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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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Provide typings for NodeJS @instana/collector package

It would be nice to have typings for IDE Intellisense and compile-time checks, as originally requested in https://github.com/instana/nodejs/pull/458. I believe that Typescript plays an increasingly important role in the NodeJS ecosystem with frame...
4 months ago in Instana / Node 0 Future consideration

Capture custom HTTP response headers

Background and context A feature we use heavily with Instana is the ability to capture custom HTTP request headers. This gives us a great ability to analyse the data, slice and dice based on filters and groups on headers. A couple of simple exampl...
4 months ago in Instana / Tracing 3 Future consideration

Disabling instrumentation for a specific pod and jdbc connection

Hi, We request you the possibility to disable tracing for an specific pod or for any specific jdbc connection. Right now the only wat to disable tracing for a pod is by doing ignore processes. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/curr...
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Submitted

Deploy different instana-agent.customresource.yaml in k8s worker nodes

Hi, Based on the fact that not all the worker nodes run the same applications and ca be different between each others, it can be needed yo deploy different configuration.yaml files based on the needs. For example, put some custom tags inside some ...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Java Object in heap memory

Could it be possible to add the possibility to have a look on the Java Objects in the heap memory ? Currently we could see the threads that are waiting or consuming a lot of CPUs but we cannot see which objects in the heap memory are taking up a l...
3 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Not under consideration

Alerting for license usage

Due to the new licensing terms and conditions an alert needs to exist which notifies if the current agent usage reaches the amount of purchased licenses. The alert should be customizable with an individual absolute or percentage based threshold.Th...
5 months ago in Instana / Business Systems / Portal 1 Needs more information

FR - Smart alerts on mobile apps

Hi team, Currently smart alerts are available only on websites.Is it possible to add the smart alerts functionality on Mobile apps? https://instana.io/s/17TPqlXdT1q2u8FylOqDJw Thanks in advance Clarisse
6 months ago in Instana / Alert / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Enabling Java Profiling for Applications running on Kubernetes

Currently, we only have Instana AutoProfile to support for Java applications which is running on EC2 instacnes. However we want similar feature for an application which is running on Kubernetes hosts as a conatiner application.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Java 1 Submitted

Instrumentation for Spring Native

Please add support for Spring Native to Instana - all tracing and infrastructure monitoring, custom metrics (e.g. micrometer).
about 1 month ago in Instana / Java 5 Not under consideration

Envoy proxy default address/port and sensor configuration

Preface: Currently monitoring envoy proxy metrics appears to REQUIRE setting the --admin-address-path command line flag. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-envoy-proxy#configuration Two ideas: S...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration