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Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
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...
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...
Need a lighter weight solution for autotrace webhook
Customers use the autotrace-webhook to avoid having to manually configure each and every deployment that they deploy into their kubernetes environment. But, the current implementation of the autotrace webhook is pretty heavy weight and can cause s...
Integration to load testing tools like Radview WebLOAD
We see some companies use load testing tools that integrate with our competitors such as Dynatrace. An example is WebLOAD from Radview. Can we provide an integration to load testing tools? Its a common problem when we install instana at a POC that...
Hi team, We found out that Instana supports vSphere until version 7 https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=instana-monitoring-vsphere#supported-versions Please support version 8. Thank you
Hi, Banca d'Italia is asking a way to disable the custom-event (creation/modification/deletion on particular app perspectives and infrastructure entities) for a user that has not the privilege to see some application perspectives and infrastructur...
Add MongoDB package to the synthetic monitoring script runners
Please add the official MongoDB NodeJS driver package (https://www.npmjs.com/package/mongodb) to the script VM runners that are utilized by the Synthetic Monitoring Tests. Package can be used to enable Synthetic moniroring tests and smart alerts t...
Maintenance windows display a message/note for end users
Hi team, Customer asked: When placing a downtime on an entity(application, website, port) within Instana, is it possible to display a message/note in the latter? Example: For instance, we place a downtime between 13:00 – 18:00 an application named...
Synthetic monitoring feature in the Instana Backend Self-Hosted on Docker
Synthetic monitoring is useful for monitoring internal sites, external sites, and services/APIs. IBM Tivoli Monitoring users (on-premises) have an alternative to migrate Rational Performance Tester scripts played by the Robotic Response Time agent...
The Instana plugin for Grafana needs support for variables to be used in dashboards and queries. Without this, a Grafana dashboard that displays Instana data must use hard coded server names in the queries. Thus, to show the same graph for a diffe...
Instana email notification does not include status and other important fields for alert condition
Client has reported that the email content does not include alert payload e.g. threshold, metric, status. Lack of status field does not let client effectively use email notifications for additional processing of the event. Request is to add all al...
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