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Anomaly detection on issues

When an unusual amount of issues have occured (for an entity) it would be good to assure this boils up somehow. I.e. if CPU usage or memory exhaustion happens more frequently than usual (on a host) the user should be able to be informed pro-active...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 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.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Add alerting condition / Request Impact "Total Calls in Alert Scope" to smart alerts

Using smart alerts in Instana, we are currently able to define the absolute number of requests Impacted within the alerting condition (time threshold). See attachment 01 It is however in most cases much more relevant to set up a threshold for a to...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Ability to create SmartAlert based of the executed Analyse query

When in unbounded analytics finding an "interesting" situation it would be practical to directly create a SmartAlert based on this to be alerted in case such situation arises again,
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Specify multiple threshold values, to have different during day/night

Our network traffic pattern is similar to a sine-cure. During the day, around 100 000 request and during the night, around 20 000 calls. The reason for this pattern, is simply that our end-users are sleeping during the night thus, a less number of...
6 months ago in Instana / Alert / Real User Monitoring 1 Future consideration

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 ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Indicate the reason for alert (e.g. instana-builtin, instana-custom-rule, etc.)

When an alert is fired, we never know its source. Would be great to have in the Alert itself an information of where it's coming from (smart alert, builtin, custom event, etc.)
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Email integration with the atlassian status page - Need dynamic configuration to be added as placeholder in email alert notification .

We would like up and down keyword to be send in email subject to integrate instana synthetic monitor with the atlassian status page as the email component only works in that way. Atlassian requirement : https://support.atlassian.com/statuspage/doc...
8 months ago in Instana / Alert 4 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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 0 Future consideration

Adding alerting or report to dashboard

Im trying to build an OPS dashboard for a client that require fast reaction time when it come to detection of server's issus.in order to do that, i've build a dashboard that i try to display on a tv using brigthsign device (still trying to figure ...
8 months ago in Instana / Alert 4 Future consideration