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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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Consideration of Table View for OTel Attribute Display

A customer has suggested shifting from the current JSON view to a table view for displaying attributes in OTel, citing issues with key visibility in small browser windows. While the JSON format currently handles long resource attributes more effec...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

We need an alternative to the Hashicorp vault

I continue to run into more customers that demand a vault other than Hashicorp as a way to securely store credentials for the configuration.yaml file. Previously, I opened this idea, but it was rejected: https://ideas.ibm.com/ideas/INSTANA-I-271 I...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Exporting the list of agents including FQDN and related informaiton

1. How to export all agents, host FQDN, agent version and related informaiton using GUI? 2.Is there a API that I can use to export the Agent version, FQDN, agent-status into a file
about 2 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Submitted

Add Event name (aka. Alert rule name) into alert JSON message

Hello, Currently, when alert is triggered instana sends alert as JSON message to Alert Channel (Splunk in our case). Can you please add Event name (aka Alert Rule Name) into those JSON messages so that we know which instana event (alert rule) crea...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

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...
2 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

After maintenace window no alerts created if host is still unavailable

After monthly patching we have noticed if a maintenance window was put in and the host was patched and rebooted if Instana still sees it a available after the maintenance window has finished we do not get an alert.
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Instana agent and ui-backend proxy settings with no proxy var or proxy config per backend

We are trying to send our instana agent to a 2nd backend on your saas for testing a feature. But our kubernetes agents are getting timeouts to your endpoint. I assume it has to do with our network setup and that our proxy has to be used to reach y...
2 months ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Password encryption in configuration.yaml file

HI Team, It is one the audit highlights not to have password mentioned as plain text in configuration file. Kindly include feature or way to have encryption password in configuration.yaml without need to purchase separate license. Regards Harpreet
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Excluding specific endpoints from monitoring

Instana agent discover and monitor all endpoints however some of them may be irrelevant,under maintenance or fixing progress. So it will be useful to disable/exclude specific endpoints from monitoring when needed. This feature may help us to monit...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Custom dashboard queries shows misleading retention information in case of approximation

We have example in custom dashboard were some panels with complex queries show approximation because of retention where the real reason is query time-out. Although we believe this is a flaw we were asked to raise feature request. So please conside...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted