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On the Application Dashboard, Provide Total Wait (Latency x Calls) in the dashboards. This would definitely could be added to the top services widget.

The App Dashboard doesn't really let you know what is the busiest service or endpoint that has the most wait. The calls let you know it's busy, but you don't know if it's a problem because it could be a really fast cached call. The latency is good...
13 days ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

Ability to switch between versions of API documentation

The customer would like to have an ability to switch between versions of API documentation: https://instana.github.io/openapi/. Currently, we are able to see only the latest version without any possibility to switch to any other version.
14 days ago in Instana / API-C / Common / Enterprise/Integration 0 Under review

Add Release marker end timestamp

I can create and update a release marker and it has a timestamp for start and last-updated. Is it possible to express a time range, to show up a long deployment? At the moment, our pipelines create a release marker, after all pods in a rolling upd...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives / Common 0 Future consideration

Generate the automation script/curl command for the configuration changes on the Instana UI

Customer can make lot of changes using the web ui but most clients that follow DevOps process would like to automate this step and implement the change using some script/API. It would helpful if the UI could provide the curl command for the config...
3 months ago in Instana / Common 1 Not under consideration

Mobile browser compatible GUI

It would be very helpful if the alerts page had a mobile friendly view. When being paged, especially late at night, I’m generally trying to coordinate everything off of my phone while getting to my computer. Additionally, when dealing with after h...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert / Common 0 Future consideration

Release markers on Custom Dashboards

when working with Custom Dashboards I want to have an indication when changes happen in order to analyze my data around a focal point. For this I would like to have release markers also in the Time Series widget on Custom Dashboards.
4 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Planned for future release

Ability to have an "expand all" button for custom metrics

Customer is sending for each handheld mobile device (MDE) 2 StatsD metrics to Instana resulting in many "causes of problems" having to analyse each custom metric. It is easier to see if there is something going on when having the ability to open...
4 months ago in Instana / Common 0 Future consideration

Mark "downstream" services accordingly and filter them in the dashboard

Once you select "Automatically include Downstream Services in Applications" it would be interesting to: (1) See the "downstream services" marked as such in the "services" list and dependancy map etc. (2) Have an ability to turn on/off the downstr...
4 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives / Common 0 Future consideration

Ignore/ suppress / downtime function for events

Currently there is function called "Maintenance windows" https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=alerts-scheduling-maintenance-windows This is lacking the functionality to prevent the events from showing up in the Events lo...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert / Common 0 Future 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.
4 months ago in Instana / Alert / Common 1 Future consideration