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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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Meta Data in traces and end-user beacons used for smart alarm metrics

We tried to create smart alarm with using our website's metadata in traces and end-user beacons. With the current version, we can use these for filtering the available smart alarm metrics but we can't create alarms based on them. Some errors can b...
22 days ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring / Alert 0 Submitted

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
3 months ago in Instana / Alert / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Mobile App Monitoring - App starts and views performance metrics

Hello, I would like to know if features concerning mobile app performances will be developped in the future ? We are currently using Google's Firebase SDK to track metrics like 'Application start duration' and slow rendering / frozen frames but it...
29 days ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Under review

Enhance EUM to include Session Replay

We have application teams who are using Dynatrace's Session Replay feature. To move to Instana they are requiring this feature.
4 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Mobile Monitoring: Filter out network errors by default so mean latency is correct

Background and context The mean latency information in mobile monitoring is currently very skewed by that some calls show extremely high latencies. This is due to that Instana measures some corner cases that is not really interesting from performa...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Analytics: Filter backend calls based on origin == mobile app

Background and context The context of this idea is that Instana is monitoring a backend api + a mobile app which is using that backend api. In this scenario there is a risk of getting other sources of traffic (scraping bots, malicious actors, frau...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring / Tracing 0 Under review