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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Instana
Categories Alert
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 9, 2023

Built in event to alert for Windows service not running

Currently, built in events only support for process monitoring. However certain Windows processes such as IIS workers run in the background during periods of inactivity and start backup once corresponding .NET application receives traffic.

Alerting is currently implemented for process based on entity.process.exec as recommended by Instana support. Windows service monitoring alerts would be helpful to notify if any of the services running in services.msc would be more accurate.

Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Mary Reni Rajaian
    Dec 29, 2023

    Thank you for suggesting an improvement to Instana; we highly value your input. Instana utilizes the IBM Ideas portal for submitting new ideas and checking the status of previously submitted ideas, those that have been voted on, or those to which you’ve subscribed.

    Based on our current load and architecture, we cannot process this request now.

    We aim to prioritize the influence of our external customer votes in the Idea voting process. Therefore, it is crucial for our external customers to be familiar with the Ideas portal, have access to it, and stay connected as their ideas progress through its lifecycle.

    Internal IBMers may also wish to vote on ideas. Therefore, we have the Product Scout team, which has been established to prioritize key ideas against the demands for the largest opportunities across all geographies. They then ensure that product management and development are held accountable for responding to these top ideas in a timely manner. Hollis Chui is the Product Scout contact for Instana.


    Mary Reni Rajaian