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Ability to customize built-in rules

Ability to customize built-in rules
2 days ago in Instana 0 Future consideration

Ability to setup event on multiple conditions

The possibility to compare / set into relation more than one value in an Event definition? I mean I have Data Source, Metric, Operator, ... - but only for _one_ parameter. What I need is something like this: Value A > 70% value of B -> Alert...
2 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Monitior Kafka Broker Certificate Validity

we are very happy with your Kafka Monitoring solution. There is one per broker metric which we believe is also worth monitoring. That is the validity of the SSL Certificate provided by the broker. If the certificates expire, the whole cluster stop...
2 days ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 1 Submitted

Auto detect JMX values

Requested is a feature where we have auto-discovery and i.e. have an ability to select which Metrics to show/activate JMX params are very difficult to reach (many clicks needed)
2 days ago in Instana / Agent / Java 0 Submitted

Additional ActiveMQ metrics

Additional ActiveMQ metrics (Memory Percent Usage, Store Usage, Health, Current Status, etc.)
2 days ago in Instana / Agent / MQ 0 Submitted

Ping-checks: Add option "HTTP-method"

Hello, we are using your ping checks and just want to implement them more efficiently. Therefore it would be very helpful if we would have an option for "HTTP method", e.g. GET, POST, PUT, and so on. And also the option "body" is needed then proba...
2 days ago in Instana 0 Under review

Ping Agent / Status of Ping

I want to check a process using your Ping Sensors. Therefore I defined the Ping Sensors , which works OK (see screenshot). But how do I create an Event / Condition for "Status of ping (status)"? (see screenshot). I assume status = 200 is OK - but ...
2 days ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Under review

Google Cloud Functions monitoring support

Hi, are there any plans for supporting monitoring on serverless platforms, particularly Google Cloud Functions or is there already a solution? Currently we are using Java Cloud Functions, but we also used Javascript based ones in the past. Third o...
2 days ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor / Tracing 0 Submitted

Avoid abnormal termination false positives during Helm deployment

Use-case: During HELM deployment the old pods are expected to be stopped with a SIGKILL. So the event Instana is raising is technically correct, but absolutely expected. This FR is about adding more logica to such K8s events and Instana events avo...
2 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Tracing support for APIGee Hybrid

The Apigee product is "Apigee Edge". We are using Apigee as SaaS so we do not know about the current version. Regarding the use case:Apigee is our central API provider, e.g. for our AppEngine Single Page Applications but also all of our Middleware...
2 days ago in Instana 0 Submitted