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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 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...

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Extend the agent API for finer tuning

Hi, We recently came across a monitoring issue of "max_metrics_reached" on an agent. We wanted to investigate which metrics were collected by this agent, to be able to fine-tune the max_metrics parameter without resorting to trial and error. This ...
2 months ago in Instana / API-C 0 Submitted

Monitoring NGINX on Windows host

I've noticed that the monitoring of NGINX on Windows hosts is currently unavailable. Therefore, for clients using NGINX on Windows, this becomes a vital factor to take into account.
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

SQL-like query to access database

Existing REST API query has its limitation in term of supported function and debugging the result is taking too much effort. Customer is very familiar with SQL that allows them to query, join, exclude, rank the data per requirement.
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Network Automation / Performance 0 Submitted

Trace Analyze: Show full log message when expanding a Log entry in Logs Panel in a Trace.

Current Issue: In the current layout of Trace Analyze, the log panel of a trace displays truncated versions of log messages. Often, these excerpts are too brief to provide sufficient context or understanding of the underlying issues. To view the c...
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

provide release marker time and scope focus

Currently when choosing a release in time picker the time focus is set with span around release time but selected scope is kept. It would be very helpful to be able to select also release scope and being pointed to scoped monitoring, e.g. the chos...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Submitted

Enhance Release markers by providing a release duration capability

Please see: https://instana.github.io/openapi/#tag/Releases Currently, "Create release" require a mandatory Start parameter. Subsequent "Update release" also require a mandatory Start parameter which overwrites the existing value. It would be good...
3 months ago in Instana 0 Submitted

Ability to Filter Traces with Custom Parameters

Under Analytics section, If we will have the ability to filter calls and traces with custom parameters that are part of the payload then it will enhance the monitoring and help teams in troubleshooting the production issues. This feature could be ...
4 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

New Joined Hosts to new default zone

Dears, How can we set / configure Instana to add new joined hosts to a certain zone instate of "Undefined Zone"? We need all new joined hosts to be member of "New servers" zone for example instate of "Undefined Zone"... and later we can configure ...
4 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Instana more flexible and agile with flexible the installation ports

Customers from Banking using McAfee antivirus which can block Instana-Backend and Instana-Backend cannot installed. The issues are McAfee using port 8081 which is same with Instana-Backend using port 8081 too.So, the ideas are Can the Instana-Back...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

ACE & Datapower to Database transaction tracing

Currently ACE/Datapower to Database(Oracle 12c/19c) transaction tracing is not available. It is required to track the transaction end-to-end. In Vi there are many integrations where ACE/Datapower is calling Database either via stored procedure cal...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted