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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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opt-in for JVM apps on multi-tenant hosts

Enabling Instana on a cluster in a multi-tenant setup does not allow opt-in rollout for JVM based applications. This setup is common for Kubernetes clusters. This makes roll out much harder, since the tenants (=teams) can't opt-in on their own and...
6 months ago in Instana 0 Future consideration

Micrometer metrics for JVMs running on Fargate

Most of the JVM monitoring capabilities work on Fargate. For some reason though, Micrometer support is not part of it.
6 months ago in Instana / Agent 0 Future consideration

Required Driver for Core Router Model -NCS 5508

Hello Team, We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- Router M -NCS-5508 OS-NCS5500-iosxr-7.5.1 Thanks, Ritesh
6 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Required Driver for Cisco Router NCS-5504

Hello Team, We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- Router M -NCS-5504 OS-NCS5500-iosxr-k9-7.5.1 Thanks , Ritesh
6 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Required Driver for Cisco router NCS540.

We need the driver download link with following VTMOS:- V-CISCO T- Router M -NCS-540 OS- NCS540-iosxr-k9-7.5.1
6 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Monitor Workload Filtering

Within Workload Scheduler include an extended filtering mechanism on the Monitor Workload screen. Currently it only works as an include. An extended option would enable filtering for NOT containing or using AND/OR to display more complicated sched...
6 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

WA-100029 causing undesired data in the audit trail - make it configurable/tunable

Support ticket TS008699033. We installed 9.5 FP5 and noticed that our audit trail in the database began to expand rapidly. Ultimately it was noted that WA-100029 had added an unconditional audit of all GET operations, but the release notes did not...
6 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

Logging add HTTP Header into the log parameters

Hello, Here is some infos about the request. We highly use custom headers to get contextual informations about HTTP calls . For instance device type, application version etc ..Currently we can filter these informations on the view Application> ...
6 months ago in Instana / Logging 0 Future consideration

APM WebLogic Agent Transaction tracking to include "GridLink" DataSources

Currently Transaction tracking by WebLogic Agent doesn't support to monitor "GridLink" datasources and is limited to show only Generic datasources in JDBC Connections. Customers are intrested to get details w.r.t GridLink too.
6 months ago in Instana 3 Not under consideration

Sequence number for event submited jobs

I have lately set up some event triggered jobs. It is a predefined job that will be submitted each time another job matching a certain name pattern is submitted. The event action looks like this: SBJ P1OPS003#DBO_U_BUYPASS_PRIZE_PAYOUT_CONTROL AS ...
6 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release