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Status Future consideration
Workspace Instana
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 13, 2022

Ability to globalize endpoint mapping

The default rule for determining http endpoints: "Use the first url segment" is insufficient for us in many areas. There are two ways to override this: 1. Creation of a large number of additional rules with endpoint definitions in the Instana config 2. Path annotations in the code of the applications to be monitored Possibility 1 is practically not manageable for us with justifiable effort, because - the rules cannot be defined globally, but only individually for each service - with each release change, there is potentially more error-prone and more time-consuming Need for customization outside of the application code - Such adjustments in the Instana config (via API) cannot be made in advance either, but are only possible after Instana recognizes a new service and an ID assigned.
Idea priority Low
  • Admin
    Henning Treu
    Feb 23, 2023

    Hi Jens,

    technical feasibility is given, can you please share some examples for which you might want to enable global endpoint mapping?



  • Admin
    Henning Treu
    Feb 15, 2023

    Hi Jens,

    can you please provide some examples, in which situations the automatic endpoint mapping does not suite your needs or is insufficient?

    I will assess with the team if this idea is feasible.

    Thanks & best

    Henning Treu - Product Manager Application Perspectives