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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
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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Visibility of sensitive data

From the transactional portal of a client that performs a query to the iSeries and is displayed in Instana, from the “analytics” functionality some sensitive data is evidenced that must be filtered. It was detected that from a call to the database...
15 days ago in Instana / .NET 0 Submitted

Synthetic Test Metrics for SLI/SLO

As a customer using Synthetics, I want to be able to have SLI/SLO information in Instana. Currently the use of Metrics from Synthetics is not possible.
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

The customer wants an alarm when the same test goes wrong on 2 different POP

The customer wants an alarm when the same test goes wrong on 2 different POP.
3 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Future consideration

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...
about 1 month ago in Instana / DataPower 1 Not under consideration

Create event on CPU/Memory usage (K8S)

Hi, We want to configure an Instana event on Kubernetes. This event should warn us when the used memory or cpu is at a certain level on the deployment. Currenly it is not possible to create an event on this. Can you create this possibility? Thanks...
25 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted

Would like to define Warning and Critical threshold ranges within a single Event or SmartAlert

If a customer wants to create both a Warning and Critical threshold for the same underlying metric, they create either 2 Smart Alerts or 2 Events. For example, create a Warning Event when CPU usage is between 80% and 90% utilization and Critical E...
5 days ago in Instana / Alert 0

Authentication options

Since GitHub has been integrated and used in Instana, we can have GitHub as one of the authentication method in Instana. This process can avoid multiple AD/SSO configurations in tools/applications.
6 days ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Functionality already exists

Azure Cosmo DB Storage

Instana does not analyze the behavior of Azure Cosmo DB Storage, it is necessary to be able to detect if there is a storage problem and alert about this.
10 days ago in Instana / Azure 0 Submitted

Provide Customers the ability to apply a Lucene query or dynamic focus query to the Filter section of a custom dashboard widget

Customer would like the ability to apply a Lucene query or dynamic focus query to the Filter section of a custom dashboard widget. For example, one need for this would be for the Customer to set the country to "Oman" and also set the User ID to a ...
11 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Under review

Synthetic monitoring enhanced permission

Viewer permission will be able to view the Synthetic monitoring configuration details that may contain a username/password to login to the application. Request to create enhanced permission or set up additional HBAC permission for this?
6 days ago in Instana / Synthetic 3 Functionality already exists