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Place event id in alert header

Currently there is no id in email alert header. Please make e.g. event id part of email alert header to support automated and human processing
1 day ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

While creating global smart alert for throughput triggers in Instana , Time threshold Evaluation Granularity showing till 30mins only but if it is available at least for 24 hours, that could be more helpful on tracking more requests.

While creating global smart alert for throughput triggers in Instana , Time threshold Evaluation Granularity showing till 30mins only but if it is available at least for 24 hours, that could be more helpful on tracking more requests.
21 days ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

schedule alerts or events on certain days and times. For example: an event is executed only on Sunday from 7 am to 7 pm

Have the option to set the time period in which the alert or event should be executed (as an idea perhaps it is the opposite of maintenance windows)
29 days ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Enable to exclude entities from built-in events by DFQ (Dynamic Focus Query)

Users cannot configure any conditions of built-in events. However in some cases, built-in event could be opened even though it is not harmful. Users would be happy if you can exclude entities from built-in events by using (single or sometimes mult...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Flexibility to adjust the adaptive threshold to take a longer time-frame into account to avoid sharp changes to the adaptive threshold.

The customer requests more flexibility in the method of determining the adaptive threshold and allow the adaptive threshold to take a longer time-frame into account when modifying the threshold. In the cases experiences by the customer, when a tre...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 2 Is a defect

System Capacity filter

Previously I can setup filesystem capacity event alert with "entity.host.filesystems.fs.name" filter under scope. Unfortunately this filter has been obsoleted and Instana introduced NO alternative solution to this. Instana support advised to confi...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Enhance Synthetic smart alert to support multiple tests failure to generate a single event

Enhance Synthetic smart alert to support multiple tests failure to generate a single event. Slack Thread : https://ibm-security.slack.com/archives/C03PE83TQ59/p1717529847084299
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Add Event name (aka. Alert rule name) into alert JSON message

Hello, Currently, when alert is triggered instana sends alert as JSON message to Alert Channel (Splunk in our case). Can you please add Event name (aka Alert Rule Name) into those JSON messages so that we know which instana event (alert rule) crea...
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Would like to define Warning and Critical threshold ranges within a single Event or SmartAlert

If a customer wants to create both a Warning and Critical threshold for the same underlying metric, they create either 2 Smart Alerts or 2 Events. For example, create a Warning Event when CPU usage is between 80% and 90% utilization and Critical E...
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 1

Add metadata to events

It would be great if it was possible to add some data to the events we check in our tenant. At least, we would like to have the chance to add a long description with an explanation of the RCO, and a two-or-three length words custom label with a ca...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review