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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 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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add DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS to custom polling Oracle

this is usefull as 1 sec graularity for DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS will rise license issue in ORACLE. To add DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS to custom polling ensure customer not to breach ORA license as Instana Agent Remote login and read tablespa...
2 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Instana in Jazz for SM

There is a need to integrate Instana portal in same DASH portal as Netcool Omnibus and ITNM. This way administrators would access Instana pages from same portal that contained notification in alarm form that there is an issue with application. Thi...
3 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Future consideration

Integration to load testing tools like Radview WebLOAD

We see some companies use load testing tools that integrate with our competitors such as Dynatrace. An example is WebLOAD from Radview. Can we provide an integration to load testing tools? Its a common problem when we install instana at a POC that...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Submitted

Instana Backend (zLinux, Power, x86, OCP, k8s) Custom Edition should be offered on Redhat, IBM, and AWS Operator Hubs for our customers.

The operators necessary for installing the Custom and Standard editions would be available on Redhat and IBM Operator hubs.
13 days ago in Instana / Business Systems / Portal 0 Submitted

Monitoring vSphere 8 with Instana

I have a customer who wants to observing Vsphere 8 from Instana, this version was released 1 year ago.
13 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Platforum pHMC needs to collect vNIC information from HMC for each Host

When connecting a Power HMC to Instana it is currently gathering information about "Virtual Ehternet Adapters (SEA)" and "SR-IOV Local Ports". A lot of customer are using the vNIC functionality with is another type of network adapter. This needs t...
5 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

OTEL integration on Instana running Docker Container.

Want to enable the Open Telemetry (OTEL) acceptor (otlp-acceptor) so we can start testing OTEL as more standard way to send telemetry data to Instana. Instana backend is running on Docker Container
14 days ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Instana UI usable in iframe

We want to make certain alerts and metrics for our call readiness visible in a mobile app. Currently, the integration via iframe does not seem to be possible due to the frame-option setting. Can frame-option be configured by customer?
14 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Sankey diagram for Custom dashboards

Instana ingests lots of data and we need different ways to represent it, one of the things that can be helpful is to have a Sankey diagram for Custom dashboards.
27 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Use service name instead of host IP to reach instana agent from monitored applications in K8s

Dear colleagues Tanzu k8s cluster have strict security rules that block communication between podNetwork and hostNetwork IP addresses. The effect of it is inability or significant reduce in flexibility to trace applications like JVM based. Solutio...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Under review