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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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Multiple Choice for HTTP Status Codes alert

We were working on smart alert and just want to monitor 501,500,503,400,404 error. But don't see the abilities to add specific codes. Multiple Choice would be grate option to select alerts.
about 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 3 Functionality already exists

Alerts for required time only.

We have some application running in Day time and 5 days a week and don't want to monitor alerts after hour. If we can add time frame while creating alert that will give the user to ability to set alerts for specific time.
about 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 2 Not under consideration

Custom dashboards: Copy a dataset or filter from one widget to another

Background and context When creating a dashboard it's often useful to re-use datasets or filters between different widgets. If it's the same widget, the duplicate widget functionality can be used, but there is no way to re-use a dataset or filter ...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Metric Store 2 Future consideration

Custom dashboards: Big number percent widget

Background and context When creating custom dashboards and specifically the big number widget we are currently limited to show data from a dataset for where a specific filter can be created. There is no way to show a relation between two datasets....
about 2 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Planned for future release

Mobile Monitoring: Filter out network errors by default so mean latency is correct

Background and context The mean latency information in mobile monitoring is currently very skewed by that some calls show extremely high latencies. This is due to that Instana measures some corner cases that is not really interesting from performa...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Analytics: Filter backend calls based on origin == mobile app

Background and context The context of this idea is that Instana is monitoring a backend api + a mobile app which is using that backend api. In this scenario there is a risk of getting other sources of traffic (scraping bots, malicious actors, frau...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Instana EKS Fargate support

Please support AWS EKS fargate. Instana is the best solution for cloud native environment monitoring. Considering it, EKS fargate need to be supported, because if user is focusing cloud native, then EKS fargate is in their target list. BP NSSOL th...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes / Tracing 5 Planned for future release

We would like event rules to trigger off of object changes in the database and in the plan

We would like to allow application teams to perform updates in our production environment and we would like to have an event rule trigger when objects are updated in the database and/or in the plan and then send the following information either th...
about 2 years ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Secure files in /tmp/.instana

Original issue description: Our security policy does not accept files with permission to write and execute inside the directory "/tmp", as INSTANA creates this type of file in "/tmp/.instana" we have several issues of vulnerability. We verified in...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Agent 2 Not under consideration

Provide Cache metrics for JBoss DataGrid

Instana should expose metrics about the general per-cache behaviour for short-term analysis with transaction correlation and long-term for capacity planning and analyzability.
about 2 years ago in Instana / Other Tracers 0 Not under consideration