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Custom events - Possibility to set up only during certain period of time

Hi, Nowadays there is not any possibility to create a custom event that could trigger an event only during time frame wished. Use case is clear. Imagine an integration that is only receiving calls during business hours. We could want to monitor if...
over 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 5 Not under consideration

Alert on agents

We need to create an alert when there is a significant drop in the number of agents, currently there is one alert per agent. This will allow us to react quickly on our side in case of a significant loss of agents
about 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 2 Not under consideration

Add ability to send email to ALL users

I would be very helpful to have the ability to send an email to ALL users. We are an on-prem installation.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / Common 1 Not under consideration

Add seasonality to Smart Alerts Error and Warning Log Blueprint

As an Instana user i need the functionality to alert on Error and Warn Logs with a daily or weekly seasonality. This is crucial for Smart Alerts on Logs where a certain percentage of an occuring log message is tollerated and it is not possible to ...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Show alerts using Mobile App

Options to view Instana Alerts using a Mobile App
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / Real User Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Alerts for required time only.

We have some application running in Day time and 5 days a week and don't want to monitor alerts after hour. If we can add time frame while creating alert that will give the user to ability to set alerts for specific time.
about 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 2 Not under consideration

Export Config Data to CSV/XML Format As Well

Today, Instana API calls like ../api/events/settings/event-specifications/custom return data in JSON format only. Going forward potential enhancement options: 1) The U/I provides a way to export this sort of config data and allows it to be ex...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Not under consideration

Built in event to alert for Windows service not running

Currently, built in events only support for process monitoring. However certain Windows processes such as IIS workers run in the background during periods of inactivity and start backup once corresponding .NET application receives traffic. Alertin...
9 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

Need to be able to create a custom Event via the Agent API and specify a Host other than the Host of the Agent

Need to be able to create a custom Event via the Agent API and specify a Host other than the Host of the Agent. A customer is doing remote detection of problems. They want to be able to open an Event and have the Event indicate that it is affectin...
10 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Not under consideration

Enable Smart Alerts for Traces

This would be useful because there are certain scenarios where certain types of data can only be categorized by filters by trace level instead of call level. Currently alerts and smart alerts can only be setup to filter by calls and not trace leve...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 4 Not under consideration