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PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
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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Additional Topic Metrics for Kafka

Customer monitors Kafka performance based off lag with the topics. Right now we have bytes metrics along with messages in but they need visibility for the Messages Out metric too. Metrics needed: Messages Out Lag (difference in Messages in and out)
11 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Report offset lag for kafka consumers

I created a library/custom utility that monitors the kafka consumers and records the offset lags across our event driven architecture. It is further integrated with LogDNA and slack which helps to send alerts to the squads for any offset lags in a...
11 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Instana should warn when a cluster or node is unscheduleable due to pod limits

In the OCP Console, there is a warning when a nodes node's available resources are exceeded by the limits of the running workloads, making the node unschedulable. Right now it is possible to show on a custom dashboard that the limits/available is ...
11 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Add the ability to identify the requesting IP-Address when using Java-Tracing ( Tomcat/WebLogic etc.)

As described in the title, it would be extremly helpful for our customer if he could correlate traces captured by Instana with the IP-Address of the requesting client. The functionality would be most useful if it was implemented just like with the...
11 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Not under consideration

Java method tracing pre-defined options

Instana is unable to determine the time/performance at the Java “method” level. Instana requires either of the two of traces to be enabled to capture the method level performance, 1. Configuration based SDK trace: No changes on the application cod...
11 months ago in Instana / Java 1 Planned for future release

Permission: Seperate permissions / introduce new permission for Service endpoint configuration

Currently "Service and Endpoint Mapping" permission is keeping global permissions to custom service rule and synthetic endpoints. We bellive that service endpoint configuration should be done by users for their services while global permission sho...
11 months ago in Instana / Access Control 1 Future 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...
11 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...
11 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/...
11 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...
11 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers 0 Planned for future release