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SLO based alerts

We think it should be possible to create alerts based on defined SLIs and SLOs. Currently, it's not possible to alert if something is consuming an available error budget too fast over a certain time or that we consumed the error budget already com...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert / SLO/SLI (STAN) 0 Planned for future release

Include Custom TAGS to Events Rest WEB API

Support to tag creation on events API in order to create synthetic events based on contextual information, similar to trace tags. Widgets be capable of filter events based on tags sent by event API. Attached image describe a sample of event API us...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Custom events - Possibility to set up only during certain period of time

Hi, Nowadays there is not any possibility to create a custom event that could trigger an event only during time frame wished. Use case is clear. Imagine an integration that is only receiving calls during business hours. We could want to monitor if...
5 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Under review

FR - Smart alerts on mobile apps

Hi team, Currently smart alerts are available only on websites.Is it possible to add the smart alerts functionality on Mobile apps? https://instana.io/s/17TPqlXdT1q2u8FylOqDJw Thanks in advance Clarisse
5 months ago in Instana / Alert / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Alert on agents

We need to create an alert when there is a significant drop in the number of agents, currently there is one alert per agent. This will allow us to react quickly on our side in case of a significant loss of agents
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Smart Alerts for Infrastructure and Kubernetes.

I can configure the smart alerts on the Application. I cannot however configure the smart alert on the Infrastructure components. How can I achieve it? If it's not possible I would like to request this as a feature since it is quite a helpful feat...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Planned for future release

Add alerting condition / Request Impact "Total Calls in Alert Scope" to smart alerts

Using smart alerts in Instana, we are currently able to define the absolute number of requests Impacted within the alerting condition (time threshold). See attachment 01 It is however in most cases much more relevant to set up a threshold for a to...
12 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

re-occurring maintenance window

It appears the only way to set maintenance windows (to suppress alerts) is to setup a maintenance window but it only allows specific dates and times. Our maintenance windows are set by day of week and time (regardless of specific date). For exampl...
14 days ago in Instana / Alert 1 Planned for future release

Relative deviation for custom events metrics

There should be a functionality to define the relative deviation instead of absolute deviation when creating custom events. For example, when we create a new custom event for "Entity - Application" and "Metric - Call count", we don't want to choos...
19 days ago in Instana / Alert 1 Under review

Add seasonality to Smart Alerts Error and Warning Log Blueprint

As an Instana user i need the functionality to alert on Error and Warn Logs with a daily or weekly seasonality. This is crucial for Smart Alerts on Logs where a certain percentage of an occuring log message is tollerated and it is not possible to ...
2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Future consideration