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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.
PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...

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Traceroute Path Tool in LiveMaps | Point-to-Point discovery

We already have a traceroute tool in NMS, which is hardly used. If using the tool in DI Live Maps, you could create logical devices in a path and see which hops between sevone and the device are part of your monitoring. The concept is you would ha...
3 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 0 Future consideration

CLOSE_WAIT status monitoring

We need Instana to monitor, alert and publish CLOSE_WAIT status for running processes on a host. It will be used for troubleshooting as well as proactive measure to avoid any potential outage.
3 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Attach instana unix agent only to specific JVMs (inverse of INSTANA_IGNORE)

Hello, I would like to make a request for ability to attach instana agent only to specific JVMs (not to all JVMs that exists on application host which is current default). I found that there is INSTANA_IGNORE=true JVM environment variable ( https...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Nginx autotrace

Hi, We would like to capture the traces of our nginx services. For this we installed the necessary on our TKGI environment, but it seems that the autotrace is not functioning on a customized ingress-nginx image. Since this is currently not support...
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Need to enhance the AIX / LPAR monitoring as the basic monitoring is not sufficient to understand the performance problems.

After speaking to the IBM Power Sales team, existing AIX metrices are not sufficient even when enhanced with the IBM pHMC sensor metrices. The customers are relying on the vmstat/iostat/nmon commands to extract reports and do manual work of assess...
3 months ago in Instana / IBM Power / Sensor 0 Under review

For the Power systems, need local agent in VIOS similar to what others are certified for in https://community.ibm.com/community/user/power/viewdocument/vios-recognized-list

Local agent installations on the VIOS on Power Servers will help to fetch metrices at more granular level than the minimum 5m offered by the HMC. After discussion with Power sales team, this remains one of the main bottleneck to position Instana a...
3 months ago in Instana / IBM Power / Sensor 0 Under review

Data source encryption with AES

The current AES Encryption implementation in OMNIbus and WebGUI only allows passwords up to 30 characters long whether encrypted or un-encrypted. If you encrypt a password longer than 16 chars using ncw_aes_crypt script, the encrypted string becom...
3 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Customize Start up page by users preference

Currently the start up page is hard set for ALL users. The users are now requesting to be able to save their own start up page in the start up view when they login, that they would like to see.
3 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Webservice Job: Pooling the execution status in the same webservice jobs

Hi team, We are using webservice jobs run various seeded jobs using the webservice plugins. In second step we are defining an executable job to fetch the report id/request id from the XM response. In last step we are doing the conditional checks i...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Send emails through MS Graph API instead of SMTP

In a few months, our organization will drop SMTP support in favor of sending mails exclusively through Microsoft Graph API. As of today, it does not seem to be supported by Instana. As a workaround, we will migrate our Email alerting channels to a...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review