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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Instana
Categories Common
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 27, 2023

Add more options for "start" time for Release Markers API.

Using Cloud Pak for Integration, our CI/CD Pipeline uses ArgoCD and Argo Notifications. Argo Notifications does not support UNIX timestamp in milliseconds. Only seconds or microseconds. It would be very helpful if for example the Releases API could insert the current time as start instead of manually inputting it. Or add options for other types of timestamps.

Idea priority Low
  • Admin
    Henning Treu
    May 26, 2023

    According to the Argo Notifications documentation, time.Now() and time.Parse return an instance of Golang Time. This object has the UnixMilli() method, returning the instance time as UNIX milliseconds.

    I would expect the following snippet to return the application start time as UNIX milliseconds in an Argo Notifications template:

    {{ (call .time.Parse .app.status.operationState.startedAt).UnixMilli }}

    Otherwise I suggest to extend the open source Argo Notifications time function to also return milliseconds.

    Hope this helps.

    Best regards

    Henning Treu - Product Manager Instana Agent & Application Perspectives