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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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Support for IBM DataStage

Hi team, While searching Instana documentation I couldn't find IBM DataStage, this means is not supported and we need to be able to monitor this technology: https://www.ibm.com/products/datastage Can we add support for it like other IBM products? ...
2 months ago in Instana / Enterprise Applications 0 Under review

Support for instrumenting Gunicorn in python

At the moment when using gunicorn we have to manually instrument the application, which add some complexity in the Development process
3 months ago in Instana / Python 2 Planned for future release

Azure Cosmo DB Storage

Instana does not analyze the behavior of Azure Cosmo DB Storage, it is necessary to be able to detect if there is a storage problem and alert about this.
15 days ago in Instana / Azure 0 Submitted

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...
29 days ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Planned for future release

Transaction traceability using APPC architecture

This new functionality allows us to obtain and view complete traces of transactions sent from the distributed environment to the mainframe. The benefit is for all those clients who have a mainframe and still use this architecture as a means of c...
about 1 month ago in Instana / IBM Z 0 Submitted

Provide Customers the ability to apply a Lucene query or dynamic focus query to the Filter section of a custom dashboard widget

Customer would like the ability to apply a Lucene query or dynamic focus query to the Filter section of a custom dashboard widget. For example, one need for this would be for the Customer to set the country to "Oman" and also set the User ID to a ...
16 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Under review

Would like to define Warning and Critical threshold ranges within a single Event or SmartAlert

If a customer wants to create both a Warning and Critical threshold for the same underlying metric, they create either 2 Smart Alerts or 2 Events. For example, create a Warning Event when CPU usage is between 80% and 90% utilization and Critical E...
10 days ago in Instana / Alert 1

Authentication options

Since GitHub has been integrated and used in Instana, we can have GitHub as one of the authentication method in Instana. This process can avoid multiple AD/SSO configurations in tools/applications.
10 days ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Functionality already exists

Synthetic monitoring enhanced permission

Viewer permission will be able to view the Synthetic monitoring configuration details that may contain a username/password to login to the application. Request to create enhanced permission or set up additional HBAC permission for this?
11 days ago in Instana / Synthetic 3 Functionality already exists

We need an alternative to the Hashicorp vault

I continue to run into more customers that demand a vault other than Hashicorp as a way to securely store credentials for the configuration.yaml file. Previously, I opened this idea, but it was rejected: https://ideas.ibm.com/ideas/INSTANA-I-271 I...
21 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted