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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
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...
PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Create API to purge data for a given agent/host

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...
1 day ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Submitted

Monitoring K8s PVC Storage space

Hi! We need the ability to monitor storage in Kubernetes as per article: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/storage/storage-capacity/ Instana Request #30622 was logged for additional documentation, but stated that it is not possible yet.
20 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Planned for future release

On agents, create the ability to only specify certain sensors instead of trying to implement all possible sensors

We've found that it's really difficult to blacklist certain agent sensors since there are so many different processes on developer workstations that run with .net or java. It starts to collect information on a lot of products and you have to spend...
10 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

On the Application Dashboard, Provide Total Wait (Latency x Calls) in the dashboards. This would definitely could be added to the top services widget.

The App Dashboard doesn't really let you know what is the busiest service or endpoint that has the most wait. The calls let you know it's busy, but you don't know if it's a problem because it could be a really fast cached call. The latency is good...
10 days ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

FR - Certificate Expiry Sensor

Hi, As an Instana user I would like the ability to have a metric showing the number of days until a certificate expires, including the ability to alert at x or y days until expiry, so that I can proactively prevent issues caused when this happens. BR
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Support for Spring Boot 3.x

We currently support Spring Boot versions 1.x and 2.x Spring Boot 3.0 is now available, and we need to have official support for it as customers begin to upgrade.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Java / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Support Java 19

We've moved to java 19 version due to performance reasons and lost access to instana monitoring when we upgraded.
10 days ago in Instana / Java 1

Improve i-Series agent performance

Using Instana to monitor IBM i-Series system is not being to successful due to the agent being to heavy on the CPU usage of the i-Series. We need an improvement on the performance of the agent, which currently is to heavy and clients are not willi...
6 days ago in Instana / IBM i 0 Submitted

Specify request & limits of pod Leader Elector

In https://github.com/instana/helm-charts/blob/main/instana-agent/values.yaml the Instana agent has defined cpu & memory requests and limits, see line 89.However, for the leader elector there are none. As a consequence the leader elector takes...
6 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Add built-it metric to monitor top queries running more than 1 hour

In current Instana, monitor the top queries running more than 100 seconds, this 100 seconds is too short in our case. We want to monitor the running queries more than 1 hour. Please add this capability, thanks.
11 days ago in Instana / DB2 0 Under review