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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...
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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Support outbound transaction starting from mainframe to distribute system

A transaction starts from CICS and calls outbound services, such as sending an outbound MQ, or calling another Web Services which resides in a distributed system such as Windows .Net Server(IIS).
12 months ago in Instana / IBM Z / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Link the Trace ID from Instana UI to external ELK dashboard

For Instana monitoring z/OS application, there are more detail monitoring metrics from z/OS platform and usually be avialable in ELK stack. The trace data catpured by Instana on z/OS has some correlation with the transactional metrics collected by...
12 months ago in Instana / IBM Z 0 Not under consideration

Add profiling information to Traces/Spans

Some other vendors like Datadog include profiling information (e.g. CPU hotspots, CPU lock contention, ...) to the Traces/Spans.This is very valuable information in case of troubleshooting.Are there any plans to support such a feature in the near ...
12 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Functionality already exists

Add support for Memory allocation rate for .NET Core, Java, PHP, Ruby

The Instana profiling documentation states for which technologies Instana currently supports Memory allocation rate (Golang, Node.js, Python). The following are missing .NET Core, Java, PHP, Ruby. Link to documentation: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en...
12 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Display summarized mainframe CPU consumption of all JDBC calls to Db2 on z/OS of a single frent-end request, and Instana dashboard can sort by this summarized CPU time.

Mainframe CPU consumption is critical data for application monitoring, currently Instana on z/OS can collect CPU time from SMF data for each JDBC call to Db2 on z/OS and all these data have been sent to Instana. It will be very valuable and helpfu...
12 months ago in Instana / IBM Z / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Improve EUM Page Load View - Add Script Type Labelling for Calls pre Page Load Completion

All calls that are processed before the page load has been completed are being labelled "OTHER" instead of their actual type. Can they be retroactively analysed and labelled correctly instead? Please see added screenshots for reference.
12 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

add the Customer as an watcher to AHA

The customer is enquiring about the ability to track the progress of this RFE - https://bigblue.aha.io/features/IRISCART-2141 The customer currently is not able to access the AHA open for this enhancement.
12 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 3 Not under consideration

Instana agent is not supported for K3S kubernete platform. Since this is a slim version and can deployed on IOT platform, we have seen customer are using this in Production

Instana agent is not supported for K3S kubernete platform. Since this is a slim version and can deployed on IOT platform, we have seen customer are using this in Production. This can be good candidate to consider for implemented and we have tested...
12 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Not under consideration

Missing mount point monitoring

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors mount success with Tivoli Monitoring. They seek for transition to Instana, so they're interested in implementation of analogs of what they use in ITM. Below is the example of such ITM situation: *IF *SCAN KLZ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Miss page_sets parameters in Instana thresholds

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors MQ pages (percentiles and total) with Tivoli Monitoring. They seek for transition to Instana, so they're interested in implementation of analogs to what they use in ITM. Below is the example of such ITM situa...
about 1 year ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Future consideration