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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 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...

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Start/stop instana agent looking for environment variable not set and maxdepth flag inside find which doesn't exist on AIX clients

Everytime an instana agent when stopped or started throws up this error on two environment variables not being set. JAVA_MAX_MEM' and 'JAVA_OPTS'. Assuming these needs to be defined in the setenv file. These variables needs to be set and exported ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent 0 Functionality already exists

Actualfree and free memory usage - AIX server monitoring

Its has been noticed that the memory usage under the infrastructure monitoring is reporting incorrect readings. After working with the support, found that instana use Sigar library to collect the memory metrics, which offers two values free and ac...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Tracing support for apache/IBM HTTPServer on windows platform

We have customer with core production using IBM HTTP Server on Windows 2016. Regarding IBM Instana documentation only Linux is supported for tracing: Supported Versions - Tracing Apache HTTP Server 2.4.x, on Linux x86_64. Apache HTTP Server 2.2.30...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Tracing 2

Websites/More metrics in Page Load trace

Based on many comments received from customers we will value you consider adding the following key metrics in the page load trace of websites:OnLoadTimeDOM TimeFirst PaintFirst byte timeRequestResponse Thank you.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 1 Not under consideration

Add possibility to change pollIntervalSeconds for all JVM custom metric sources

It appears only prometheus-java-client-library has the possibility to change pollIntervalSeconds and changing it DOES NOT appear to affect the other JVM custom metric sources, like micrometer. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/curr...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Allow customization of name for traceId value in Java MDC

Instana automatically populates the MDC with the trace ID. The MDC variable name is instana.trace.id. See https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-java-virtual-machine#logging-mdc-populated-with-the-t...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java 3 Not under consideration

Agent configuration file should support more alternative solutions to hide clear text passwords than HashiCorp Vault.

Security teams in enterprise customers are not approving passwords to be stored in clear text format in agent configuration yaml file. According to the current documentation of Instana, only solution provided to this issue is HashiCorp Vault (http...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Tracing 4 Not under consideration

Adding support EntityFramework Core 6

Provide the same functionality to EntityFramework Core 6 as it exists for: Entity Framework .NET >= 2, >= 3.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / .NET 1 Functionality already exists

Expose PHP FPM connectionResets metric

Currently it is not possible to add a custom event based on the connectionResets FPM metric. This would be important to us as the limits set by the default "Too many connections reset" FPM event are too low and we would like to customize it.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / PHP 1 Not under consideration

Add (java) context to logs

We're currently writing java logs with logback/slf4j. Using the logstash ArgumentsJsonProvider in our logback.xml this allows us to extend the log message with context information like stack_traces, logger_name, log level but also custom informati...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Logging / Tracing 3 Functionality already exists