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PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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Adding alerting or report to dashboard

Im trying to build an OPS dashboard for a client that require fast reaction time when it come to detection of server's issus.in order to do that, i've build a dashboard that i try to display on a tv using brigthsign device (still trying to figure ...
7 months ago in Instana / Alert 4 Future consideration

Ability to change Instana Tenant Names and Add Description

Need ability to change tenant names displayed without impacting monitoring of applications and add description along with tenant names in Instana Tenant Switcher page. Please Note : No modifications in the URL's is required as it would impact moni...
7 months ago in Instana / Access Control 2 Not under consideration

About hiding the Managemet menu

For pods in production and disaster environments, there is a function that allows you to restart and reboot from the Management menu displayed on the pod screen of Instana. Since it is an environment that anyone can touch, the target was accident...
7 months ago in Instana / Agent 4 Not under consideration

provide release marker time and scope focus

Currently when choosing a release in time picker the time focus is set with span around release time but selected scope is kept. It would be very helpful to be able to select also release scope and being pointed to scoped monitoring, e.g. the chos...
7 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 4 Not under consideration

Improved scoping on Host Unavailability Detection

As a user wanting to detect host unexpectedly going offline, I want to be able to filter the scope of this detector based on attributes beyond just host tags (e.g., to exclude a few of the worker pools from alerting using DFQ such as "entity.selfT...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 0 Future consideration

Show status change history of MFT transfers

Our customer needs to track their MFT file transfers and they need to have insights in when file transfers change their status from Started to Progress and finally Successful or Failed. So we need some kind of table that lists all the status chang...
7 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Able to query IBM MQ Tags from the API

I'm able to query IBM MQ calls using the V2 API for traces: https://instana.github.io/openapi/#operation/getTraceDownload And I get details about the message but not from the IBM MQ Tags. The only way I can get those tags is using the UI and click...
7 months ago in Instana / API-C 2 Planned for future release

To support HP-UX for installing agent with Unix

We wish to newly install an agent to a server whose OS is hp-ux. Currently, however, only Solaris and AIX can be chosen when we select "Unix" on the screen of "Installing Instana Agent". If you could support hp-ux as well, it'd be great for us and...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 1 Not under consideration

Application Batch process Monitoring

Instana Application monitoring services are not reporting the data statistics as expected. Basically the service in question is a database one which is running on DB2 db. Whenever a batch execution happens there's a bunch of calls being made by th...
8 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Planned for future release

Agent Monitoring AMQP status

Currently MQ sensor only support channel status and MQTT channel status, AMQP type is not supported yet. So you will see it in channel table, but channel status is not in the same table with common channels. MQ's output of dis chstatus(*) and dis ...
8 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Future consideration