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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
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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Nginx autotrace

Hi, We would like to capture the traces of our nginx services. For this we installed the necessary on our TKGI environment, but it seems that the autotrace is not functioning on a customized ingress-nginx image. Since this is currently not support...
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

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

Add Event name (aka. Alert rule name) into alert JSON message

Hello, Currently, when alert is triggered instana sends alert as JSON message to Alert Channel (Splunk in our case). Can you please add Event name (aka Alert Rule Name) into those JSON messages so that we know which instana event (alert rule) crea...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Send emails through MS Graph API instead of SMTP

In a few months, our organization will drop SMTP support in favor of sending mails exclusively through Microsoft Graph API. As of today, it does not seem to be supported by Instana. As a workaround, we will migrate our Email alerting channels to a...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 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

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

Add CPU Usage and Memory Usage Metrics for K8s Services, Deployments to custom dashboard

Add CPU Usage and Memory Usage Metrics for K8s Services, Deployments to custom dashboard, From the attached screenshot, you can observe it does not have metric for memory and cpu usage of a deployment, service, daemonset. Please add it to all avai...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Future consideration

Reduce granularity of adaptive threshold to 2-3 mins for smart alerts

We need granularity up to 2 or 3 mins. Our MTTD (Mean Time To Detect) goal is less than 10 minutes. For us to achieve this, alert should be triggered to us within 2 mins. Reason is to check for minimum 2 consecutive violations before alert is trig...
9 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 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

Allow "patch" method to HTTP actions

When I try to create an HTTP action in Instana Automation feature, I can see the most common HTTP actions such as GET, POST, PUT and DELETE, but some APIs require the PATCH method, which represents a partial update https://developer.mozilla.org/en...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Automation 0 Future consideration