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Filter Kubernetes namespaces

In some cases, customers want to install IBM Instana host agent on K8s workers nodes from K8s cluster managed by third party and used by several clients (shared resources). If worker nodes are dedicated for a customer, it could be great to be able...
8 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Future consideration

Windows Agent should be able to use AWS sensor

Windows Agent should be able to use AWS sensor - as per the documentation, AWS sensor can be used only with Linux. The customer's environment is based on Windows, so now he needs to deploy another VM based on Linux which will casue additional cost.
9 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Add support for MongoDB with Kerberos Authentication

Instana agent does not support monitoring MongoDB configured with Kerberos Authentication
9 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

MSSQL sensor does not support extracting the port from multiple instances(running on two different ports) on the same host

Since theMSSQL sensor does not support extracting the port from multiple instances(running on two different ports) on the same host.We can extract either the default port without the configuration or the non default port which is configured via co...
10 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Configure MTLS for IBMMQ

The Use case behind this is that the client needs to configure MTLS for IBMMQ, and needs to provide the certificates (and password/secret) via JKS files. Basically trying to accomplish this in the helm chart: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/ibm-mq/9.3...
10 months ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes / MQ / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Adding proxy configuration in Instana Sensor for AZURE

We need to use a proxy definition to reach Azure from the Instana agent on which there is a Instana cloud service agents In the AWS conguration is possible to specify a proxy We need the same option for AZURE In the INSTANA documentation To config...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Process-Level Configuration for Prometheus Scraper in Instana Agent (Kubernetes/OpenShift)

Summary: This idea outlines the essential need for a generic per-process configuration for scraping Prometheus data in Instana. The current missing of this feature limits Prometheus monitoring on Kubernetes and OpenShift; workarounds are causing u...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Support the use of kubernetes ServiceAccounts for AWS authorization

Currently the AWS agent can only be deployed on EC2 or ECS. Since we moved to EKS we would like to run the AWS agent inside EKS but without passing credentials to the serivce. The AWS way of doing this would be to assign an IAM role to the Service...
11 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

More than one subscription in a one Cloud Service Agents

In the documentation there is a issue to use one single agent for each Azure subscription as we are able to create a Reading Service Accounts for the whole Azure Tenant and have many subscrioptions; will it possible to configure an agent in order ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Mount Point monitoring for Windows

We need to monitor Infrastructure metrics for Mount points in Windows.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Future consideration