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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.

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Set the remote monitoring interval for Oracle database

In TS015830047, IBM Support Services responded that the expected behavior for remote monitoring of Oracle DB is that if the connection fails, it will only be retried after a 10 minute interval. It's a long time to be unable to monitor for 10 minut...
27 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

Integration to load testing tools like Radview WebLOAD

We see some companies use load testing tools that integrate with our competitors such as Dynatrace. An example is WebLOAD from Radview. Can we provide an integration to load testing tools? Its a common problem when we install instana at a POC that...
4 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Under review

Maintenance windows display a message/note for end users

Hi team, Customer asked: When placing a downtime on an entity(application, website, port) within Instana, is it possible to display a message/note in the latter? Example: For instance, we place a downtime between 13:00 – 18:00 an application named...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 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

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

Instana Azure sensor should support proxy configuration

Instana Azure sensor should allow to configure proxy. Exactly the same approach should be taken as for the AWS sensor described here https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=agents-amazon-web-services-aws#through-agent-confi...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Azure 0 Planned for future release

Would like to define Warning and Critical threshold ranges within a single Event or SmartAlert

If a customer wants to create both a Warning and Critical threshold for the same underlying metric, they create either 2 Smart Alerts or 2 Events. For example, create a Warning Event when CPU usage is between 80% and 90% utilization and Critical E...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 1

Authentication options

Since GitHub has been integrated and used in Instana, we can have GitHub as one of the authentication method in Instana. This process can avoid multiple AD/SSO configurations in tools/applications.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Functionality already exists

Adaptive Threshold for Erroneous Calls - Global Smart Alerts

Currently in Global Smart Alerts, adaptive threshold option is there for Slow calls, HTTP Status Codes and throughput. Whereas, for erroneous calls only static threshold is available. Static threshold will not account for the daily erroneous call ...
11 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Future consideration

Generic Configuration-based SDK

Generic Configuration-based SDK When working with the Configuration-based SDK, customer wants to use each class-method pair under "sdk.targets" in a generic way, not individually. To summarize, Instead of this one: sdk: targets: - match: type: cla...
4 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Planned for future release