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PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
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.

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Limit what files are copied per pod by instana-instrumentation-init

The typical duration of instana-instrumentation-init is 2 seconds. This becomes an issue during node consolidation and when pods are moved to a new node. I’ve analysed the reason for this slow performance, and it is likely due to the init containe...
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review

MSSQL - Implement correlation between service and infra entity

Instana agent is able to monitor MSSQL but its missing the correlation between the service and the underneath infrastructure.If we click on Application Icon -> Services -> Database name -> Infrastructure tab. We can see the amount of call...
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Under review

Allow APScheduler to be supported on Instana

APScheduler library is not supported by Instana. I have written an automation code that uses the library. Since the library is not supported by Instana, the traces are not getting collected to be monitored. I request Instana team to kindly include...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Python 0 Under review

Instana monitoring agent for IBM Datapower physical appliance

Currently IBM Datapower monitoring is available only for below setup 1. DataPower in a virtual machine2. DataPower in a Kubernetes cluster3. DataPower in a Docker container But it is not available for IBM Datapower physical appliance setup. Many c...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Under review

Run Scripts ( Bash / Python etc.,)

From agent to execute scripts and feed the data to Instana for custom alerts and metrics.
5 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Under review

Ability to rename the Apache HTTPd process name

We have multiple http servers from different environments/nodes sending data to Instana. All the Apache Httpd entities are shown with identical process name - 2.4.12(with additional fixes) @<process-id>*:port. There is no easy way to figure ...
2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Automated fallback from IBM-hosted monitoring locations

When IBM offers hosted/maintained synthetic monitoring locations. it might be helpful to provide automated fallback or automated verification of failed tests. For example, if a test fails from a monitor in a Virginia datacenter, retest from New Yo...
2 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 2 Under review

Optionally test links as well as page components

Testing a page and the CSS, JS and images that make it up ensures the page is "complete" and works well for transactional websites. For content heavy websites, it's often helpful to also test the pages linked to from the test page. That is especia...
2 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 2 Under review

Support for Red Hat AMQ Broker

We are using Red Hat AMQ Broker 7.11 for our critical transactional production. This component is very critical for our environnment. In order to achive end to end observability, we need full tracing on Red Hat AMQ Broker 7.11 We know that Artemis...
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Domains / Platform Coverage / Tracing 2 Under review

gRPC Support for Synthetic Endpoint Tests

As a customer, I want to use Instana Synthetic Test to monitor the availability for my gRPC Endpoints.
3 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Under review