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Status Future consideration
Workspace Instana
Categories Synthetic
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 18, 2022

ISM protocols in Instana

We would like to add ISM functionalities from the ISM agent (ITM and APM) to the Instana. It is necessary for us to have these functionalities so we can propose to our current customers to transfer from the ITM/APM solutions to Instana. Several of our customers are currently using a lot of ISM monitors on a daily basis.

The list of the most important ISM monitors can be found below (the ones our customers are using ):



Port Monitoring




The following protocols below will not be handled by Instana but rather will be handled in the network space.









We are aware that Instana currently supports only ICMP and HTTP through Synthetic Check.

Is there a possibility that these listed ISM monitors can be developed?

Idea priority High
  • Admin
    Dania Grave de Peralta Reyes
    Jun 4, 2024

    HTTPS and SSL monitoring are available.

  • Guest
    Mar 7, 2024

    Hi, Checking if this is something already available?

  • Admin
    Cross Ganaway
    Apr 28, 2022

    We are working on a more complete synthetic monitoring capability in Instana that will support HTTPS. We intend to add support for DNS and LDAP. I will reach out to you to setup some time to discuss.