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Alert setup for node not getting attached to kubernetes cluster

When a node is not able to attach itself to a Kubernetes cluster Instana should trigger alert. Suppose ASG has spun up 5 nodes but only 2 nodes get attached to the cluster. In Instana we want to setup alert that can inform us that 3 nodes are not ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert / Kubernetes 1 Planned for future release

Instana grouping in Analyze Calls for Smart Alert Event by blueprint template

If you jump from smart alert event to analytc by clicking on "Analyze Calls" the predefined grouping seems to be defaulted to 'by endpoint'.It would help a lot if grouping would be done by templated blueprint criteria.
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 5 Planned for future release

Threshold on the same metric twice within the same

Customers need the ability to threshold on the same metric twice within the same Event. It is VERY common for customers to want to setup two different Events (1 warning and 1 critical). They way they achieve that is something like the following: W...
8 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Planned for future release

SLO based alerts

We think it should be possible to create alerts based on defined SLIs and SLOs. Currently, it's not possible to alert if something is consuming an available error budget too fast over a certain time or that we consumed the error budget already com...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Alert / SLO/SLI (STAN) 0 Planned for future release

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...
6 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Planned for future release

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
10 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Planned for future release

Trigger alert from offline event only if there was no restart after a configurable amount of time

Currently, if I create an alert based on an offline event, the alert will immediately be triggered when the entity goes offline. Often an entity is only restarted, so if an alert is generated that would be a false alert. Instead it should be possi...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 1 Planned for future release

IBM MQ MFT: include host names in alert payloads (remote monitoring use case)

When monitoring IBM MQ MFT remotely, alert payloads do not include the hostname where the issue occurred. This request is to include the hostname where issues occur into the alert payload.
6 months ago in Instana / Alert / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

MySQL storage used

Would like to get alerts for mysql storage capacity limit. Similar to built in event for cosmosdb "Azure CosmosDb storage capacity is getting closer to max capacity limit"
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Need a even / alert generated for missing MQ Objects (queues/channels/topics/subscription etc) including system objects

These objects are very important if go missing, after some incident happens or someone deletes them accidentally can hamper entire MQ operation
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Sensor 0 Planned for future release