Outbound Network Access Requirements

Instana Backend components are provided using remote software repositories and a remote registry containing docker images. For billing purposes, the submission of usage information to the central Instana Accounting System is required. What follows is a list of all remote systems that need to be reachable during installation and/or operation. The instana console will use your sales and agent keys as login credentials.

Linux Software Repositories for Instana's Backend

The installer binary is provided in deb and rpm format from the following repository:

Repository: https://self-hosted.instana.io/

  • Port: 443
  • Protocol: https
  • Authentication: yes

The following address is being accessed for our agent one-liner Installation procedure:

Repository: https://setup.instana.io/

  • Port: 443
  • Protocol: https
  • Authentication: no

Docker Registry for Instana's Backend

The Instana components are provided as docker containers in the following repository:

Repository: https://containers.instana.io/

  • Port: 443
  • Protocol: https
  • Authentication: yes

The following address is being accessed to authenticate to the container repository:

Repository: https://auth-infra.instana.io/

  • Port: 443
  • Protocol: https
  • Authentication: no

Docker Registry for Instana Agent

Instana provides the agent as a docker container from the official public docker registry:

Docker Registry: https://registry.hub.docker.com/

  • Port: 443
  • Protocol: https
  • Authentication: yes

Accounting Access for Instana's Backend

Instana's pricing model is a usage-based system that relies on usage information sent to Instana's accounting backend. This information is sent to the following system:

Accounting Backend: https://instana.io/portal/statistics/usage

  • Port: 443
  • Protocol: https
  • Authentication: no

Individual login information for the registry will be provided.

Instana Agent and Sensor Repository

New sensors, updates to existing sensors, and agent updates are pulled daily from the following repository:

Agent Repository: http://artifact-public.instana.io/

  • Port: 443
  • Protocol: https
  • Authentication: yes