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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
PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Tracing for COBOL/C/C++

I want to add custom instrumentation to a COBOL/C/C++ process to hook into the call and instrumentations pipeline in Instana enabling end-to-end traceability from our front-end through all the tiers and including the SQL queries in SQL server. In ...
10 months ago in Instana / Agent / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

send Instana events to Pagerduty queue (New alert channel type for Pagerduty)

Currently the integration with pagerduty is done via Pagerduty services (You need to create one integration key per service). But there is a different way to send events to Pagerduty which is to send it to a Queue. Reasons for this requests: possi...
10 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Not under consideration

Smart Alert should not be closed after 03 hours if still true.

Scenario:We are monitoring an endpont that should raise an alert if no calls received during 10 minutes.The problem is that the Smart Alert is being closed after 3 hours as we learned from Instana support as hard coded "give up" time even though t...
12 months ago in Instana / Alert 4 Not under consideration

Memory profiles are absent from .NetCore applications

We have only cpu profiles and there is no memory profiles available for dotNetCore applications. Can you please add them to have full profiling of dotNetCore applications.
about 1 year ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 1 Not under consideration

Source address to traces/calls

It would be great to have some kind of source information always visible for traces/calls. However it is not always feasible to have the source application instrumented, or even to have an Instana-agent installed on the source host/node. Could...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 3 Not under consideration

Making it easy to identify SqlInjection

For HTTP calls performed by GET, when a SqlInjection or other types of intrussions, one of the parameters in the query string contains the atack command (SQL or OS). In the application perspective, it is possible to filter by the partial content ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Not under consideration

.NET Core and Framework Profiling on Windows

When developing software you sometimes run into memory leaks or high CPU that are difficult to explain. Profiling can help to identify the root cause so the issue can be solved. This feature already exist for Linux: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/ins...
over 1 year ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 2 Not under consideration

Application monitoring plugin for Informatica powercenter

We were looking to monitoring the informatica ETL application at the client using instana. Unfortunately, couldn't find any plugin related to Informatica Powercenter 10.2.0 Hotfix 2 or 10.4.1 in the configuration.yaml neither at https://www.ibm.co...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Possibility to mask GET values based on value of other parameter in websites

We would like to extend the functionality of GET url parameter masking. Currently, it is possible to specify directly name of the key, whose value will be masked. i.e. "/mykey/i" for url /?mykey=XXX will change to /?mykey=<redacted>. However...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Real User Monitoring 1 Not under consideration

Add Windows Active Directory group (Security Group) to Instana

As per support case #27832, We asked to add AD group to instana to provide the permission to groups, but that feature is not available it seems, please check to add AD group for providing permissions.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control 3 Not under consideration