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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 Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.

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Ability to access Application Logs from Instana UI

Ability to access Application Logs from Instana UI from log management tools alike we now have the ability to access the logs based on infra entities.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Logging 1 Functionality already exists

Alerts for JVM Total Thread count

Could you please let know if we can create an alert if the total thread count is greater than a certain value
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 1 Functionality already exists

Start/stop instana agent looking for environment variable not set and maxdepth flag inside find which doesn't exist on AIX clients

Everytime an instana agent when stopped or started throws up this error on two environment variables not being set. JAVA_MAX_MEM' and 'JAVA_OPTS'. Assuming these needs to be defined in the setenv file. These variables needs to be set and exported ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 0 Functionality already exists

Adding support EntityFramework Core 6

Provide the same functionality to EntityFramework Core 6 as it exists for: Entity Framework .NET >= 2, >= 3.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / .NET 1 Functionality already exists

Add (java) context to logs

We're currently writing java logs with logback/slf4j. Using the logstash ArgumentsJsonProvider in our logback.xml this allows us to extend the log message with context information like stack_traces, logger_name, log level but also custom informati...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Logging / Tracing 3 Functionality already exists

Enabling Java Profiling for Applications running on Kubernetes

Currently, we only have Instana AutoProfile to support for Java applications which is running on EC2 instacnes. However we want similar feature for an application which is running on Kubernetes hosts as a conatiner application.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java 1 Functionality already exists

Ability to map Google SSO groups to Instana groups

Ability to map Google SSO groups to Instana groups
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control 3 Functionality already exists

Monitor external https endpoints

There are components /services in an application which do some calls to external http based services. I can see this calls in the analyze trace view. Is there a possibillity to get an aggregated view how this external service performs? In e.g. App...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Functionality already exists

Override the Entity in the Event SDK

We are using event sdk within our OpenShift environment. https://www.instana.com/docs/api/agent/#event-sdk-web-service We are able to trigger events from within a pod, but they come in listed as an entitytype of Host. We would like these events to...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Add using MS Active Directory user groups for managing user acces.

Give different access to the Instana application for members of Active Directory user group and not for specific user. Requested by Banks Security team
about 2 years ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Functionality already exists