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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

Alert setup on Kubernetes Horizontal pod autoscaling nearing max pods capacity

Ability to setup alert on Kubernetes Horizontal pod autoscaling nearing max pods capacity as this requirement will help monitoring team to take action before Horizontal pod autoscaling reach its max capacity
9 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Planned for future release

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 ...
5 months ago in Instana / Alert 4 Future consideration

Permissions - Configuration of Events, Alerts, Smart Alerts

We would like to prevent the user from deleting or disabling custom made Events, Alerts, Alert Channels made by other users and allow user to make their own.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Access Control / Alert 0 Future consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Edit the evaluation granularity for a smart alert

The minimum evaluation granularity for a smart alert is limited at 5 mins, We need to change it so that we get alerts related to slow calls etc which may not persist for more than 5 minutes. Below is a real time scenario. When will a person be ale...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Functionality already exists

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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 2 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 ...
10 months ago in Instana / Alert / Sensor 2 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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration

Show alerts using Mobile App

Options to view Instana Alerts using a Mobile App
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Real User Monitoring 0 Not under consideration