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Using "self time" in Smart Alerts

Is it possible to use the metric "Self Time" in a Smart Alert ? Specifically, it is about the monitoring of an API gateway. Since the response time depends on the caller and the called system, but it would be important to know if the self time of ...
11 months ago in Instana / Alert / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Improved scoping on Host Unavailability Detection

As a user wanting to detect host unexpectedly going offline, I want to be able to filter the scope of this detector based on attributes beyond just host tags (e.g., to exclude a few of the worker pools from alerting using DFQ such as "entity.selfT...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 0 Future consideration

Alert Audit Log, basically a trail of when an alert (not events) was sent out, who to, which channel, what payload, etc…

We would like to ask for a feature to allow for Alerts to be protocolled and saved (kind of an Alert Audit Log). Basically, a trail of when an alert (not events) was sent out, who to, what payload, etc…Website and Applications use Smart Alerts. I ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Display deployment markers in Event views

Smart Alerts with adaptive thresholds is a nice feature to detect anomalies. Very often these anomalies are triggered by a change in the system (for example a deployment). Many graphs in Instana display the deployment markers for this reason, but ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Instana: Built-in "System memory exhausted" Alert needs to take active/inactive memory into consideration

The existing built-in "System memory exhausted" Alert in Instana is unusable and I will be using Turbonomic instead. The below SuSE Linux URL supports this stand as well. SuSE Support: Memory management best practices URL: https://www.suse.com/sup...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Alert if a file is created

Get an alert if a file is created in a mount/directory/drive for example if a .dmp file is created in windows etc.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Support PagerDuty PD-CEF (Severity)

Currently when instana sends even details to PD, it lacks critical information like severity and uses a non-standard format. Ideally Instana alerts to PD conform to https://support.pagerduty.com/docs/pd-cef and include severity.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

metric or api endpoint for sent alerts

Currently there's only a fuzzy way to get the amount of sent out alerts, and even only for smart alerts. As alerting is a very crucial and important feature (when used), it should be easier to figure out how many alerts had been sent in the past (...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Custom Event multiple conditions

This is a follow up to Aha Idea 729 which requested multiple conditions on a custom event. This is now available. However, it does not address our Use Cases, primarily as ita) It only allows multiple conditions on a single Entity typeb) only allow...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Future consideration

Need to be able to add Dynamic Custom payloads to Alerts

Need to be able to add Dynamic custom payloads to an Alert. Currently, within Instana, you can add Dynamic custom payloads globally. But many parameters don't make sense to add globally. For example, I don't want to add an MQ Queue Name to a java ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 4 Future consideration