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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
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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Set the remote monitoring interval for Oracle database

In TS015830047, IBM Support Services responded that the expected behavior for remote monitoring of Oracle DB is that if the connection fails, it will only be retried after a 10 minute interval. It's a long time to be unable to monitor for 10 minut...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Kafka Cluster Consumer Group Metrics at the Partition Level

I would like to monitor Kafka consumer group metrics such as current offset, log end offset, lag, throughput, etc., at the partition level. This would be similar to the metrics provided by the kafka-consumer-groups.sh CLI tool: ▶ bin/kafka-consume...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Would like to define Warning and Critical threshold ranges within a single Event or SmartAlert

If a customer wants to create both a Warning and Critical threshold for the same underlying metric, they create either 2 Smart Alerts or 2 Events. For example, create a Warning Event when CPU usage is between 80% and 90% utilization and Critical E...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 1

Authentication options

Since GitHub has been integrated and used in Instana, we can have GitHub as one of the authentication method in Instana. This process can avoid multiple AD/SSO configurations in tools/applications.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Functionality already exists

Synthetic monitoring enhanced permission

Viewer permission will be able to view the Synthetic monitoring configuration details that may contain a username/password to login to the application. Request to create enhanced permission or set up additional HBAC permission for this?
about 1 month ago in Instana / Synthetic 3 Functionality already exists

change time frame resolution in Chart: Time Series.

We want to change the resolution as shown in the chart time series graphs, Instana establishes by default a granularity according to the time frame that one selects., we want to change the resolution in a personalized way, it would allow us to ana...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Add metadata to events

It would be great if it was possible to add some data to the events we check in our tenant. At least, we would like to have the chance to add a long description with an explanation of the RCO, and a two-or-three length words custom label with a ca...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Azure Cosmo DB Storage

Instana does not analyze the behavior of Azure Cosmo DB Storage, it is necessary to be able to detect if there is a storage problem and alert about this.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Azure 0 Planned for future release

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...
about 2 months 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...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Java 0 Under review