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Infrastructure

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Instana console showing servers in offline state

There happend a case where a few servers had instana agent stopped running and they stopped showing up on the console infrastructure monitoring. There should be a way in the instana console where we can see the server being shown in the map or in ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Future consideration

Custom Dashboard Trafficlight widget

We're using the custom dashboards for a while now, and we are missing some customization features like a traffic light Widget.That's why we use Instana Custom Dashboards for simple dashboards and Grafana for dashboards, that need to be more meanin...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Backend Enablement / Infrastructure 6

Trigger alert from offline event only if there was no restart after a configurable amount of time

Currently, if I create an alert based on an offline event, the alert will immediately be triggered when the entity goes offline. Often an entity is only restarted, so if an alert is generated that would be a false alert. Instead it should be possi...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Infrastructure 1 Planned for future release

To apply a common filter to all the charts in a instana dashboard

We don't have an option to apply a common filter to all the charts in a dashboard - this will be useful for adding a common filter like cluster name to all charts and reduce manual efforts
9 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 1

Multiple tabs for a custom dashboard

At present we don't have option to add multiple tabs in a single instans custom dashboard, it will be hard to monitor by adding more number of charts within a same dashboard
9 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 1 Future consideration

Close an incident

An incident (or issue) occurs and it appears to be a false positive.It would be useful that this incident can be closed with a comment for example
11 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Planned for future release

Automatic link between Openstack Hypervisor and Computer Instances pages if on the machine is present an Instana agent

In a holistic view it will be very useful to have a link from the Openstack dashboards to the single agent page if the machine shown in the Openstack dasbhboard hosts an Instana agent too. In this perspectives the information produced by Openstack...
7 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Needs to add Cluster Storage Drive Data in Instana

Team, our Dell S2D platform Cluster Storage information is not reported in Instana portal. Instana only reporting the specific Node native drives but not the cluster volumes.
7 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Future consideration

API - missing link between service and process

Hi, 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}}...
7 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 2 Not under consideration

To add custom time range in a instana chart filter/query

We don't have an option to add custom time range in a chart query - like need to display a chart for last 1 day but without changing time filter of the overall dashboard
9 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 1 Future consideration