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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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Tibco EMS Monitoring: Change number of queues / topic

When monitoring Tibco EMS the maximum number of queues or topics which can be monitored are limited to 200. This should be changed to any value the customer might want to choose knowing the possible impact that might have.
21 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Instana tracing supporting envoy >= 1.22

We want to upgrade to envoy 1.22 but as of yet instana does not provide tracing for this version. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-envoy-distributed-tracing-binaries#envoy-115-and-later
21 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Under review

Ideas for more consumable actions

After initial deployment, it may take many Turbonomic actions to bring the existing environment to a more desired state. As a new user to Turbonomic it can be hard to digest and consume those actions and understand where to start. Some ideas to he...
22 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Future consideration

Feature to change Instana metrics granularity / polling interval

There is a 1s granularity hard-coded in Instana. That is for example for host metrics and JVM etc. It would be great if we could increase the granularity at will in UI admin settings and at agent-level in configurations. For performance related re...
22 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Not under consideration

zCentric Agent Installation as root

We are trying to remove reliance on root to install our TWS agent. However, after installation, there is the error - the userid used to install TWS can't impersonate to the proid which we used to run the job. We are attempting to mitigate root acc...
25 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

MQ sensor to capture expired message counter

On this case many IBM MQ queues have a time set for expire messages that wasn't read, have this information collected by sensor and showed on MQ Dashboards will help expedite the time to solve applications problems, since can give an indication if...
26 days ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Add support for MSSQL instances

Currently, any multi-tenant setup on SQL (aka SQL Instances) is not supported. The request is to add support - and the ideal solution would be to allow Turbo to enumerate all SQL instances via the SQL Server Browsing service.
27 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / APM, Applications, and Databases 1 Not under consideration

Infrastructure Map too slow

Our Instana has a lot of agents and the Infrastructure Map is not usable. It takes ages to load. We would like to have a solution to this problem, what about having a filter which let us show less agents in the Infrastructure Map? With such a filt...
27 days ago in Instana / Common 2 Under review

Add support for MSSQL instances

Currently, any multi-tenant setup on SQL (aka SQL Instances) is not supported. The request is to add support - and the ideal solution would be to allow Turbo to enumerate all SQL instances via the SQL Server Browsing service.
27 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / APM, Applications, and Databases 2 Under review

Monitoring support for ETCD 3.3.x and 3.4.x using /v3 endpoints

As per documentation instana is still using the /v2 endpoint to monitor etcd. /v2-API is deprecated (https://github.com/etcd-io/etcd/issues/12913) Monitoring support for ETCD 3.3.x and newer using /v3 endpoints should be added.
27 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release