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Report properly OOM pod events

Make sure all OOMs are reported properly.
4 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 3 Future consideration

Network Visibility

Due to the increasingly complex nature of the network, we spend a lot of time tracking down connectivity issues. These issues might be due to an unknown firewall rule, a misconfigured network policy, or incorrect routing setup in Kubernetes. Addin...
4 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Under review

Warn, alert, highlight containers with Root privileges

Please highlight with a specific color deployments and containers that are running with root privileges, allow to trigger alarm on this. Probably for those who does not have open policy agent it could be a first step or to add some value for those...
4 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Not under consideration

monitoring multiple vCenters from a single Agent

Per documentation (www.ibm.com/docs/en/obi/... you can deploy the agent on the vCenter itself or any agent of choice (linux/windows) on a remote system - the vCenter sensor is able to perform remote monitoring if installation on the vCenter is not...
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

add cgroups v2 PSI metrics to Instana

With the cgroupv2 starting to emerge maybe is a good idea to start collecting and using the PSI metrics available in machines/containers that enabled cgroupsv2. They are valid for Servers and containers. You can find details here about the PSI met...
7 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Enable custom Instana SDK instrumentation on an individual pod

Adding custom spans to Java applications using the Instana SDK requires configuration on the agent. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=references-configuration-based-java-trace-sdk#example When the Instana agent is dep...
5 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Functionality already exists

Monitor number of pods in a specific namespace in Kubernetes

It is useful to monitor the number of pods especially if the pods reaches a threshold.
5 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 4 Functionality already exists

Java Object in heap memory

Could it be possible to add the possibility to have a look on the Java Objects in the heap memory ? Currently we could see the threads that are waiting or consuming a lot of CPUs but we cannot see which objects in the heap memory are taking up a l...
5 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Not under consideration

Alerting for license usage

Due to the new licensing terms and conditions an alert needs to exist which notifies if the current agent usage reaches the amount of purchased licenses. The alert should be customizable with an individual absolute or percentage based threshold.Th...
7 months ago in Instana / Business Systems / Portal 1 Future consideration

Add CPU Usage and Memory Usage Metrics for K8s Services, Deployments to custom dashboard

Add CPU Usage and Memory Usage Metrics for K8s Services, Deployments to custom dashboard, From the attached screenshot, you can observe it does not have metric for memory and cpu usage of a deployment, service, daemonset. Please add it to all avai...
8 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Future consideration