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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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Custom events - Possibility to set up only during certain period of time

Hi, Nowadays there is not any possibility to create a custom event that could trigger an event only during time frame wished. Use case is clear. Imagine an integration that is only receiving calls during business hours. We could want to monitor if...
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Future consideration

Include Custom TAGS to Events Rest WEB API

Support to tag creation on events API in order to create synthetic events based on contextual information, similar to trace tags. Widgets be capable of filter events based on tags sent by event API. Attached image describe a sample of event API us...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Monitoring of AWS MSK in Topics Level Metrics

Instana can currently monitor AWS MSK in the cluster and broker level of metrics only. To improve the AWS MSK monitoring quality, additional metrics in topics level with the following functions will definitely useful and helpful for the MSK opera...
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Add directory / patch variable to one liner or silent agent installer

Please add the option to change the installation path of the agent when using the silent installer option, this is to allow us to automate installs using Ansible and apply our path standards that is required. It can be done on the GUI but we requi...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Edit the evaluation granularity for a smart alert

The minimum evaluation granularity for a smart alert is limited at 5 mins, We need to change it so that we get alerts related to slow calls etc which may not persist for more than 5 minutes. Below is a real time scenario. When will a person be ale...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Configure Instana alert to edit/remove the existing signature from the body of the email alerts

The event alert email that we receive from Instana contains a default signature of "--- IBM Corporation c/o Instana, 71 S Wacker Drive, 7th floor, Chicago, IL 60606, USA ". There should be an option to change this signature to customized one as di...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Built-in Event: Abnormal termination correlation event with deployment markers

Kubernetes is gracefully terminating the resources. In new releases, our resources will be replaced with new ones. Kubernetes sends SIGTERM signal to pods.This signal lets the containers know they will be shut down soon. This behaviour causes lots...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Official terraform support

We are managing all of our infra aspects as a code principle, because of that we would like to have instana terraform provider in order to create our alerts & dashboards as a code
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert / Application perspectives / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Dimensional Micrometer Metrics

Currently it looks like Instana is pulling in micrometer metrics using JMX. As shown in the micrometer docs JMX is Hierarchical which means the metric name is FLAT and includes all tags. This doesn't allow for filtering metrics BY TAG correctly wh...
2 months ago in Instana / Java 2 Planned for future release

Enable custom Instana SDK instrumentation on an individual pod

Adding custom spans to Java applications using the Instana SDK requires configuration on the agent. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=references-configuration-based-java-trace-sdk#example When the Instana agent is dep...
2 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted