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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...
Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.
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...
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 The RHEL 8 docker package has been replaced by the container-tools module in RHEL 8 and some customers do not want to install docker-ce for RHEL 8 for t...
Possibility to configure ulimits of instana containers (docker-based on-premise setup)
We recently had an issue with the max amount of open files per container. The Instana support told us, that there is currently no option to configure that. We'd love to configure that for specific containers in the settings.hcl file.
Do not rewrite Instana Console UI URL to host_name in settings.hcl
We need to skip setting the host_name variable in the settings.hcl file. Whenever we are trying to login to the console using the IP address or the hostname or the loadbalancer URL, its redirecting to the defined value of host_name in the settings...
Configure on the rolling of logs under /var/log/instana/cockroachdb as its been consuming a lot of space since we implemented the backend server. We need something in the configuration where we could provide details on how long these logs needs to...
Provide more configurable items for Kafka topic settings in Instana self-hosted operator
During we deploy self-hosted Instana backend in kubenertes via Instana operator, the kafka topics will be created and configured with a couple of specific settings which are likely hardcoded, eg. retention.ms, segment.ms.When customers need to mak...
Mutliple small Raw-Span PVCs instead of one large PVC
Answer: Use S3-comptabile object storage https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=openshift-api-reference#s3config for rawSpans to scale PVC limits We get the pvc from an external ceph cluster to openshift cluster. With 1000...
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...
Extend backend APIs to export/import gracefully all possible configurations rather than just a few
As an AIOPs practictioner I would want to see the API's (only APIs not the UI) behind config-migration feature be extended to support the migration of all possible Insatna configurations. Currently, it is only limited to Applications, Websites, Mo...
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