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PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?

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Get list view of Application services by CPU/memory utilization using Custom Dashboard

We need to get top list of cpu or memory utilization by service /application name as it will help identify which particular application is consuming high cpu/memory . This will facilitate team to take quick action.
12 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration

Optimize Load time for dependencies/Flow tab under application perspectives

We have observed that the dependency tab takes a large amount of time to load when we select the time window as 1 week. We do not expect this to happen as analysis of the flows is crucial to identify impact if a service goes down and historical in...
12 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Not under consideration

Ability to aggregate the async latency number collected from traces

We would like to be able to aggregate the async latency number that already exists in the UI for traces. Ideally we would want to create alerts on outlying numbers. This would be very useful to understand whether full user journeys have degraded i...
almost 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Custom-dashboard filter

Hi, Currently a filter needs to be set on each widget of a custom-dashboard. It would be easier and more efficient if a filter can be set on dashboard level. Thanks for considering this feature.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Future consideration

Need to operate with timestamps to create thresholds

Dear colleagues, In Instana we miss timestamps in threshold functionality. Our customer uses them with Tivoli Monitoring and they're interested in implementation of the same functionality in Instana. Below, there are the 3 examples of such ITM sit...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Dashboards not embeddable in an iframe due to CORS Restrictions

Dear Instana support team, while migrating from New Relic to Instana, some of the SBB Teams are trying to integrate their current Dashboards with the Instana Dashboards.One of the problems which occurred today is that we are not able to integrate ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Future consideration

Customer is requesting a mobile application that supports push alert notifications

Customer is requesting a mobile application for Instana that supports push alert notifications. The customer has outsourced support for hardware and OS support, a mobile application would let users simply enable push notifications instead of manag...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Not under consideration

Metrics for Websites not stored for more than 7 days (historic data / representative sample)

Problem:------This is the case on the default Website Dashboard as well as for the Custom Instana Dashboards.When checking this in detail, we recognized no separate metrics and that the data is completely based on website (trace) data.Is this a bu...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Instana Event REST-API -> Add filter options for GET /events

Use-Case:----------The Client wants to get all active Events for a Team in his company to define a team's Environment/Services status.This status of all Events should be aggregated to one Status (if one has an error, Status is in error, else good)...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Planned for future release

Charge Back Sub-units/Teams and monitor/govern their License usage

As a Customer, who provides Instana as a service inside an organisation - I would like to have the capability to see which Application Team (via Agent Key or Application Perspective etc.) has used how many APM/IQM Licenses. In order for me to gove...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration