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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...
Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
AWS SQS 2.1.x / Spring Kafka >= 3.1 / Apache Kafka Clients 3.3.x not supported by Instana Java Sensor
One of our teams found out that a lot of framework support in the instana JVM sensor is outdated. Our teams using Kafka and Aws can not use instana at the moment for monitoring their services, since the traces with those frameworks:- AWS SDK 2.x--...
Today we solved the ldap authentication problem. It was due to a conflict of two users with the same username in two different user repositories: basic and LDAP. Since there is no more a local user repository in Liberty a copy of your real install...
Instana Mode set as IQM not be defaulted back to APM on machine reboot
We were doing our monthly patching on mongo machines where the Instana mode was showing as IQM in GUI of Instana and on the machine console as well.[ec2-user@mng3~]$ sudo cat /opt/instana/agent/etc/instana/com.instana.agent.main.config.Agent.cfg# ...
Customers are more frequently asking about the possibility to monitor their Sharepoint environment. Sharepoint is hosted on IIS and developed using .NET CLR. Although closed source, it should be possible to extract metrics from within IIS and corr...
ASM Jobs that hit the max_capacity of 10 should pend and then retry, rather than go to Failed. (On prem version and possibly cloud version too)
We have a lot of VMWare observer jobs on ASM 1.1.16 on prem that occasionally hit the max_capacity value set to 10. The jobs go into a Failed state and never restart unless manually restarted. ASM should have a Pending or Waiting state and retry t...
To be able to change Scaling Target VMEM Utilization for On-Premises
Currently, almost all of my SQL Servers are considered to not have enough memory according to Turbonomic as it appears to want 70% free memory. This was told to me by support. This threshold is way above what VMware and Microsoft consider to be be...
Increase the 256 byte limit of the Situation Take Action command string length.
Reflex situations (Take Action tab) can benefit from not having to manage, maintain and distribute scripts to servers across the estate as they are centrally managed vi the TEP client or CLI. Powerful shell automation logic can be achieved by stri...
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