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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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Instana Self-Hosted make ports 8080 and 8081 configureable

Customer cannot use Instana onPrem environment as onPrem Instana requires 8080 and 8081 ports and doesn't allow to change the ports during installation. There is a software installed on all servers in customer environment as per policy of the cust...
15 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Not under consideration

Add privacy configuration option to collect full IP in mobile monitoring

Background and context Users IP are masked/anonymized by default in mobile monitoring (EUM/RUM) by setting the last octet of an IPv4 address to 0. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=monitoring-mobile-app-faq#are-you-an...
18 days ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Under review

Option to add multiple Humio repositories for log monitoring

There are many use cases where there is no single repository for an entire cluster in Humio. Each application/team have their own repository in Humio but the application is running on the same kubernetes cluster (e.g., Production). Instana, right ...
19 days ago in Instana / Logging 3 Needs more information

The ability to display reserved space in the Turbonomic UI for initial placement.

There are multiple accounts which I work with which utilize Turbonomic for initial placement of VMs on hosts within their clusters. When these reservations are placed, there is currently no method in the Turbo UI to show the amount of space which ...
19 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

User option to cleanup old images following the upgrade process.

When performing an upgrade of Turbonomic the old images are just left in the /var directory. Nexttime when a user goes to upgrade and they run the upgrade-precheck.sh script, the /var directory is often over the 70% limit and the user must manuall...
20 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 1 Future consideration

Request for more options in Rate of Resize

We are trying to get automated resizing implemented at Bank of New York Mellon and we are currently in the testing phase and all is going well other than the Rate of Resize. As you know you can scale by 1, a few, or straight to best recommendation...
20 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Under review

Adding support EntityFramework Core 6

Provide the same functionality to EntityFramework Core 6 as it exists for: Entity Framework .NET >= 2, >= 3.
21 days ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 0 Submitted

Add time window exclusions (downtime) to KPI calculations for reports, alerts, events.

I would like to calculate the KPI using Instana and for that there is the widget SLO. I can get from there the total number of calls, errors, percentage status and target; however, there are periods of time that I don’t want to consider as those h...
21 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Monitor Disk I/O latency metrics

Currently, we don't show metrics related to Disk Latency. We don’t collect I/O latency related operations. This would be needed for business purposes.
21 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

[python-sensor] - Instrumentation

Please add support for the following python libraries: - stomp.py (Stomp QA) - aioamqp (AMQP) - zeep (SOAP) - spyne (SOAP Server) Currently they are not supported.
21 days ago in Instana / Python 0 Submitted