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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...
2 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

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...
5 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

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
17 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

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...
29 days 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...
about 1 month 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...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Need to be able to threshold using COUNT even if the object is NOT an entity

Currently, Instana allows you to use a COUNT evaluation within the system rules. This allows customers to COUNT entities that meet a certain criteria. For example, count the number of processes that are running. But, there are number of customer u...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Planned for future release

After maintenace window no alerts created if host is still unavailable

After monthly patching we have noticed if a maintenance window was put in and the host was patched and rebooted if Instana still sees it a available after the maintenance window has finished we do not get an alert.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Alert on error logs (new logs, log rate)

It would be nice to be able to trigger alerts on different error log metrics like: - new errors (in past week, past month or similar)- error rate So we would like to be notified if new error logs pop up and if the error log rate is increasing or h...
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 1

Send emails through MS Graph API instead of SMTP

In a few months, our organization will drop SMTP support in favor of sending mails exclusively through Microsoft Graph API. As of today, it does not seem to be supported by Instana. As a workaround, we will migrate our Email alerting channels to a...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review