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PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.
PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...

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Instana agent and ui-backend proxy settings with no proxy var or proxy config per backend

We are trying to send our instana agent to a 2nd backend on your saas for testing a feature. But our kubernetes agents are getting timeouts to your endpoint. I assume it has to do with our network setup and that our proxy has to be used to reach y...
22 days ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Submitted

Integration to load testing tools like Radview WebLOAD

We see some companies use load testing tools that integrate with our competitors such as Dynatrace. An example is WebLOAD from Radview. Can we provide an integration to load testing tools? Its a common problem when we install instana at a POC that...
3 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Submitted

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.
10 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration

Maintenance windows display a message/note for end users

Hi team, Customer asked: When placing a downtime on an entity(application, website, port) within Instana, is it possible to display a message/note in the latter? Example: For instance, we place a downtime between 13:00 – 18:00 an application named...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Future consideration

Display QAUDJRN audit metrics in customized dashboard

This capability would be useful for our AS400 customers who needs to parse their QAUDJRN audit journal metrics to a dashboard. So far, Instana can retrieve the metrics but unable to display it properly in its dashboard. We can extract the journal ...
25 days ago in Instana / IBM i 1 Submitted

Automatic link between Openstack Hypervisor and Computer Instances pages if on the machine is present an Instana agent

In a holistic view it will be very useful to have a link from the Openstack dashboards to the single agent page if the machine shown in the Openstack dasbhboard hosts an Instana agent too. In this perspectives the information produced by Openstack...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Under review

Allow users to change the pre-defined severity of a built-in event and allow to change the related metric thresholds

There is a bunch of built-in events, but in some cases users won't agree with the severity level of the events or the selected metric thresholds. Please allow users to change these in built-in events. Seems like something that should have been pos...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Future consideration

Being able search Instana using the api name and then be able to drill down to related artifacts

When requests comes into Moneygram’s third-party API Gateway service, Moneygram would like the events to relay and show custom variables like the following three columns: “API”=“detailLookup”, RT (response time)=198ms, and service= https://ws.mone...
25 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Add support for Blocking sessions - Cassandra

Verizon is requesting support for providing number of and list of blocking sessions in Cassandra.
26 days ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Submitted

Documentation Upgrades

Recently went through installing an Instana Kubernetes cluster and we had significant issues due to the documentation. It is too vague, misleading, and the examples given are often confusing or incomplete. We got answers from support individuals t...
26 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted