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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 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

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Allow configuration of the "No responses received for > 10 seconds" value

Request to allow the configuration of the default 10 second value when an agent is disconnected from the SAAS instana Dashboard. We have experienced on occasion network convergences or brief unexpected outages at which point our Instana's Agents l...
9 months ago in Instana / Agent 2 Is a defect

Story(Incident) in UI should be able to suggest recommendation based on selected Alerts by Generative AI(WatsonX)

The Key use case of IBM Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps, “AI Manager” is Proactive Incident Detect & Diagnose by leveraging AI(ML) technology. Story(Incident) in UI at current version, 3.7.x of AI Manager suggests top 3 Alerts which are related to ...
9 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Integration with hashicorp Vault supported namespaces

A client uses namespaces in HashiCorp Vault, but namespaces are not supported for integration from the Instana agent, so the only option at the moment is to use the root in HashiCorp Vault which may result in a security observation as it would hav...
9 months ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Future consideration

K8-Deployment Environment Variables from Kubernetes Secrets should not be visible in process Environment Variables

Introduction: --------------- Our enterprise company uses instana as a shared open platform for all our developers and teams. We recently noticed that some of the teams have visible secrets in the process views.Also, we use strict secret Filtering...
9 months ago in Instana / Agent / Security and Compliance 1 Not under consideration

Custom-dashboard filter

Hi, Currently a filter needs to be set on each widget of a custom-dashboard. It would be easier and more efficient if a filter can be set on dashboard level. Thanks for considering this feature.
9 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Future consideration

CLI should ensure useropts files are created with permission that prevent access by other users

A user's .TWS directory and useropts file are currently created by composer or conman based on a user's current umask setting. Many users are either not familiar with umask, are unaware of the relationship between umask setting the creation of .TW...
9 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Export data from Custom Dashboards

We are using Custom Dashboards to track and improve our metrics, thanks to custom metrics. But because of 7 days retention, it is not possible to track with historical data. The only way we can manage to find is to semi automate the process with t...
9 months ago in Instana / Common 1 Planned for future release

IBM JVM Profiler Support

Currently IBM JVM Profiler is not supported https://www.instana.com/supported-technologies/java-profiling/ and it makes application servers hosted on AIX websphere impossible to profile and this is needed feature to optimize java applications
9 months ago in Instana / Java 5 Planned for future release

Netcool Impact - Policy activator to have a scheduled time window, such that policy always runs at a scheduled time.

example: case: 1 I want to activate my policy using policy activator at 8PM IST every day , but if any issues noi-nciserver-0 pod get restarted at 6PM IST and it got up at 6:05PM IST, then policy activator will activate my policy at 6:05PM IST rig...
9 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Enable beta Apdex method on self-hosted/on-prem installation.

Enable beta Apdex method on self-hosted/on-prem installation. This scenario is potentially very usefull for customer (it has on-prem installation).
9 months ago in Instana / SLO/SLI (STAN) 0 Planned for future release