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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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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...
2 days ago in Instana / IBM Z 0 Submitted

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 2 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...
1 day ago in Instana / Azure 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...
2 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

RPC call in Instana is not capturing http status code

http code for WCF is mapped as RPC calls in Instana UI and same has been confirmed in the support ticket, we would like to get correct mapping for all http codes in WCF.
15 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Planned for future release

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...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Instana to monitor IBM DataPower Gateway Physical appliance to do end-to-end observability solution for IBM API solution.

My Clients in Thailand have applications expose service to consumers by API and using IBM solution that inclide [1] IBM DataPower Gateway Physical appliance [2] APIConnect on CP4I . They plan to use Instana to do end-to-end observability but now I...
14 days ago in Instana / DataPower 0 Submitted