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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 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...

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Excluding specific endpoints from monitoring

Instana agent discover and monitor all endpoints however some of them may be irrelevant,under maintenance or fixing progress. So it will be useful to disable/exclude specific endpoints from monitoring when needed. This feature may help us to monit...
29 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Excluding specific services from Application Perspective Scope

It is not possible to exclude some of the downstream calls(for ex:excluding only DB calls) from definition. Filtering feature does not support the necessity above, so we cannot define exact perspective.
29 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Custom dashboard queries shows misleading retention information in case of approximation

We have example in custom dashboard were some panels with complex queries show approximation because of retention where the real reason is query time-out. Although we believe this is a flaw we were asked to raise feature request. So please conside...
29 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

DWC Sharing boards with groups

Users can create custom boards which are useful to display multiple queries at once, but currently these boards can be shared only among DWC roles, which are very large scopes. It would be usefull if one can share his custom board among users belo...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Get Application Infrastructure for multiple applications at once

We're trying to collect all the application infrastructure as returned by /api/infrastructure-monitoring/topology/filtered-topology. When there are many, it can imply a significant back and forth, with many request/response. It would be beneficial...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Basic filtering in /api/infrastructure-monitoring/topology

Currently we're using /api/infrastructure-monitoring/topology to retrieve the list of a subset of the infrastructure snapshots and their relations. The problem is that this endpoints returns everything, and therefore produces massive responses fro...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Need to update the date related field values into SharePoint

For more details, please find the related support case number TS015931077.
about 1 month ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Submitted

Need to do custom filters (Condition) to retrieve the data from SharePoint.

For more details, please find the related support case number TS015931307.
about 1 month ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Submitted

Concatenation of variable is translating to Password

Hi IWA Team, I had a requirement to put the password as a concatenated variable and migrate the code to next instance. I have created the composer file for 100 jobs and in password section i have added ${password.key1}${password.key1} Then i used ...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Character Limitation on Variable length for a variable in Variable table.

Hi IWA team, We had a requirement where the parameter was more than 1500 character. We were not able to use the variable since there is limitation of 1025 characters, Could you please remove this limitation? Regards Lochan
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted