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Logging

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Create alerts based on logs

Possibility to create alerts (custom or Smart) based on logs filter.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Logging 0 Planned for future release

Selective access to logs

Similar to Applications, Infrastructure, etc. It should be possible to restrict access to logs based on specific criteria. Ideally logs would be filtered according to permissions on Applications + Infrastructure. Additionally It'd be great to eith...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Logging 0 Submitted

Log message body information sent via OpenTelemetry

Forwarding Golang and Nodejs application logs which are deployed in Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service to Instana agent or Instana backend via fluentbit using OpenTelemetry exporter
2 months ago in Instana / Logging 5 Is a defect

New Logging feature available for docker-based on-prem installation

According to this: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=premises-installing-instana-backend-kubernetesopenshift#61-logging-beta it is only possible to enable this if using the Operator.Could we please document how to set...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Logging / Self Hosted 4 Not under consideration

Filtering by Log Parameters in Analytics Tab

In the Analytics tab we would like for there to be a filtering option for log parameters. There is not currently an option to filter based off of log params only the messages and level. I have attached screenshots below
12 months ago in Instana / Logging 2 Not under consideration

Instana should allow to raise Events -> Alerts based upon log messages

Instana currently relies on metrics to create Events which can raise Alerts. Applications often have some known error codes or messages which refer to specific issues that may not be immediately evident by some of the metrics collected by the solu...
5 months ago in Instana / Alert / Logging 0 Future consideration

Alerting based on content of logs

Some erroneous calls might be considered OK based on the logs of that call, so with the new feature we should be able to alert only when specific logs appear and also exclude some logs from generating an alert. This way the client could reduce the...
12 months ago in Instana / Logging 0 Planned for future release

Get EventId Info from Log.

Dears, It will be better to get EventId info from log file... We should get more info for an EventId from log files...
7 months ago in Instana / Logging 2 Not under consideration

Log4Net & SeriLog missing tags

Instana's log monitoring supports several very useful default tags, some of these tags are sadly not filled in for the popular .NET (Framework) logging frameworks, see below. Please fill these tags such that we can actually use the log monitoring,...
about 1 year ago in Instana / .NET / Azure / Logging 0 Future consideration

Option to add multiple Humio repositories for log monitoring

There are many use cases where there is no single repository for an entire cluster in Humio. Each application/team have their own repository in Humio but the application is running on the same kubernetes cluster (e.g., Production). Instana, right ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Logging 5 Future consideration