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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 Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...

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NFS share observability metrics

The customer is currently utilizing NFS shares for diverse applications, including the active-passive availability of their IT systems. They have expressed an interest in integrating the Instana observability platform to monitor their NFS shares e...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Add the tenant unit names in the short URLs

Currently, the short URL contains the base URL for all tenant units in the customer’s environment. The customer would like to configure different short URLs for different tenant units. Thanks.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Common 1 Not under consideration

Customer is requesting a mobile application that supports push alert notifications

Customer is requesting a mobile application for Instana that supports push alert notifications. The customer has outsourced support for hardware and OS support, a mobile application would let users simply enable push notifications instead of manag...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Not under consideration

AWS SQS 2.1.x / Spring Kafka >= 3.1 / Apache Kafka Clients 3.3.x not supported by Instana Java Sensor

One of our teams found out that a lot of framework support in the instana JVM sensor is outdated. Our teams using Kafka and Aws can not use instana at the moment for monitoring their services, since the traces with those frameworks:- AWS SDK 2.x--...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 2

Sharepoint Metrics Support

Customers are more frequently asking about the possibility to monitor their Sharepoint environment. Sharepoint is hosted on IIS and developed using .NET CLR. Although closed source, it should be possible to extract metrics from within IIS and corr...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Last Backup Sensor Option to monitor by hours.

This metric only offer to monitor the number of days since the last full backup was done, this is ok but if there were a possibility to monitor by hours instead, would be a more precise and secure monitoring, because it would allow me to now that ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 2 Not under consideration

Filter calls on the agent level based on IP addresses

We are running Network Scans against our Linux Server on which our Applications are running. This results in a lot of Calls against our Applications which are traced in instana and looks like an attack. We would like to filter these calls on agent...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Tracing 2 Functionality already exists

Support different Container Runtimes in Helm Chart

Different container runtimes make their socket available under different paths inside their filesystem. For example containerd socket is under: /var/run/containerd/containerd.sock Dockers socket is under: /var/run/docker.sock Currently only the do...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 2 Future consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Not under consideration

Support for monitoring the RedHat virtualization platform

Couple of potential customers are using the RHV and they need complete monitoring of the platform in addition to the infra monitoring for each individual hosts similar to VMWare. https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_virtualization...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Future consideration