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PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Charge Back Sub-units/Teams and monitor/govern their License usage

As a Customer, who provides Instana as a service inside an organisation - I would like to have the capability to see which Application Team (via Agent Key or Application Perspective etc.) has used how many APM/IQM Licenses. In order for me to gove...
7 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

IBM Observability by Instana

Hello, I want to submit a new idea (cosmectic idea) about for the field "age". We have only a format with hours but we are solliciting to have a new format with "days_hours_minutes" instead.For the moment, minutes are troncated. So 1 hour and 43 m...
28 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Needs more information

Application Perspective creation improvements

When creating/updating an AP following improvements are suggested: - A "notes" field writing in for which purpose this AP was created- A "tag" field in which tags can be entered manually which can be used in the AP overview to group by.
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Add "Connection Pool" metric for JBoss EAP 7

I need to monitor the http connection pool usage on some jboss eap 7 instances. I am looking for the following metrics:- available in EAP 7.0.9 & 7.1. The runtime statistics can be obtained via JMX MBeans org.xnio:type=Xnio,provider="nio",work...
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

Configure maintenance flyouts

User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Self Hosted 1 Future consideration

Ability to apply folder structure in application perspectives

In our setup we are monitoring performance of each deployed app. This can lead to 1000s of APs which will completely flood the current application perspective overview. The idea we suggest is to have the ability to apply a folder structure in whic...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives / Extend Capabilities 2 Needs more information

Improve usability of "Process Top List"

When I open a host dashboard, obviously the newest available “Top Process List” is shown, that is inside the selected timerange. It would be very useful in troubleshooting, if we could flexibly select the interesting timestamp of the “Process Top ...
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 0 Under review

Application Perspective: Sorting by infrastructure

Currently it is not possible to sort the table in infrastructure-tab of services and APs by the first column
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Not under consideration

Add threshold for response time NFR in custom dashboards

To be able to compare the measured response time with our given non functional requirements regarding response time it would be helpful to set a constant value for the response time threshold in a time series widget in custom dashboards.
5 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Future consideration

Possibility to mask GET values based on value of other parameter in websites

We would like to extend the functionality of GET url parameter masking. Currently, it is possible to specify directly name of the key, whose value will be masked. i.e. "/mykey/i" for url /?mykey=XXX will change to /?mykey=<redacted>. However...
5 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Not under consideration