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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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Ability to pass details on service when an alert is triggered for custom events/built-in events

Need ability to pass details on service when an alert is triggered for custom events/built-in events. Required format - subject line+ service name.
9 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration

Extend thread dump with viable thread details

The Instana thread dump does not contain the following meta information of a thread: Priority (prio): the priority of the threadJava ID (tid): the unique ID given by the JVMNative ID (nid): the unique ID given by the OS Please add these details as...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Java 0 Under review

Automated report from instana dashboards

We are trying to send an automated report from instana custom dashboard via email, but we don't see any options available in UI also don't see anything in the instana documentation. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability Please help wit...
about 1 month ago in Instana / SRE 0 Under review

Java profiling for windows OS

It gives developers continuous and historical code-level view of application performance that is essential for locating CPU, memory allocation and I/O hot spots as well as latency bottlenecks. Benefits anyone who is hosting Java on windows machine...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Planned for future release

Extend time window to more than 120 min

Hello, Currently, when creating an event with built-in host metrics, the time window is limited to 120 min We received the following request, which is not currently possible with this limitation : - trigger an alert when a filesystem is > 70% f...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Future consideration

Get list view of Application services by CPU/memory utilization using Custom Dashboard

We need to get top list of cpu or memory utilization by service /application name as it will help identify which particular application is consuming high cpu/memory . This will facilitate team to take quick action.
10 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration

CLOSE_WAIT status monitoring

We need Instana to monitor, alert and publish CLOSE_WAIT status for running processes on a host. It will be used for troubleshooting as well as proactive measure to avoid any potential outage.
24 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Attach instana unix agent only to specific JVMs (inverse of INSTANA_IGNORE)

Hello, I would like to make a request for ability to attach instana agent only to specific JVMs (not to all JVMs that exists on application host which is current default). I found that there is INSTANA_IGNORE=true JVM environment variable ( https...
24 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Need to enhance the AIX / LPAR monitoring as the basic monitoring is not sufficient to understand the performance problems.

After speaking to the IBM Power Sales team, existing AIX metrices are not sufficient even when enhanced with the IBM pHMC sensor metrices. The customers are relying on the vmstat/iostat/nmon commands to extract reports and do manual work of assess...
24 days ago in Instana / IBM Power 0 Submitted

For the Power systems, need local agent in VIOS similar to what others are certified for in https://community.ibm.com/community/user/power/viewdocument/vios-recognized-list

Local agent installations on the VIOS on Power Servers will help to fetch metrices at more granular level than the minimum 5m offered by the HMC. After discussion with Power sales team, this remains one of the main bottleneck to position Instana a...
24 days ago in Instana / IBM Power 0 Submitted