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Application Perspective creation improvements

When creating/updating an AP following improvements are suggested: - A "notes" field writing in for which purpose this AP was created- A "tag" field in which tags can be entered manually which can be used in the AP overview to group by.
18 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Add "Connection Pool" metric for JBoss EAP 7

I need to monitor the http connection pool usage on some jboss eap 7 instances. I am looking for the following metrics:- available in EAP 7.0.9 & 7.1. The runtime statistics can be obtained via JMX MBeans org.xnio:type=Xnio,provider="nio",work...
18 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Configure maintenance flyouts

User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
18 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

Ability to apply folder structure in application perspectives

In our setup we are monitoring performance of each deployed app. This can lead to 1000s of APs which will completely flood the current application perspective overview. The idea we suggest is to have the ability to apply a folder structure in whic...
18 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Application Perspective: Sorting by infrastructure

Currently it is not possible to sort the table in infrastructure-tab of services and APs by the first column
18 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Add threshold for response time NFR in custom dashboards

To be able to compare the measured response time with our given non functional requirements regarding response time it would be helpful to set a constant value for the response time threshold in a time series widget in custom dashboards.
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Under review

Possibility to mask GET values based on value of other parameter in websites

We would like to extend the functionality of GET url parameter masking. Currently, it is possible to specify directly name of the key, whose value will be masked. i.e. "/mykey/i" for url /?mykey=XXX will change to /?mykey=<redacted>. However...
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Not under consideration

Add time window exclusions (downtime) to KPI calculations for reports, alerts, events.

I would like to calculate the KPI using Instana and for that there is the widget SLO. I can get from there the total number of calls, errors, percentage status and target; however, there are periods of time that I don’t want to consider as those h...
3 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Under review

Official terraform support

We are managing all of our infra aspects as a code principle, because of that we would like to have instana terraform provider in order to create our alerts & dashboards as a code
4 months ago in Instana / Alert / Application perspectives / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

RBAC and specific role behavior for "agent management"

- Allow users to read the agents-list while not able to change loglevel or even reset/update every agent they like- Allow users to view configuration while not being able to change it (i.e. show AP configuration but not alter it)- Allow users to s...
18 days ago in Instana / Agent / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted