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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
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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PostgreSQL server monitor via Remote Server

PostgreSQL server monitor via Remote Server , we unable to install Instana agent locally due to restriction, we want to monitor from the remote server Currently no option to add host details # PostgreSQL#com.instana.plugin.postgresql:# user: ''# p...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Under review

Automatic link between Openstack Hypervisor and Computer Instances pages if on the machine is present an Instana agent

In a holistic view it will be very useful to have a link from the Openstack dashboards to the single agent page if the machine shown in the Openstack dasbhboard hosts an Instana agent too. In this perspectives the information produced by Openstack...
3 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Under review

Filtering App Perspectives on Tags in child calls

We currently have a few use cases that mean we need to create an App Perspective that filters on a tag that is set on a child span of a parent span i.e. deeper within the code (we cannot pass it back up to the parent call). We create SLI metrics f...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Under review

Support Amlen for Metrics and Traces

Currently, the MQTT Broker Amlen is not recognized as a technology by Instana. It would be great to have a sensor (as well as dashboard, built-in metrics, ...) for Amlen. Amlen provides most important metrics via REST API. In addition, Instana doe...
4 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Under review

Instana kubernetes container memory monitoring improvement

What is your recommendation for monitoring memory usage for kubernetes pods/containers? So far we are using this in Instana: Kubernetes -> Container -> Memory Usage. (Prefer this as compared to pods because sidecars can get in the way) The p...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Need to enhance the AIX / LPAR monitoring as the basic monitoring is not sufficient to understand the performance problems.

After speaking to the IBM Power Sales team, existing AIX metrices are not sufficient even when enhanced with the IBM pHMC sensor metrices. The customers are relying on the vmstat/iostat/nmon commands to extract reports and do manual work of assess...
4 months ago in Instana / IBM Power / Sensor 0 Under review

Set the remote monitoring interval for Oracle database

In TS015830047, IBM Support Services responded that the expected behavior for remote monitoring of Oracle DB is that if the connection fails, it will only be retried after a 10 minute interval. It's a long time to be unable to monitor for 10 minut...
2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Name individual spring boot applications when sanitizing sensitive values

We have a customer with a lot of springboot applications and due to their sanitizing policy, we cannot see the application names in Instana and they show up as "*****", there are 3 solutions for this according to springboots own documentation: htt...
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Add support for Blocking sessions - Cassandra

Verizon is requesting support for providing number of and list of blocking sessions in Cassandra.
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Under review

From the “Instana trial” start mail, make access to “Instana dashboard” easy to understand.

The problem in this case is that when a customer applies to use “Instana trial” and actually tried to use it, they do not know where to access it. The contents are as follows. Follow the link below to apply for access to the 14-day Instana trial. ...
3 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Under review