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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 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...

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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? ...
3 months ago in Instana / Enterprise Applications 0 Under review

Instana Agents Installation on FIPS Enabled Hosts

Instana agent installation fails on hosts that have FiPS enabled. The only way that we found to install on these hosts is manually using the following command: sudo rpm -ivh --nodigest --nofiledigest Since this command is bypassing a security meas...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Add capability to run Instana back-end on a multi-architecture cluster (IBM Power and x86)

Add the ability to host Instana on a multi-architecture cluster independent of the backend placement, x86 or Power.
12 days ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Create event on CPU/Memory usage (K8S)

Hi, We want to configure an Instana event on Kubernetes. This event should warn us when the used memory or cpu is at a certain level on the deployment. Currenly it is not possible to create an event on this. Can you create this possibility? Thanks...
2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Needs more information

bring in ANY GCP metric into Instana

Want the ability to bring in ANY GCP metric into Instana. Some of our competitors have solutions that have out of the box dashboards for specific GCP services. But, they also provide the ability to specify a configuration to bring in metrics from ...
13 days ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Submitted

Consideration of Table View for OTel Attribute Display

A customer has suggested shifting from the current JSON view to a table view for displaying attributes in OTel, citing issues with key visibility in small browser windows. While the JSON format currently handles long resource attributes more effec...
13 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Visibility of sensitive data

From the transactional portal of a client that performs a query to the iSeries and is displayed in Instana, from the “analytics” functionality some sensitive data is evidenced that must be filtered. It was detected that from a call to the database...
about 2 months ago in Instana / .NET 1 Planned for future release

Kafka Cluster Consumer Group Metrics at the Partition Level

I would like to monitor Kafka consumer group metrics such as current offset, log end offset, lag, throughput, etc., at the partition level. This would be similar to the metrics provided by the kafka-consumer-groups.sh CLI tool: ▶ bin/kafka-consume...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Support for vSphere 8

Hi team, We found out that Instana supports vSphere until version 7 https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=instana-monitoring-vsphere#supported-versions Please support version 8. Thank you
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0

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...
2 months ago in Instana / IBM Z 1 Under review