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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?
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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Display all affected MQ MFT Transfers and their TransferID metric values in an event or alert details.

Currently the list of all affected transfers and their IDs are present when viewing the IBM MQ MFT Agent dashboard during an incident/issue window, but they are NOT shown in the incident/issue Event or an Alert that triggered because of the Event....
15 days ago in Instana / MQ 0 Submitted

Need to create an event when MQ Queue Status goes to Get Inhibited status

This is useful to the Production Support team, when the queue status goes to Get Inhibited status, the message flow cannot read the messages from the MQ queue.
15 days ago in Instana / MQ 0 Submitted

Request for support NGINX plus R32

We would like to request the addition of support for NGINX Plus R32 in the IBM Instana Observability platform. Based on the current documentation, the latest supported version of NGINX Plus is: NGINX Plus R31 for Glibc-based Linux and Alpine Linux
16 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

While creating global smart alert for throughput triggers in Instana , Time threshold Evaluation Granularity showing till 30mins only but if it is available at least for 24 hours, that could be more helpful on tracking more requests.

While creating global smart alert for throughput triggers in Instana , Time threshold Evaluation Granularity showing till 30mins only but if it is available at least for 24 hours, that could be more helpful on tracking more requests.
22 days ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

FTP monitoring in ace

In ACE, for many clients, we have numerous flows that receive input from files, especially via FTP. However, we have noticed that Instana is unable to trace these inputs. It would be beneficial to monitor this scenario as well.
22 days ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Submitted

Adding a feature to display Oracle metrics in Instana

The Oracle metrics that can be displayed in Instana are listed at the following URL: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-oracledb#metrics-collection Since "temp db" and "temp tablespace" are not ...
22 days ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Make Instana Agent API available on IPV4

We have a use case where we remote monitoring a database and need to access the instana agent API to generate events/changes/incidents but the API port is only available to the localhost so we cannot access it remotely. Making the APi port availab...
26 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Change release marker display size limitation to configurable size

Please see also Ticket TS016592330 Currently it is not possible to enlarge the mouseover section . Please consider an enabling feature to be included in the upcoming releases.
26 days ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Add support for Redis setup in cluster mode

Add s upport for clustering in Redis in Instana collectors
27 days ago in Instana / Extend Domains / Platform Coverage 0 Submitted

Instana should support Graviton based machines and applications deployed on them

Instana should support Graviton based machines and applications deployed on EC2 and EKS. Support is need for applications written using GoLang, Nodejs, .net core, java. We also need support for opentel.
27 days ago in Instana / Sensor 2 Submitted