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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.
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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Instana monitoring agent for IBM Datapower physical appliance

Currently IBM Datapower monitoring is available only for below setup 1. DataPower in a virtual machine2. DataPower in a Kubernetes cluster3. DataPower in a Docker container But it is not available for IBM Datapower physical appliance setup. Many c...
4 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Under review

Instana needs to support AutoTrace for OpenResty pod

Instana declares the support tracing for 3scale's OpenResty container. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-nginx#other-supported-information But its support is limited for the manual instrumentat...
3 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers 2 Future consideration

Display QAUDJRN audit metrics in customized dashboard

This capability would be useful for our AS400 customers who needs to parse their QAUDJRN audit journal metrics to a dashboard. So far, Instana can retrieve the metrics but unable to display it properly in its dashboard. We can extract the journal ...
14 days ago in Instana / IBM i 1 Submitted

Being able search Instana using the api name and then be able to drill down to related artifacts

When requests comes into Moneygram’s third-party API Gateway service, Moneygram would like the events to relay and show custom variables like the following three columns: “API”=“detailLookup”, RT (response time)=198ms, and service= https://ws.mone...
15 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Add support for Blocking sessions - Cassandra

Verizon is requesting support for providing number of and list of blocking sessions in Cassandra.
16 days ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Submitted

Documentation Upgrades

Recently went through installing an Instana Kubernetes cluster and we had significant issues due to the documentation. It is too vague, misleading, and the examples given are often confusing or incomplete. We got answers from support individuals t...
16 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted

Instana Azure sensor should support proxy configuration

Instana Azure sensor should allow to configure proxy. Exactly the same approach should be taken as for the AWS sensor described here https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=agents-amazon-web-services-aws#through-agent-confi...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Azure 0 Planned for future release

Instana in Jazz for SM

There is a need to integrate Instana portal in same DASH portal as Netcool Omnibus and ITNM. This way administrators would access Instana pages from same portal that contained notification in alarm form that there is an issue with application. Thi...
4 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Future consideration

Platforum pHMC needs to collect vNIC information from HMC for each Host

When connecting a Power HMC to Instana it is currently gathering information about "Virtual Ehternet Adapters (SEA)" and "SR-IOV Local Ports". A lot of customer are using the vNIC functionality with is another type of network adapter. This needs t...
6 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

add DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS to custom polling Oracle

this is usefull as 1 sec graularity for DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS will rise license issue in ORACLE. To add DBA_TABLESPACE_USAGE_METRICS to custom polling ensure customer not to breach ORA license as Instana Agent Remote login and read tablespa...
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release