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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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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

We need an alternative to the Hashicorp vault

I continue to run into more customers that demand a vault other than Hashicorp as a way to securely store credentials for the configuration.yaml file. Previously, I opened this idea, but it was rejected: https://ideas.ibm.com/ideas/INSTANA-I-271 I...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

WebMethods Integration Server Support

We need a WebMethods Integration Server 10.x support for our customer. In the flow where WebMethods Integration Server resides, the JVM is the smallest component that has calls passing through it, just like WebSphere Application Server. Thus, the ...
11 months ago in Instana / Java 3

At the time of first reviewing the case to request for the backend server logs to be preserved by the SaaS team for retrospective review.

During the initial review of a case, the SaaS team should be able to save the back-end server logs and conduct a retrospective review.Of course, the customer needs to report the issue as soon as possible in order to have the best chance of preserv...
about 2 months ago in Instana / SRE 1 Needs more information

Use service name instead of host IP to reach instana agent from monitored applications in K8s

Dear colleagues Tanzu k8s cluster have strict security rules that block communication between podNetwork and hostNetwork IP addresses. The effect of it is inability or significant reduce in flexibility to trace applications like JVM based. Solutio...
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Under review

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories. Want capabilities that are similar to ITM v6. Customers use this capability to indicate whether their applications are performing properly. For example, if there are too many fi...
4 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Planned for future release

Extend time window to more than 120 min

Hello, Currently, when creating an event with built-in host metrics, the time window is limited to 120 min We received the following request, which is not currently possible with this limitation : - trigger an alert when a filesystem is > 70% f...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Future consideration

Enable Instana Agent Sampling

Enable Instana Agent to sample data e.g. traces. Best to do by customer configuration setting.
4 months ago in Instana / Tracing 2 Future consideration

Application Perspective creation improvements

When creating/updating an AP following improvements are suggested: - A "notes" field writing in for which purpose this AP was created- A "tag" field in which tags can be entered manually which can be used in the AP overview to group by.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Get list view of Application services by CPU/memory utilization using Custom Dashboard

We need to get top list of cpu or memory utilization by service /application name as it will help identify which particular application is consuming high cpu/memory . This will facilitate team to take quick action.
12 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration