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PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
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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Sensor for TMON is needed (z/OS clients running MQ)

We have several clients using TMON instead of Omegamon. We have several clients that run MQ and error messages are written to TMON. Without the ability to monitor TMON, we lack visibility to other issues when they crop up as a result of service de...
8 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 1 Not under consideration

Rate Function without the mean over time

A customer is using Instana Dashboard to display Prometheus metrics and using the Mean and Rate function. The calculation of the Rate function returns the difference divided by the time period. The customers idea is to have an option or the metric...
8 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Future consideration

Add functionality to retrieve the Instana agent configuration file content in the Instana Agent UI

When troubleshooting Instana agent configurations then it is necessary to have SSH access to the host or Kubernetes cluster. If the UI had this feature then I could get the configuration file with a click of a button which would speeds up troubles...
8 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Functionality already exists

Find Kubernetes entities if the end time is greater than the entity lifetime

At the moment one can find an entity (e.g. Kubernetes Deployment) if the start time is earlier than the entity creation time but it is not possible to find an entity if the selected end time in the UI is later than the entity deletion/termination/...
8 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Support Apache Httpd for servers with PowerPC 64 bits little endian (ppc64le) architecture

Hi, Financiera Efectiva has some servers running on Power PC 64 little endian architecture. Currently, Instana doesn't support this architecture. Please your support for enabling the tracing module and tracing library to trace all the request. Reg...
8 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Monitoring Active Transactions running at threads in Pods on Kubernetes called as "X-Active" is required.

There are dominent competitors against Instana in Korea Market.All of them are providing the feature called as "X-Active" that monitors active transactions running in pods on Kubernetes whether or not their state are normal or pending and provides...
8 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration

Openshift's S2I Python Apps Trace

The customer wants to trace Python applications which are built by Openshift's S2I method by using Instana's Python Autotrace Webhook. However, this feature could be used with a workaround solution by adding "INSTANA_AUTOTRACE_USE_LIB_INSTANA_INIT...
8 months ago in Instana / Python 0 Future consideration

Improving Agent - Repo Mechanism

Improving Agent - Repo Mechanism When there is a service outage in our internal repo (Nexus) that our dynamic Instana agents used, Instana agents are directly affected by this situation and their host discovery is disabled. We have started working...
8 months ago in Instana / Agent 2 Not under consideration

Instana support for monitoring Netezza

Customer is asking for a way to monitor traffic, load and performance for Netezza Performance Server in near real time.
8 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Support for latest versions of Tornado web server

We would like to use Instana AutoTrace with Jupyter notebooks using version 6.3 of Tornado. Currently 6.2 is the highest supported version.
8 months ago in Instana / Python 0 Planned for future release