Creating issues/incidents based on components offline status.


Particularly when testing, a quick way to assess Instana's ability is to allow a component to go offline. An offline event is not necessarily a problem (Orchestrated environments spin up/down frequently), but you may want to add additional rules for offline hosts or key containers.


Described here:

An offline alert might be generated typically for :-

entity.selfType:host or entity.selfType:container


Of course in a production scenario, the drop in requests would fire as an issue if one of the key components went offline - this normally just surfaces when you wish to manually test.



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