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Status Delivered
Workspace Instana
Categories Self Hosted
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 28, 2022

Support Oracle Linux

We are trying to set up a PoC for Instana. The customer has Oracle Linux which they say is basically RedHat Enterprise Linux. Do we have the capability to set up an on prem backend with Oracle Linux?

  • Guest
    Oct 25, 2022

    The page you pointed out is for the instana backend.

    Do we support Oracle Linux for the instana-agent too??

    https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=requirements-installing-host-agent-linux

  • Admin
    Hubert Hesse
    Oct 24, 2022

    Hi,

    we added the support in our official documentation https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=premises-installing-instana-backend-docker#supported-os and IBM's internal documentation as well.

  • Admin
    Hubert Hesse
    Aug 16, 2022

    Hi,

    we have customers successfully doing PoCs with Oracle Linux. So your setup might just work.


    Adding it to the list of supported technologies is a separate step. At the moment, we don’t have the capacity to add another operating system to our test bed or reproduce issues on another OS.

    If you encounter issues that are due to that OS difference, you will not get support by the organization through tickets.