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PINNED 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.
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...

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Need databases names as services

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors self written application which connects to local database. We had permission issue which caused to create separate service instance for every database from received calls and customer liked the presentation. ...
about 16 hours ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Add notes in application logs after instrumentation on how to disable auto-instrumentation for the application

When we instrument the containerised application, and some errors prevent it from starting, customers complain that instrumentation breaks the application. Some of them uninstall autotrace-webhook, some disable Autotrace Webhook, some add a namesp...
1 day ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Add regular expressions feature for service naming

Many of our customers use CMDB that will require them to adjust default service names. Our service naming approach requires them to use environment variables like INSTANA_SERVICE_NAME, INSTANA_PROCESS_NAME, HTTP Headers etc… In almost every case i...
1 day ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

Add a link/button from Instana dashboards to our documentation with the context

We can’t fix all possible issues that may happen in customer environments. But we can add a link/button pointing to our documentation from the service dashboards. For example, when we discover an postgres database service, but it shows no calls or...
1 day ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Instana Azure sensor should support proxy configuration

Instana Azure sensor should allow to configure proxy. Exactly the same approach should be taken as for the AWS sensor described here https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=agents-amazon-web-services-aws#through-agent-confi...
2 days ago in Instana / Azure 0 Submitted

Transaction traceability using APPC architecture

This new functionality allows us to obtain and view complete traces of transactions sent from the distributed environment to the mainframe. The benefit is for all those clients who have a mainframe and still use this architecture as a means of c...
3 days ago in Instana / IBM Z 0 Submitted

Transform data on custom dasboards

It would be helpful if there is a possibility to transform Data in a Widget as some raw values aren't easy or helpful to visualize. As example, we get from a prometheus endpoint a metric providing raw values as bits, but in the Widget I would like...
3 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Support to monitor calls/traces for a Splunk application, therefore, able to see Splunk applications through the Instana Portal.

We want monitor calls/traces for a Splunk application in the Instana application perspective. As per the IBM support, there is no support to monitor calls/traces for a Splunk application, therefore, you will not be able to see any Splunk hosts or ...
7 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Ability to Monitor Broadcom Layer7 API Gateway

Currently Instana cannot monitor Layer7
7 days ago in Instana / Enterprise Applications 0 Submitted

Uninstalling agent should remove all files and libraries

When uninstalling the Instana agent customer expect that everything related to the Instana agent should get removed. This is not the case for PHP monitoring. After you uninstall the agent there is still Instana files outside the agent folder that ...
7 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted