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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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Nginx autotrace

Hi, We would like to capture the traces of our nginx services. For this we installed the necessary on our TKGI environment, but it seems that the autotrace is not functioning on a customized ingress-nginx image. Since this is currently not support...
4 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Optimize Load time for dependencies/Flow tab under application perspectives

We have observed that the dependency tab takes a large amount of time to load when we select the time window as 1 week. We do not expect this to happen as analysis of the flows is crucial to identify impact if a service goes down and historical in...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Not under consideration

Mutliple small Raw-Span PVCs instead of one large PVC

Answer: Use S3-comptabile object storage https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=openshift-api-reference#s3config for rawSpans to scale PVC limits We get the pvc from an external ceph cluster to openshift cluster. With 1000...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 5 Not under consideration

Application Transaction Tracing for DataPower and MQ Appliances

This is idea is beneficial for all customers who employ DataPower and/or MQ appliances as part of their application infrastructure because it would enable them to gain a true 'end-to-end' view of their application flows. By enabling transactions t...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 2 Not under consideration

Filtering by Log Parameters in Analytics Tab

In the Analytics tab we would like for there to be a filtering option for log parameters. There is not currently an option to filter based off of log params only the messages and level. I have attached screenshots below
over 1 year ago in Instana / Logging 2 Not under consideration

Website application monitoring "in-flight request"

Hi. We are using website monitoring feature but we noticed that request that has been started but not yet completed, a.k.a. a request in progress are not traced/visible. Is there any option to see those in-flight requests or if not could be this f...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 3 Not under consideration

Configuration option for Tracing of SQL query parameters (PostgresQL)

In certain cases, it would be helpful for us to see the query parameters of a query. We would like to have a configuration option to switch tracing on for specific services or even only database entities. E.g. we are having a concurrent access on ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Add End User's IP Address and Hostname to INSTANA's Action Logs and Access Logs

This will help companies in regulated industries like Banking to feel more confident their data is secure and identify security incidents. This is a requirement for PCI Certification.
over 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Not under consideration

Logging add HTTP Header into the log parameters

Hello, Here is some infos about the request. We highly use custom headers to get contextual informations about HTTP calls . For instance device type, application version etc ..Currently we can filter these informations on the view Application> ...
over 2 years ago in Instana / Logging 0 Not under consideration

Support for podman on RHEL8 for Self-hosted backend server

At this point, we are not planning to add support for hosting the Instana backend with podman. The RHEL 8 docker package has been replaced by the container-tools module in RHEL 8 and some customers do not want to install docker-ce for RHEL 8 for t...
almost 3 years ago in Instana / Self Hosted 12 Not under consideration