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Change the data return policy of application metrics

We noticed that application metrics for applications that are rarely called are not representative after 32 days. So in this case, we would like Instana to give us average data per time slot (even if it means losing time granularity, but not going...
4 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 2 Future consideration

Manually deleting specific traces from an application

We had a security incident at Instana, we found sensitive data in the traces of an authentication application. We are looking for a way to manually delete these special traces.
5 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives / SRE 1 Not under consideration

Instana REST API: Allow aligning datapoints with 24 hour granularity to timezones other than GMT

Using Instana application analyze REST API, if I request datapoints with a 24 hour granularity and a window size equal to a whole number of days, I will only get the expected response if my timeFrame is aligned with GMT date boundaries. If I want ...
5 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Future consideration

Change the fix in Release 227 that show a message "Widget is not supported in Live Mode"

Release 227 include a fix (?) to disable the information and show a message in some AP widgets (Top Services, Top Endpoints, Processing Time) when live mode is enabled. The fix is annoying because we loose the visibility over those rankings and me...
6 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration

To hide confidential information on Instana's analysis screen

When we are using Instana, currently Instana is displaying http request as below."POST / api / v1 / users / 123456789 / XXXXXXXXX" To hide confidential information, is it possible to display "POST / api / v1 / users /" on the analysis screen? And ...
8 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Not under consideration

group of calls "Without log message"

They want the possibility to group the calls "Without log message" in Analytics.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Functionality already exists

An option to group calls based on Percentile view in dashboards

The customer would like to have an option to group calls based on Percentile view in dashboard.Business Use CaseIt will be a nice observability feature to have in dashboards to show the calls trend based on percentile view this gives a clear pictu...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration

Create Application Perspective stuck in creating page if the user doesn't have Access to the APP

No description provided
over 2 years ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Is a defect

Cost of ownership / internal charge back use-case

The customer is using LeanIX for "application inventory". They would like to add a tag (which in this case would contain the unique leanix id) to the application perspectives so a correlation can be done. The request to us is to consider allowing ...
over 3 years ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Not under consideration