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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...
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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New Joined Hosts to new default zone

Dears, How can we set / configure Instana to add new joined hosts to a certain zone instate of "Undefined Zone"? We need all new joined hosts to be member of "New servers" zone for example instate of "Undefined Zone"... and later we can configure ...
8 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 1 Not under consideration

I need TADDM Microsoft Exchange Sensor to add support for MS Exchange 2019 version.

Taddm has only "Microsoft Exhange Sensor 2003" and "Microsoft Exchange Sensor" and the two are not compatible with Exchange server 2019. I want you to help me finding solution for this issue. Thanks,
8 months ago in Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 0 Future consideration

Propagate pipeline feedback release markers to underlying infrastructure

https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=capabilities-pipeline-feedback The pipeline feedback allows to set a release marker on- Global- Application Perspective- Service- Service within an application perspective Only in cas...
8 months ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Not under consideration

Hitachi Storage target support required for Turbonomic

We have received a request from IAG (Insurance Australia Group) to reinstate the support of monitoring Hitachi Storage through Turbonomic because it is IAG's core on-premise storage. IAG is in phase of adapting Turbonomic ARM across the organisati...
8 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 1 Not under consideration

Improve the query truncation algorithm and support formatting truncated queries.

TS014338255: NodeJS App: Stacktrace: Queries are getting trimmed at random. Improve the query truncation algorithm and support formatting truncated queries.
8 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration

Add agent support for Solaris Branded zones

FTAs and DAs are supported on Solaris native Global and Local zones, but are not currently supported on Solaris Branded zones.
8 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Not under consideration

TLS connections to scrape Prometheus endpoints

Allow TLS connections for connections from Instana agents/sensors instances to scrape target prometheus endpoints
8 months ago in Instana / Security and Compliance 1 Future consideration

Allow label mapping in analytics or custom dashboards

Example use: Visualizaton of kubernetes metrics e.g. for resource_limits
8 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 7 Functionality already exists

Custom dashboard for application perspective grouping custom prometheus metrics

Up to v257 on-prem it is not possible to create custom dashoard widget panel under an application perspective for (prometheus) custom metrics (only standard metrics like calls, latency or errorneous).We want to to create custom dashboards over cus...
8 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 3 Future consideration

Scraping of Prometheus endpoint metrics from C-Components

Affects Instana sensor and UI-backendAs a customer having to monitor custom metrics in a complex platform with heterogenous stack we need to monitor prometheus endpoint custom metrics provided be C-components, too.Please consider scraping Promethe...
8 months ago in Instana / Sensor 2 Future consideration