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PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.

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Use custom headers to map dependencies

At Capitec, we have a custom header which we are already including in our transactions: x-capitec-correlation-id. We have enabled our agents to capture this header and we are making us of it in the transactions analytics section where we set a fil...
24 days ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Add Event name (aka. Alert rule name) into alert JSON message

Hello, Currently, when alert is triggered instana sends alert as JSON message to Alert Channel (Splunk in our case). Can you please add Event name (aka Alert Rule Name) into those JSON messages so that we know which instana event (alert rule) crea...
27 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

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...
29 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Need periodic reports in different formats

Dear Colleagues, we have a constant demand from our customers regarding reporting capabilities. Please consider creating additional sharing option for custom dashboards. Something like periodic report, that generates a PDF (CSV, XLS, Plain text) f...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

change time frame resolution in Chart: Time Series.

We want to change the resolution as shown in the chart time series graphs, Instana establishes by default a granularity according to the time frame that one selects., we want to change the resolution in a personalized way, it would allow us to ana...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

After maintenace window no alerts created if host is still unavailable

After monthly patching we have noticed if a maintenance window was put in and the host was patched and rebooted if Instana still sees it a available after the maintenance window has finished we do not get an alert.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Instana agent and ui-backend proxy settings with no proxy var or proxy config per backend

We are trying to send our instana agent to a 2nd backend on your saas for testing a feature. But our kubernetes agents are getting timeouts to your endpoint. I assume it has to do with our network setup and that our proxy has to be used to reach y...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Display QAUDJRN audit metrics in customized dashboard

This capability would be useful for our AS400 customers who needs to parse their QAUDJRN audit journal metrics to a dashboard. So far, Instana can retrieve the metrics but unable to display it properly in its dashboard. We can extract the journal ...
about 2 months ago in Instana / IBM i 1 Submitted

Being able search Instana using the api name and then be able to drill down to related artifacts

When requests comes into Moneygram’s third-party API Gateway service, Moneygram would like the events to relay and show custom variables like the following three columns: “API”=“detailLookup”, RT (response time)=198ms, and service= https://ws.mone...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Documentation Upgrades

Recently went through installing an Instana Kubernetes cluster and we had significant issues due to the documentation. It is too vague, misleading, and the examples given are often confusing or incomplete. We got answers from support individuals t...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted