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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.

Kubernetes

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Show all information of the selected time period in the Kubernetes views

If a time period is selected and the user want to view Events and Pods of an kubernetes object (Deployment/Service/etc.) Instana only shows the Pods and the Events of the Pods that were "online" at the endpoint of the time period. For many users t...
8 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review

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.
5 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Self Hosted 6

Get container info button is available for containerd clusters

In clusters using the docker runtime there is a "container info" button in the UI - on the container details page - which shows environment variable values. This is missing for containerd clusters.
15 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Report properly OOM pod events

Make sure all OOMs are reported properly.
16 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Add cluster wide usage lines to graphs

It would be good to have the same usage lines in the graph as we see them on namespaces or deployments.
16 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Improving Kubernetes Alerting

Status quo Built-in event ("Kubernetes Pod condition status") for when a Kubernetes pod reports 'Not Ready' state for more than one minute. Desired Ability to get alerted when pods created within last 30 minutes reports 'Not Ready' state for more ...
16 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Network Visibility

Due to the increasingly complex nature of the network, we spend a lot of time tracking down connectivity issues. These issues might be due to an unknown firewall rule, a misconfigured network policy, or incorrect routing setup in Kubernetes. Addin...
16 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted

Warn, alert, highlight containers with Root privileges

Please highlight with a specific color deployments and containers that are running with root privileges, allow to trigger alarm on this. Probably for those who does not have open policy agent it could be a first step or to add some value for those...
16 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Monitor number of pods in a specific namespace in Kubernetes

It is useful to monitor the number of pods especially if the pods reaches a threshold.
23 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review

add cgroups v2 PSI metrics to Instana

With the cgroupv2 starting to emerge maybe is a good idea to start collecting and using the PSI metrics available in machines/containers that enabled cgroupsv2. They are valid for Servers and containers. You can find details here about the PSI met...
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review