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Plot historical percentile values in "Prove It" UI when actions are taken

Today, using VM resize actions as an example, we only show the percentile value based on the current capacity of the resource. When customers take an action to either resize up or resize down to bring the percentile back into its desired state, th...
1 day ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Submitted

Improve the agent deployment process : have a dev/prod or beta/stable type of release

I/we would like to have a discussion about how agents are released into the "Dynamic Agent." What we are talking about is how the .jar files are pulled from maven into the dynamic agent. Today, you have a few options in how your agents work. If...
4 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Not under consideration

Instana Agent/Sensor to monitor the ISAM & ISIM physical appliances

We have the IBM Security Access Management & IBM Security Identity Management applications which are hosted on the physical appliances. We are looking for an Instana Agent Sensor to connect to the physical appliances and monitor the applicatio...
about 9 hours ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

Enable HSTS by default on all user facing endpoints

Currently customer can enable HSTS for EUM by eum { hsts_enabled=true} on docker-based installations However this does not apply for 443 and 1444 (acceptor). Also check the Kubernetes Operator implementation.Can HSTS be enabled by default? What ar...
2 days ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Needs more information

Turbonomic on EKS with Turbonomic provided ingress and TLS termination at Load Balancer - Documentation is incomplete/inaccurate

Scenario: Customer is deploying Turbonomic platform on EKS cluster with Turbonomic provided nginx ingress. It needs to terminate TLS at the ELB. Issue with Documentation: The provided documentation at "https://github.com/turbonomic/t8c-install/wik...
4 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Documentation 4 Submitted

Turbonomic VLAN ID Merge and Mapping for vCenter portgroups with different names but same VLAN IDs

Our superclusters are spread between two VDS within vCenter, 1 for our legacy 10gbe network and the other for our 25gbe ACI network. vCenter requires the port group names to be unique and the unique naming is preventing Turbonomic from merging the...
16 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 3 Planned for future release

ITSM: Service Now change request integration for databases

Useful for the ability to allow Turbonomic even more automation within a SNOW environment, Furthering the investment in both products for the customer
18 minutes ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Custom Workflows 0 Submitted

Upgrade TEPS to Websphere 9.X

Our company is restricting Websphere 8.5.X and is requiring we move all apps to 9.X, due to TEPS being integrated we can not upgrade it ourselves and require an update to the TEPS install be made.
about 21 hours ago in ITM/IBM APM 0 Under review

Enable all log streaming to Kafka external data sink

One of my customers has requested that we stream all our logs to their Kafka data repository. They have an internal regulatory requirement around this, and their top tier vendors are expected to comply. While we can technically do this now by re-d...
about 22 hours ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Submitted

Integrate with SolidFire | Direct VM iSCSI

My customer JPMC has been greatly expanding their use of Solidfire/direct connect iSCSI storage. As we can't see that, the environment is not anything we can manage, and leaves us out of a major opportunity area. For the customer, the use of Solid...
about 22 hours ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Submitted