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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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Need ACE OTEL traces to correlate to the proper ACE infrastructure

I'm working with a customer that has deployed ACE with OpenTelemetry tracing on traditional servers. When we diagnose problems and drill into the traces, the link from the trace to the Infrastructure links to the Host Agent for the ACE server. Thi...
2 months ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Planned for future release

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories. Want capabilities that are similar to ITM v6. Customers use this capability to indicate whether their applications are performing properly. For example, if there are too many fi...
4 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Planned for future release

Generic Configuration-based SDK

Generic Configuration-based SDK When working with the Configuration-based SDK, customer wants to use each class-method pair under "sdk.targets" in a generic way, not individually. To summarize, Instead of this one: sdk: targets: - match: type: cla...
4 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Planned for future release

Azure extension install & update

The only way to install and update the Instana Azure extension is my manuell clicking in the Azure webUI. This is not a scalable solution if you have hundreds of App Services. There should be a way to install och update the Instana Azure extension...
6 months ago in Instana / .NET 2 Planned for future release

Need to be able to execute custom SQL queries via the DB2 sensor

While the DB2 sensor is good and has many metrics available, it never has exactly the metrics the customer is looking for. A customer has asked that the DB2 sensor be enhanced to allow them to execute a custom SQL statement and capture the results...
9 months ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Add Instana built-in metric for table spaces status (normal or abnormal)

I would like Instana has a built-in metric for table spaces status, the return value represents normal or abnormal. After this built-in metric available, then I can trigger an alert based on this built-in metric. Here is db2 reference about table ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / DB2 / Sensor 2 Planned for future release

Avoid abnormal termination false positives during Helm deployment

Use-case: During HELM deployment the old pods are expected to be stopped with a SIGKILL. So the event Instana is raising is technically correct, but absolutely expected. This FR is about adding more logica to such K8s events and Instana events avo...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Websphere Node Name tag to be available for Custom Payload

After configuring the offline event for any websphere entity in our environment, we did receive an email alert on websphere offline event. But it doesn't give any detail on which node the websphere went offline. I've attached a few pics for your r...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Built-in Event: Kubernetes Node condition status event correlation between kubernetes node scaling events

Once our cluster scales down, usually, our node/nodes will be terminated status(or unknown). But it doesn’t mean our nodes are not healthy. It just scales down. We are getting many mentioned event notifications, and our engineers are missing the a...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Trigger alert from offline event only if there was no restart after a configurable amount of time

Currently, if I create an alert based on an offline event, the alert will immediately be triggered when the entity goes offline. Often an entity is only restarted, so if an alert is generated that would be a false alert. Instead it should be possi...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 1 Planned for future release