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PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
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

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Enhancement in MQ Events

As part of testing MQ Events, we tried to create an event integrated with PagerDuty. Once the event is triggered below JSON data event gets published to Pager Duty as an event API. { "client": "Instana", "client_url": https://prod-loblaw.instana-t...
about 2 months ago in Instana / MQ 0 Under review

Enable to exclude entities from built-in events by DFQ (Dynamic Focus Query)

Users cannot configure any conditions of built-in events. However in some cases, built-in event could be opened even though it is not harmful. Users would be happy if you can exclude entities from built-in events by using (single or sometimes mult...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Identify Source of the Calls in Instana

If applications are running on a server on which Instana agent is deployed and those applications make calls to destination application which is properly instrumented by Instana, we should be able to see source details in Instana like source IP/ho...
5 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 4 Not under consideration

Azure Application Insights monitoring

Support for collecting metrics, traces and logs from Azure Application InSight. This would enable insight into SaaS applications.
2 months ago in Instana / Azure / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Instana supporting instrumentation of lambda functions using Terraform

As of now, Instana is not supporting AWS lambda functions using Terraform. Few teams in our agency using AWS lambda functions using Terraform and we need Instana instrumentation on these nodes.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Under review

Custom Agent installation path

This request is related to a missing option that allows to define a custom path for agent installation on both Windows and Linux. The need is to install the agent in a folder other than the default folder, for security compliance reasons.
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Under review

Create event on CPU/Memory usage (K8S)

Hi, We want to configure an Instana event on Kubernetes. This event should warn us when the used memory or cpu is at a certain level on the deployment. Currenly it is not possible to create an event on this. Can you create this possibility? Thanks...
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Needs more information

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...
7 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

While creating global smart alert for throughput triggers in Instana , Time threshold Evaluation Granularity showing till 30mins only but if it is available at least for 24 hours, that could be more helpful on tracking more requests.

While creating global smart alert for throughput triggers in Instana , Time threshold Evaluation Granularity showing till 30mins only but if it is available at least for 24 hours, that could be more helpful on tracking more requests.
19 days ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Use custom headers to map dependencies

At Capitec, we have a custom header which we are already including in our transactions: x-capitec-correlation-id. We have enabled our agents to capture this header and we are making us of it in the transactions analytics section where we set a fil...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted