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Community Team
Community Team

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Welcome back, dear Community friends! 🖐



🆕 Dynatrace Community updates


👉 We've launched the redesigned "Start with Dynatrace" space - explore the new experience!

👉 The first large round of product idea reviews took place in February - expect many updates!

👉 This year's Dynatrace Perform is behind us - don't forget to check the must-read articles ‌‌

👉 Feedback Channel cleanup: we reviewed each and every one of them and made sure only those still needing your attention stayed open! 

👉 Community's largest user group dedicated for German Speaking Users has grown to impressive 84 members, while the newest group for the Western U.S. Dynatrace Users now consists of 19 participants.

👉 A new Community tip has been posted: learn how to find threads with no replies🔎


🔥 February's hottest discussions



Community topics



easyTravel Documentation and Download 1,499


Application Security reports 733


Dynatrace associate exam preparation 714


Introducing new Kubernetes metrics for improved user experience (and deprec... 463


Take the Tracing Fan Challenge! ‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ 448


Dynatrace Associate certification mock exam 443


No module named 'cx_Oracle' 373


How to export the data into CSV 364


Service quality report explanation of calculations 349


Dynatrace technology support roadmap 349



💡 Last month's product idea updates


# Product idea name Votes Updated status
1 Option to apply Seasonal baseline intelligence to Anomaly detection parameters 30 Under review
2 Dynatrace SaaS | Getting Access Token Usage Information 28 Planned
3 Ability of creating "Management Zones of Management Zones" 18 Not planned
4 RFE: Extension 2.0 Improve documentation 15 Candidate
5 Notification for extension upgrade 15 Completed
6 Kubernetes - allow custom csi-driver version 13 Started
7 RFE: SAP Application Server custom extension: Add STAD and ST22 for watching background programs 12 Indirectly addressed
8 Implementing Monthly Baselining for Improved Accuracy and Analysis in Application Performance Monito... 11 Under review
9 Automate Removal of Dynatrace Managed Accounts with Active Directory 10 Indirectly addressed
10 API v2 Settings - Objects: Set the data window extraction and sort it chronologically. 10 Candidate
11 Support K8s monitoring on Flatcar OS 10 Started
12 RFE: Improve OA initial-connect strategy for auto-injected pods in air-gapped target namespaces 8 Under review
13 Obfuscate fields associated with the tokens credentials 8 Completed
14 Entity selector maintenance windows 8 Not planned
15 Extend Alpine support 8 Completed
16 Environment Permissions 7 Completed
17 Dashboard Filter for k8s Cluster not work correctly 6 Under review
18 RFE:rights request for no-admin users 6 Not planned
19 OneAgent communication to direct SaaS endpoints 6 Indirectly addressed
20 Feature expansion for Lens in Account Management 2 Candidate



👀 Must-see threads


We need your feedback:

👉 Planned tool integrations for workflows

👉 New Documentation structure

👉 Dynatrace Observability for EKS using Bottlerocket OS 

👉 Dynatrace Community development roadmap: Q1-Q2 CY2023



Tips and tricks:

👉Introducing the Dynatrace Extensions VSCode add-on

👉 OneAgent Updates to a Target (absolute AND relative) Version 

👉 PRO TIP - Setting an onboarding date stamp 

👉 PRO TIP - Setting Maintenance Window for suppression of entities not live yet



👉Dynatrace VSCode Extension add-on, your personal assistant for developing Extensions 2.0

👉 Extensions 2.0 - Add card to OOTB host Screen

👉 Transform entities generate in extensions 2.0 into custom devices

👉 RabbitMQ Credentials Timeout

👉 Monitoring Azure SQL Managed Instance with Dynatrace SQL Server Extension 

👉 DB2 Extension ActiveGate consuming high CPU and Memory

👉 Oracle Database Extension - DDU's consumption

👉‌ Finding ID of the plugin to delete an endpoint


Heads-up From Dynatrace:

👉 An error occurred message seen on dashboards/ tiles where specific timeframe created a long time ago

👉 Update External Vault Integration for Harshicorp KV Secrets Engine version 2



🔝 February's top contributors


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We're so glad our Community is full of helpful and engaged people! Thank you: 

@henk_stobbe@DanielS@dannemca@Romanenkov_Al3x@rhys_thomas@asant257, and @NicolasT!

Additional shout-out to those whose names we see on this list for the first time!


👏  Additional round of applause


🌟 @ct_27 for lovely words regarding the Community and the latest Perform 2023 - hope we'll meet next year!


🌟 @jegron for being the fastest hand in the Community 🔫 and breaking the news about new tool called VSCode Extension add-on before Dynatracers could. We love to see such proactivity!


 🌟@Shirai@jegron@Mohamed_Hamdy@GregOReilly@AurelienGravier and our beloved DynaMights for sharing their amazing use cases for Trace Intelligence tools in our latest Community challenge!


🌟 @MichalOlszewski for coming in with an amazing tip in this thread about regexes!


🌟 @ckyeo for raising an extremely popular product idea that's only 2 days old and already has 35 votes!


🌟 @gus_solji and @DanielS for steadily driving the conversation toward solution! We love to observe just a fruitful cooperation on our Community!



🏆 Members of the Month


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Make sure to read the latest interviews with our extraordinarily engaged Community member and Dynatracer of the Month! Get to know them better either from a professional or after-hours perspective! 😎


🔎 The February challenge overview


This month, we’ve joined forces with @josef_schiessl and his team, preparing the "Tracing Fan" challenge. We've asked to share unique use cases for Dynatrace's Trace Intelligence tools, such as TraceView, ResponseTimeAnalysis, MethodHotspots, MemoryAllocations, ServiceFlow, and FailureAnalysis. The best 3 answers submitted before March 10th will receive a reward!


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🌟 13 answers submitted so far!

🌟 Visual & text descriptions of tracing tools usage!

🌟 Inspirational and curious workarounds!



Take part in the Challenge UNTIL 10 MARCH & get gift code to utilize in the Dynatrace Swag Store!



🗓 Events and webinars - save the date!


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 📅 Thursday, March 2, 2023

👉 Participate

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 📅 Friday, March 10, 2023

👉  Participate

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 📅 Thursday, March 16, 2023

👉 Participate

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 📅 Thursday, March 16, 2023

👉 Participate



🔜 What's to look forward to?



👉 More Dynatrace product idea reviews
We're not slowing down with our general product idea review, shifting up a gear in March to cover another hundred of product ideas in various Dynatrace capabilities. Expect status updates and details from our Product Managers!


👉 Community SEO Cleanup

To improve positioning of the Community content in Google, we're doing the major SEO review to make sure your posts are visible effectively and right with the current algorithms! 


👉 Winners of the "Tracing Challenge" - MARCH 13, 2023

Expect special announcement to name every user who'll be granted with unique gift codes to utilise them in the Dynatrace Swag Store. There's a last week to submit your answer and join the group of nominees!


👉  New exciting Community Challenge - MARCH 14, 2023

Following our tiny but important tradition, expect the brand new Community Challenge in the middle of this month. This time we'll go off-beat, drifting away from serious product subject in favor of a little bit after-hours stuff!



🗣 Next AMA Session - don't miss!


👉 This month we're focusing on the latest Dynatrace questions

👉 More details are going to be announced later this month

👉 You'll be able to participate once we'll announce the date in events and webinars section!


Have a great March, and see you in April! 🌻


DynaMight Guru
DynaMight Guru

Thanks @Michal_Gebacki this newsletter is very helpful.

DynaMight Guru
DynaMight Guru


Totally agree. A must read post each month, to show me what I have missed!

Thanks a lot @Michal_Gebacki !

DynaMight Legend
DynaMight Legend

@Michal_Gebacki thanks for posting this 🙂 

DynaMight Leader
DynaMight Leader

My favorite article of the month!

DynaMight Champion
DynaMight Champion

Thanks for Tips and tricks block. Every day I learn something new 🙂