alerts.

Dear colleagues, we're during PoC and noticed that creating a Smart Alert from Application perspective triggers the same component of the same application running on different OCP clusters. Detailed investigation showed that the application has th...
5 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 2 Not under consideration

Ability to save & restore, clone Event & Alert configurations or create templates

Use cases: - When Events and Alerts are created, users would benefit to have ability to save configuration as a template to use as baseline for other events - save configuration to be able to revert back to after trying some changes - as a work ar...
5 months ago in Instana / Alert / Extend Capabilities 1 Not under consideration

Allow user to increase retention for specific call/traces

Hello, it would be great if users could selectively extend retention beyond short term retention (currently set to default value of 7 days) of specific calls/traces e.g. by referencing calls/traces in analytic query. Other option would be to mark ...
5 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Not under consideration

API - missing link between service and process

Hi, I'm trying to retrieve the whole application stack (AP > service > process > host) through the Instana API. Currently I'm using the following API requests: {{baseURL}}/api/application-monitoring/applications?nameFilter=xxx {{baseURL}}...
5 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Not under consideration

Require Alert Time Window Condition for more than 120 min

We have a custom MQ alert to create an alarm, if messages are not received for more than 12 hours in IBM APM. We have created similar alert in Instana, however alert time window condition is not allowing to add condition of more than 120 mins. We ...
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Support for getting Logs through API

In Instana we are able to get all data from the API but the logs. We need to expose an API to extract logs. This would also help to extend retention of logs outside Instana.
6 months ago in Instana / Logging 1 Not under consideration

Instana should integrate with DB2 DBA/Management tools for deep dive export DB performance for troubleshooting and administration.

Instana customer have to use 3rd party DB management tools, like DBMariine, to retrieve more detail DB2 performance information for troubleshooting. Suppose Instana should integrate DB2 DBA related tools.
6 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Add email in CC as alert channel

Operation team keeps tracks of who is receiving the alert, at the moment once there is an alert, single emails are sent to each email. It would be preferable to have a main email and a list of emails in CC.
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Not under consideration