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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
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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Need databases names as services

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors self written application which connects to local database. We had permission issue which caused to create separate service instance for every database from received calls and customer liked the presentation. ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Need to be able to threshold using COUNT even if the object is NOT an entity

Currently, Instana allows you to use a COUNT evaluation within the system rules. This allows customers to COUNT entities that meet a certain criteria. For example, count the number of processes that are running. But, there are number of customer u...
11 days ago in Instana / Alert 2 Planned for future release

Name individual spring boot applications when sanitizing sensitive values

We have a customer with a lot of springboot applications and due to their sanitizing policy, we cannot see the application names in Instana and they show up as "*****", there are 3 solutions for this according to springboots own documentation: htt...
11 days ago in Instana / Java 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.
11 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Identify Source of the Calls in Instana

If applications are running on a server on which Instana agent is deployed and those applications make calls to destination application which is properly instrumented by Instana, we should be able to see source details in Instana like source IP/ho...
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Under review

Show stack trace on 1st call in a trace

Currently the customer is showing stack traces on 2nd call, but the first call in a trace doesn't contain stack trace. We need this functionality for analysis of the 1st call of the trace.
2 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Support to get metrics from Oracle Enterprise Management

Support to get metrics from Oracle Enterprise Management
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

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...
12 days ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

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
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0

Uninstalling agent should remove all files and libraries

When uninstalling the Instana agent customer expect that everything related to the Instana agent should get removed. This is not the case for PHP monitoring. After you uninstall the agent there is still Instana files outside the agent folder that ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted