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Recalculate smart alert baseline via API

We're managing multiple instana backends via API configuration. This works for many configuration items. However it doesn't work for Smart Alerts with a daily or weakly seasonality. Seasonality differs per system. While it is possible to recalcula...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Planned for future release

Include Custom TAGS to Events Rest WEB API

Support to tag creation on events API in order to create synthetic events based on contextual information, similar to trace tags. Widgets be capable of filter events based on tags sent by event API. Attached image describe a sample of event API us...
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 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.)
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Configure Instana alert to edit/remove the existing signature from the body of the email alerts

The event alert email that we receive from Instana contains a default signature of "--- IBM Corporation c/o Instana, 71 S Wacker Drive, 7th floor, Chicago, IL 60606, USA ". There should be an option to change this signature to customized one as di...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Modify or Clone / Duplicate "builtin event"

The built event work in most of the cases but for some specific environment some values need to be adjust in order to avoid false positive. Instead of disabling the builtint and create a new one from scratch it would be nice to have a "clone fonct...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Official terraform support

We are managing all of our infra aspects as a code principle, because of that we would like to have instana terraform provider in order to create our alerts & dashboards as a code
3 months ago in Instana / Alert / Application perspectives / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

FR - Smart alerts on mobile apps

Hi team, Currently smart alerts are available only on websites.Is it possible to add the smart alerts functionality on Mobile apps? https://instana.io/s/17TPqlXdT1q2u8FylOqDJw Thanks in advance Clarisse
9 months ago in Instana / Alert / Real User Monitoring 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...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert / Common 0 Under review

Smart Alerts for Infrastructure and Kubernetes.

I can configure the smart alerts on the Application. I cannot however configure the smart alert on the Infrastructure components. How can I achieve it? If it's not possible I would like to request this as a feature since it is quite a helpful feat...
8 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Planned for future release

WAS/JBoss heap size alerting

We would like the ability to have events, so that we can alert, on the heap size of both Websphere and JBOSS JVM's so that we can be alerted if the size approaches the maximum amount.
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review