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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 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?

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Monitor number of pods in a specific namespace in Kubernetes

It is useful to monitor the number of pods especially if the pods reaches a threshold.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 4 Functionality already exists

Pager Duty integration - would be helpful to have more fields provided from instana so we can route better

Instana only seems to give an incident and service key for an alert, we can't determine what serverless repo orginated it.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

One problem, one entry on Issue page via Agent API

If I want to indicate to Instana there is somewhere a problem then there is a possibility to make a custom issue via Agent API (http://localhost:42699/com.instana.plugin.generic.event). We use this facility. There is a custom http(s) protocol moni...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / API-C 1 Functionality already exists

Introducing analyze infrastructure (Open Beta Feature) to self hosted installation

As we upgraded our instana version we were looking forward for the analyze infrastructure feature, but sadly it is not available on self hosted configuration. this feature would help us analyze our use cases with more flexibility
over 1 year ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Functionality already exists

Specify request & limits of pod Leader Elector

In https://github.com/instana/helm-charts/blob/main/instana-agent/values.yaml the Instana agent has defined cpu & memory requests and limits, see line 89.However, for the leader elector there are none. As a consequence the leader elector takes...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 7 Functionality already exists

Support for jboss logging version 3.4.1 without programmatic API

For making the JBoss deployment lighter, and for reducing downtime while deployments, we consider that using jboss logging is more convenient than log4j. Unfortunately, this logging framework is not supported by instana (see case #30712). So then,...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Java / Logging / Tracing 3 Functionality already exists

Add a new time option for configuring an Event

The only current time option is the "time window". It would be much appreciated if there is another time option to specify the time for which an event will only trigger if the conditions are met continually during that time. For instance, if we se...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Functionality already exists

Would like Instana to support the writing of the agent logs to the syslog system - See support request 30210

We have both aix and linux agents. We had both agents successfully writing to our syslog for quite some time (> 9 months). Recently (perhaps 6 weeks ago), after we upgraded our agents, the aix agent no longer writes to the syslog. The linux age...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 2 Functionality already exists

API: Support EntityId->Host parameter in query to get all Snapshots of a single Host

Introduction: In an Enterprise Context, Instana contains valueable informations about running software on single machines or clusters, when an Agent is installed. With the current API it is hard to replicate UI functionalities, like showing all pr...
over 1 year ago in Instana / API-C / Infrastructure 2 Functionality already exists

Show all database traces even if they all succeed

We opened a case for missing database calls and learned how Instana works for successful calls. The engineering team sent us the following quote, "Span batching in general doesn't consider the payloads. The rules are based on span metadata like d...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 3 Functionality already exists