Build 211

2021-10-12

Self-hosted Release Notes

Minimum version to update directly: Build 207

Cumulative Features from Release #210, #211

IBM Z HMC monitoring

Instana now supports remote monitoring of zHMC as a platform. This includes a built-in dashboard that displays key metrics. For more information, refer to the IBM Z HMC docs

Kafka Lag Data Monitoring

  • Added a support to enable/disable lag data collection (it was automatically collected by default). Refer to the Kafka documentation for more information.

Node.js

  • Added console.warn & console.error instrumentation (v1.133.0)
  • OpenTelemetry Exporter (v1.134.0)
  • Added Fastify 2.x and 3.x support (v1.135.0)

Improvements

  • LDAP settings: Added help and validations for inputs.
  • IBM ITM V6 Technology Preview: Added "airgap" support
  • Application monitoring: expose the AWS tags under the key-value pair tag aws.tag allowing, for instance, the creation of Application Perspectives representing environments.
  • End User Monitoring for Websites: the Get Grouped Beacon Metrics API endpoint now supports complex filters with AND/OR operators and nested levels.
  • IBM ACE Sensor: Added support of remote monitoring
  • IBM Db2 v 11.5 LUW Sensor

    • Added various metrics related to Transactional Logs, Table Space Stats as metrics collections.
    • Added detailed table views for Reorg, Idle UOW entries, HADR Primary and Secondary Logs, HADR connections.
    • Added tables for HADR and STANDBY DB2 servers where user defined schemas can be added in the configuration yaml to view the system table details.
  • End User Monitoring for Websites: the Get Grouped Beacon Metrics API endpoint now supports complex filters with AND/OR operators and nested levels.
  • UI Backend performance: reduced memory pressure and improved performance of simple graph related queries
  • Go Sensor: version instrumentation/instaecho/v1.0.0 was released. Support for Echo framework was added.
  • Application Perspective configurations: AP configurations can now be viewed in read-only mode by users that do not have permission to create applications, but have an AP assigned as a RBAC area.
  • IBM i OS: Added new Metrics (Active Subsystem and Job queues) and snapshot (Env info).

For more information, refer to the IBM Db2 docs

Fixes

  • Nginx sensor 1.1.77: Fixed parsing of NGINX configs with geoip2 blocks.
  • LDAP settings: Now error description is shown when saving configuration.
  • IBM Cloud Platform sensor 1.0.11: Fixed IBM Load Balancer for VPC metric showing zero value.
  • PHP Tracer Extension 1.16.6: Fixed threading issue in PHP FPM.
  • C++ Sensor 1.1.4: Removed false positive monitoring event cpp_collector_not_installed.
  • PHP Tracer Extension 1.16.7:

    • Added cURL error reporting
    • Fixed crashing profiler in CLI environment
  • IBM DataPower: Fixed null error in log