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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
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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Azure DDoS Protection event

A customer asked to add Azure DDoS Protection as an event in Instana. The use case is that is there is an DDOS attack and most traffic are blocked but not all. The traffic that gets through might cause some issues on the application and it would b...
9 months ago in Instana / Azure / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Support the use of kubernetes ServiceAccounts for AWS authorization

Currently the AWS agent can only be deployed on EC2 or ECS. Since we moved to EKS we would like to run the AWS agent inside EKS but without passing credentials to the serivce. The AWS way of doing this would be to assign an IAM role to the Service...
12 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

On agents, create the ability to only specify certain sensors instead of trying to implement all possible sensors

We've found that it's really difficult to blacklist certain agent sensors since there are so many different processes on developer workstations that run with .net or java. It starts to collect information on a lot of products and you have to spend...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Ability to Monitor Broadcom Layer7 API Gateway

Currently Instana cannot monitor Layer7
3 months ago in Instana / Enterprise Applications 0 Future consideration

Ability to setup event on multiple conditions

The possibility to compare / set into relation more than one value in an Event definition? I mean I have Data Source, Metric, Operator, ... - but only for _one_ parameter. What I need is something like this: Value A > 70% value of B -> Alert...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Ping Agent / Status of Ping

I want to check a process using your Ping Sensors. Therefore I defined the Ping Sensors , which works OK (see screenshot). But how do I create an Event / Condition for "Status of ping (status)"? (see screenshot). I assume status = 200 is OK - but ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Create custom Dashboards / Panels with Sythetic results data

Teams want to see the status of single or multiple synthetic checks in custom dashboards for better overview.
3 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Future consideration

Synthetic Secret Management

For Scripted Tests, there is a need for API Keys. These keys are secrets and need a limited visibility scope
3 months ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Future consideration

provide Folder organization for dashboards

Currently, when you have a large number of dashboards, they are all just listed (alphabetically at least) in a very large drop down listbox. It would be very useful if there was an alternative way to manage all of the dashboards using folders or s...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Common 1 Future consideration

k8sensor needs to support multiple backends

When using Instana, most of our customers require high availability. They assume that our SaaS operations are highly available based on our SLAs. But, when customers deploy self-hosted environments they need to set things up in an HA configuration...
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration