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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 Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints
Currently, customer can enable HSTS for EUM and all nginx components (so everything except agent traffic) by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations (opt-in). That EUM settings affect also HSTS on the Instana backend i.e., for at ap...

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We need to perform signing request using Private key

Hello Team, We need to signing the message with private key of the sender and verify the message to the public key of the sender. For signing purpose we don't want to implement public key of the sender. We tried it with private key of the sender w...
3 days ago in Instana / DataPower 0 Submitted

Feature to set the limit based on the number of failed attachments (Instana)

[How it is now] When an agent fails to execute its attachment (attachment error in occurrence of some event such as full GC), the agent continues to retry the attachment every 10 minutes repeatedly until it succeeds. [What's needed] It'd be great ...
3 days ago in Instana / Agent 1 Submitted

Ability to add more than 10 Application Perspective's to events/alerts/etc

Would like the ability to add more than 10 Application Perspective's to event/alerts. This would allow us to add more Application Perspective's to one alert instead of creating multiple of the same alert to cover the Application Perspective's that...
5 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Open a service IP per tenant to send events via Webhook

Open a service IP per tenant to send events via Webhook, so that you don't have to open the entire list of IPs given by the instant support according to the region and then run the risk of adding more IPs without inform us and that the alerts do n...
5 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

metric or api endpoint for sent alerts

Currently there's only a fuzzy way to get the amount of sent out alerts, and even only for smart alerts. As alerting is a very crucial and important feature (when used), it should be easier to figure out how many alerts had been sent in the past (...
5 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Ability for RBAC to enable Objects on Team Scope

Use-case: To allow more flexible rules for allowing people access to specific entities it would be great to instead of selecting the entities (app perspectives, namespace, etc.) one by one, to allow a query builder approach in which we can use log...
5 days ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Not under consideration

Charge Back Sub-units/Teams and monitor/govern their License usage

As a Customer, who provides Instana as a service inside an organisation - I would like to have the capability to see which Application Team (via Agent Key or Application Perspective etc.) has used how many APM/IQM Licenses. In order for me to gove...
5 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

New Agent Key in case of leak or security concerns

As customer I want to ensure that when the Agent Key leaks, nobody can abuse the Key and do harmful things with it. To be able to manage (add, manage, delete) the Keys (Sub-Keys) inside the Instana UI would help to monitor and govern who has acces...
5 days ago in Instana / Security and Compliance 0 Submitted

Add Missing Chart Types in Dashboard View

For the New Relic Migration, we need to be able to have the same Dashboards with Instana as we had with New Relic.We noticed that some Chart Types are missing.And sorted them by our usage:1. Table,2. Bullet,3. Histogram (dyn. Bucket def.),4. Funne...
5 days ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Instana Health / Issue State queryable via API or Grafana Metrics

Introduction:-------------We have several Teams, which use internal Dashboard-Tools, which query multiple data sources (new-relic, check_mk, Prometheus, Splunk, etc., Openshift).These Tools make use of Health checks and Meta Informations.While mig...
5 days ago in Instana / API-C 0 Submitted