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Add metadata to events

It would be great if it was possible to add some data to the events we check in our tenant. At least, we would like to have the chance to add a long description with an explanation of the RCO, and a two-or-three length words custom label with a ca...
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Send emails through MS Graph API instead of SMTP

In a few months, our organization will drop SMTP support in favor of sending mails exclusively through Microsoft Graph API. As of today, it does not seem to be supported by Instana. As a workaround, we will migrate our Email alerting channels to a...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Acknowledging alert

Currently, when an alert is triggered in Instana, our operations team receives a notification. While this is a crucial step in our monitoring workflow, we find that the process of acknowledging these alerts is not as streamlined as we would like i...
10 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Allow to alert only on new, unique errors

For front-end browser errors in particular, it would be very helpful to receive alerts for new errors, which are unique based on their error message and source code position. Instana already contains the concept of unique JavaScript errors based o...
12 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Future consideration

Global Smart Alert to have ability to filter by error message and endpoint name for adaptive threshold type.

Once we create global smart alerts for application perspective dashboard we have option to select filter (end point name or error message) for static threshold based alerts we are looking similar functionality for adaptive threshold based global S...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under consideration

negate condition in custom event definition or negate matching operator

In custom event definition it will be good to have negate condition (besides AND) or to have negate Matching Operator for certain metrics. ITM has a NE operator for this purpose.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

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.
over 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.
over 1 year 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.)
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Improving Kubernetes Alerting

Status quo Built-in event ("Kubernetes Pod condition status") for when a Kubernetes pod reports 'Not Ready' state for more than one minute. Desired Ability to get alerted when pods created within last 30 minutes reports 'Not Ready' state for more ...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / Kubernetes 0 Under review