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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 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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Wildcard to specify activeJobs:jobs & inactiveJobs

In the activeJobs:jobs section and inactiveJobs section, currently we need to specify job number. Customer need option to not specify the job number or to use wildcard, because job number can change all the time and customer cant keep on changing ...
11 months ago in Instana / IBM i / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Synthetic Data not available for dashboards

We are not able to create dashboard with synthetics data, use cases: * line graph of historical results of all synthetics in a specific location or by region for x range of days* see all failed synthetics for a pop location or for a region in a gi...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Synthetic 1 Future consideration

Adding proxy configuration in Instana Sensor for AZURE

We need to use a proxy definition to reach Azure from the Instana agent on which there is a Instana cloud service agents In the AWS conguration is possible to specify a proxy We need the same option for AZURE In the INSTANA documentation To config...
12 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Increasing the largest selectable timeframe in dashboard more than 1 month

Hi, Is there any way to expand the timespan for more than one month? If not, this is a clear needs for all of our customers. BR
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Metric Store 1 Future consideration

Automated report from instana dashboards

We are trying to send an automated report from instana custom dashboard via email, but we don't see any options available in UI also don't see anything in the instana documentation. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability Please help wit...
5 months ago in Instana / SRE 0 Future consideration

Add support for Azure Microsoft Dynamics 365 to Instana

Add observability capability to Dynamics 365 to extend visibility into workloads running on that Azure service. That would enable an end-to-end traces accessing that service. That capability would be useful for all customers that are using Dynamic...
11 months ago in Instana / Azure / Sensor 0 Future consideration

k8sensor needs to support multiple backends

When using Instana, most of our customers require high availability. They assume that our SaaS operations are highly available based on our SLAs. But, when customers deploy self-hosted environments they need to set things up in an HA configuration...
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Host Agent to run without sudoers permission

We've gotten this request from a few customers that don't want processes running as root. The request is to provide support for the Host Agent to run as non-root user. The customer understands that they would be giving up some of the discovery cap...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 3 Future consideration

vSphere sensor should be able to monitor multiple vCenter environments

Most customers have multiple vCenter environments. With the current design, customers must dedicate multiple VMs in order to monitor multiple vCenter environments. This is a waste of resources and means that the customer must dedicate multiple ser...
10 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

ISM protocols in Instana

We would like to add ISM functionalities from the ISM agent (ITM and APM) to the Instana. It is necessary for us to have these functionalities so we can propose to our current customers to transfer from the ITM/APM solutions to Instana. Several of...
over 2 years ago in Instana / Synthetic 3 Future consideration