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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 Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...

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Need to create alert based on trace / http metric value

create a custom alert (and thus event in the first instance) in our Production Instana instance.EVENT: The application is "Card Services" the metric is "Call latency" (P99) and the filter I'm trying to apply is on call.http.path that equals a spec...
over 4 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Functionality already exists

Allow report export on Events data

As an SRE, I want the data from Instana when looking for Incidents (Event Tab) to be exported automatically and not just being queried inside Instana.
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Extend Custom Dashboard (Widget) capabilities

Customers, time and time again, are looking for a way to chart specific information on a custom dashboard. This allows them to quickly extract data that Instana is already capturing and review in one place, then drill down from there. For this cus...
7 months ago in Instana / Java 0 Functionality already exists

Add functionality to retrieve the Instana agent configuration file content in the Instana Agent UI

When troubleshooting Instana agent configurations then it is necessary to have SSH access to the host or Kubernetes cluster. If the UI had this feature then I could get the configuration file with a click of a button which would speeds up troubles...
7 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Functionality already exists

Getting Monitoring Issues via Instana API

The customer can get event types such as incident, issue, change using Instana API, but they cannot get monitoring issues which are very important for them. Due to these monitoring issues, the monitoring done by Instana on technologies in producti...
9 months ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Functionality already exists

Add profiling information to Traces/Spans

Some other vendors like Datadog include profiling information (e.g. CPU hotspots, CPU lock contention, ...) to the Traces/Spans.This is very valuable information in case of troubleshooting.Are there any plans to support such a feature in the near ...
9 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Functionality already exists

Filter calls on the agent level based on IP addresses

We are running Network Scans against our Linux Server on which our Applications are running. This results in a lot of Calls against our Applications which are traced in instana and looks like an attack. We would like to filter these calls on agent...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Tracing 2 Functionality already exists

Merge/Group Availability Zones and Custom Zones on Infrastructure Map

For Customers it is beneficial to merge i.e. AWS services and EC2 instances in the group of the infra overview in Instana to understand quickly which hosts are relevant/heatly/etc. A couple of tickets was found with the similar request: https://in...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Functionality already exists

PowerHMC: Allow grouping systems based on location and display it in the infrastructure view

We plan to monitor multiple datacenter. We will like to group the systems based on location or customer and display it in the infrastructure view.
about 1 year ago in Instana / IBM Power / Sensor 2 Functionality already exists

New Agent Key in case of leak or security concerns

As customer I want to ensure that when the Agent Key leaks, nobody can abuse the Key and do harmful things with it. To be able to manage (add, manage, delete) the Keys (Sub-Keys) inside the Instana UI would help to monitor and govern who has acces...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control / Security and Compliance 2 Functionality already exists