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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Instana
Categories .NET
Created by Guest
Created on May 18, 2023

.Net core Windows service should auto discover without adding the Nuget package(Instana.Tracing.Core.Rewriter.Windows).

In order to setup the monitoring for .Net core Windows service we need to install Nuget package (Instana.Tracing.Core.Rewriter.Windows) and rebuild/publish the application which requires a new release and therefore we need a solution which will auto discover the .Net core service without installing nuget package.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Sep 6, 2023

    Autotrace webhook didn't work hence we raised this. Its not good that Instana doesn't support this when your competitors support this.

  • Admin
    Mary Reni Rajaian
    Sep 6, 2023

    Hello George,
    Thank you for raising the request. We suggest Autotrace webhook if you are in K8s, as we do not have immediate plans(next 12 months) to support this feature


  • Guest
    Jun 8, 2023

    Same for .net core applications on linux. In such cases we need use Instana.Tracing.Core.Rewriter.Linux. Need Instana to auto instrument .net core applications without need of nuget package and build recompile.

  • Guest
    May 30, 2023

    Adding nuget package and recompiling applications will lead lot of churns with higher number of applications we have. We had similar problem with AppDynamics as well and they released updated agents that avoided nuget requirements.