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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...
PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Use custom headers to map dependencies

At Capitec, we have a custom header which we are already including in our transactions: x-capitec-correlation-id. We have enabled our agents to capture this header and we are making us of it in the transactions analytics section where we set a fil...
28 days ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Azure Application Insights monitoring

Support for collecting metrics, traces and logs from Azure Application InSight. This would enable insight into SaaS applications.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Azure / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Support for instrumenting Gunicorn in python

At the moment when using gunicorn we have to manually instrument the application, which add some complexity in the Development process
4 months ago in Instana / Python 2 Planned for future release

GKE autopilot compatible

Instana Agent must be available in your GKE Autopilot environment.
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Submitted

Top Hosts By System Uptime

Today, we have the host uptime information when looking at the 'Started At' data when drilling into an individual host. We would like to see the top hosts based on uptime duration on a custom consolidated dashboard so we can see which one(s) have ...
20 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

EUM Crash Reporting - Limit or disable sending crash report

We have currently roughly 10 M app user and want to use crash reporting funtionality.In this cause we are looking for a way to limit or deact end-user to send crash reporting e.g. by config, to limit overload of network and protect instana backend...
21 days ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Submitted

Support for IBM DataStage

Hi team, While searching Instana documentation I couldn't find IBM DataStage, this means is not supported and we need to be able to monitor this technology: https://www.ibm.com/products/datastage Can we add support for it like other IBM products? ...
3 months ago in Instana / Enterprise Applications 0 Under review

Instana Agents Installation on FIPS Enabled Hosts

Instana agent installation fails on hosts that have FiPS enabled. The only way that we found to install on these hosts is manually using the following command: sudo rpm -ivh --nodigest --nofiledigest Since this command is bypassing a security meas...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Make Userid visible in "Top Processes" at the Host Dashboard or make it selectable/visible in Custom Dashbords for processes

Customer wants to see the running Userid of DB2 Instances. Actually it is hard to find out under which user the db2sysc Instances are running. You have to select all Processes and open the Process Dashboard. Customer need this information to easie...
12 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Express JS Errors as a percentage of users or sessions

I would like to view the number of JS Errors as a percentage of users or sessions to better understand how many users are seeing an error. Using absolute numbers is susceptible to changes in traffic and during peak hours we would see an increase i...
12 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted