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Sankey diagram for Custom dashboards

Instana ingests lots of data and we need different ways to represent it, one of the things that can be helpful is to have a Sankey diagram for Custom dashboards.
4 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Export and Import custom dashboard data

Hi team, Custom dashboards are becoming more popular with our internal and external customers, and one of the current needs is able to export and import custom dashboard data. For example, we have a bunch of JSON files and to import them we need t...
6 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Dependencies/Flow tab Optimization to view data for a week

We have observed that the dependency tab takes a large amount of time to load when we select the time window as 1 week. We do not expect this to happen as analysis of the flows is crucial to identify impact if a service goes down . Ability to show...
10 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Future consideration

Custom Metrics Collection via Scripts ( Bash / Python etc.,)

From agent to execute scripts and feed the data to Instana for custom alerts and metrics.
10 months ago in Instana / Automation / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Monitoring SMTP calls for services

View the smtp requests made by the selected/desired service in instana. We have lot of applications that use SMTP to send emails, we expect to see the total call , success and failure count and response time metrics in instana.
10 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Send application monitoring events via kafka topic to Instana

data ingestion/consumption to Instana from Kafka Producers.Use case is that application like ibm biz hub is producing and propagating monitoring data via kafka topic and Instana could be used for monitoring via kafka topic and also existing agent ...
11 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Future consideration

Instana vulnerability reporting: Need a standard way of versioning the each technology monitored by Instana

I built a custom toolkit that provides a catalog of vulnerabilities found for the technologies monitored by Instana sensors. The source code is placed on GHE [here](https://github.ibm.com/AIOps-Elite-Team/instana-vulnerability-reporter). However, ...
11 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Add functionality to monitor status pages of other tools and trigger events or query data from them

Add functionality to monitor status pages of other tools and trigger events or query data from them. Users will be able to keep an eye on all used thrid party services in one place.New Relic and other products also provide this service. See https:...
11 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Future consideration

Ability to pass details on service when an alert is triggered for custom events/built-in events

Need ability to pass details on service when an alert is triggered for custom events/built-in events. Required format - subject line+ service name.
12 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration

Report offset lag for kafka consumers

I created a library/custom utility that monitors the kafka consumers and records the offset lags across our event driven architecture. It is further integrated with LogDNA and slack which helps to send alerts to the squads for any offset lags in a...
12 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Sensor 0 Future consideration