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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Instana
Categories Infrastructure
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 13, 2023

API - missing link between service and process


I'm trying to retrieve the whole application stack (AP > service > process > host) through the Instana API.

Currently I'm using the following API requests:

  • {{baseURL}}/api/application-monitoring/applications?nameFilter=xxx

  • {{baseURL}}/api/application-monitoring/topology/services?applicationId=xxx&applicationBoundaryScope=ALL

  • {{baseURL}}/api/infrastructure-monitoring/topology

With the result of the above API requests, I can retrieve all required entities. But I'm missing the link between service and process.

Tom Tammann mentioned that I can have a workaround:

But this seems quite a detour to find the process that is providing the service.

Thanks in advance!

Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Henning Treu
    Jan 12, 2024

    Dear Customer,

    We thank you so much for submitting an idea and, in doing this, we appreciate your support in improving Instana product.

    Unfortunately this requirement is not currently in our roadmap and will not be for the next 12/18 months.

    If this feature is still a priority for your Instana implementation at that time, please reopen it to bring up to our attention and we will reevaluate for its inclusion.

    The linked answer is the way to achieve the desired outcome. Right now we will not implement something more specific.

    Thank you & best regards

    Henning Treu - Instana Product Manager Agent, Logging, Applications

  • Guest
    Sep 14, 2023

    This is about exporting the graph to ServiceNow