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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...
11 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Future consideration

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...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Alert on health check status of container not running in Kubernetes

Docker provides a healthcheck field, that determines the health status of a container (which can be retrieved from the .state.Health.Status field via docker inspect ). This field cannot be used in an alert today. Link: https://docs.docker.com/engi...
8 months ago in Instana / Alert / Sensor 0 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...
almost 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Common 0 Future consideration

Built in event to alert for Windows service not running

Currently, built in events only support for process monitoring. However certain Windows processes such as IIS workers run in the background during periods of inactivity and start backup once corresponding .NET application receives traffic. Alertin...
9 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Not under 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.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Common 1 Not under consideration

Need to be able to create a custom Event via the Agent API and specify a Host other than the Host of the Agent

Need to be able to create a custom Event via the Agent API and specify a Host other than the Host of the Agent. A customer is doing remote detection of problems. They want to be able to open an Event and have the Event indicate that it is affectin...
9 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Not under consideration

Instana should allow to raise Events -> Alerts based upon log messages

Instana currently relies on metrics to create Events which can raise Alerts. Applications often have some known error codes or messages which refer to specific issues that may not be immediately evident by some of the metrics collected by the solu...
9 months ago in Instana / Alert / Logging 0 Future 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