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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Instana
Categories Agent
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 19, 2022

Support Oracle Linux

We are a Financial sector company from Perú that has Oracle Linux Server ( as part of its production core infrastructure. It is important to monitor this technologies because we need to comply with auditing requirements. We want to choose instana because of the large number of supported technologies however we don't see Oracle Linux Server being supported. We would like to know what could be included in your roadmap in the future.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Oct 24, 2022


  • Admin
    Hubert Hesse
    Sep 29, 2022

    Hi Cesar, thanks for clarifying, we move this idea to the agent team.

    @Henning, could you clarify if this not a duplicate?

  • Guest
    Sep 27, 2022

    Hi Hubert,

    Thank you for replying. No, this is for Instana Agent for monitoring Oracle Linux Server as operative system.

    Let me know if everything was clarified.

    Additional detail: IBM Instana documentation says what distributions are supported:

    "Supported Distributions

    The one-liner supports the following Linux distributions:

    • Debian derivatives (apt package manager)

    • Red Hat derivatives (yum package manager)

    • SUSE derivatives (zypp package manager)"

    As you can see yum package manager is used by Oracle Linux, does this mean it is supported?


  • Admin
    Hubert Hesse
    Sep 27, 2022

    Hi Cesar,

    just to clarify, is this about support for the agent and running Instana's backend Self-hosted on Oracle Linux?

    Although, we do not officially list Oracle Linux for Self-Hosted it runs fine as its basically just RHEL for the parts that are relevant for Instana.

    Potential duplicate of