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Status Future consideration
Workspace Instana
Categories Common
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 4, 2023

Dashboards: Add variables (dropdown menu) to custom dashboards


Can you please add variables (dropdown menus) in custom dashboard so that we can have one custom dashboard on which we would be able to show same data but for different application/host/process/jvm....

Those dropdown menus should also support chained/dependent variables or in other words values in drowdown menu 2 should be based on values from dropdown 1. For example I would like to choose specific host in dropdown 1 and in dropdown 2 I should only see JVMs that are on that specfic host. Then I would choose JVM and graph should show me only data (e.g. Heap Memory) for that JVM and host. Also, those dropdown menus should support multiple options (multi select).

This request is similar to my other requests that are for Grafana plugin:

Best regards,


Idea priority High
  • Admin
    Martin Fuentes
    Jul 4, 2023

    Thanks for bringing this idea to our attention!