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Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
Instana Backend on ARM
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Self-Monitoring Instana with Instana - Document Instana custom metrics
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Add the switch in operator for kafka topics auto-partitioning
In recent versions, Instana Operator has added a new processing function: automatically configure the number of partitions for kafka topics, this is a good enhancement, but we have encountered some problems in the actual deployment process of cust...
Self-managed Instana backend support Tencent cloud managed Kafka service as the datastore.
A large number of customers run their workloads on the public cloud platform. At the same time, many of our customers in GCG region will use the resources provided by Tencent Cloud to build their management platforms, such as self-managed Instana ...
New Logging feature available for docker-based on-prem installation
According to this: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=premises-installing-instana-backend-kubernetesopenshift#61-logging-beta it is only possible to enable this if using the Operator.Could we please document how to set...
Configuration of Access and Error Logs Retention and Size Policies for Nginx in Instana
Currently, the access and error logs generated by Nginx in Instana are stored under /var/log/instana/nginx and can occupy significant disk space. However, there is no way to configure retention and size policies for these logs, which can lead to s...
Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
The agent on our Instana backend host got switched from Infrastructure mode to APM mode and cause the system to consume more than 100 GB of data over the course of just a few days. We switched it back off, but now we are stuck with all this data w...
Instana Self-Hosted make ports 8080 and 8081 configureable
Customer cannot use Instana onPrem environment as onPrem Instana requires 8080 and 8081 ports and doesn't allow to change the ports during installation. There is a software installed on all servers in customer environment as per policy of the cust...
As an user of the Self Hosted Instana Backend/Datastore, it would be beneficial to be able to replace ElasticSearch with OpenSerach (Interpropability of ES and OS). OpenSearch is available as a managed service on AWS or as K8s operator (https://gi...
Support for podman on RHEL8 for Self-hosted backend server
At this point, we are not planning to add support for hosting the Instana backend with podman. The RHEL 8 docker package has been replaced by the container-tools module in RHEL 8 and some customers do not want to install docker-ce for RHEL 8 for t...
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