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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...
about 18 hours ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Documentation 3 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...
about 18 hours ago in Instana / Agent 0 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...
13 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 3 Planned for future release

Onboarding requires ICMP response

For onboarding any new device in to the infrastructure it needs to have proper ICMP response, without that the servers cannot be onboarded. As per IBM, in file based discovery the device might be pollable even when ICMP is not working. In our curr...
12 minutes ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Device gets automatically deleted after 3 retries if not pingable/SNMP pollable

When a device gets added to the list and by chance if the server is not pingable / SNMP pollable then as per the current design the device gets deleted from the list automatically. There are instances where the servers might be in DMZ and they mig...
26 minutes ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Maintenance Mode to send notification when CI is put into Maintenance Mode

When a user creates a Maintenance Schedule we don't have any option of notifying the user on whether the schedule is created successfully or not. Currently there is no notification for either creating / after the schedule ends.
38 minutes ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Windows Service status

It would be great if we could see and alert on the status of Windows Services, Running, Stopped, Started etc. The current "Services" section in the configuration file is really just process monitoring. We need a clear distinction between the two.
about 2 hours ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Include CPU Provisioned figures in the Alleviate Pressure plan

When running the Alleviate Pressure plan in Turbonomic it does not include CPU Provisioned in the output fields. For both the Cluster Merge and Optimization plans this figure is present. This would be helpful to display the pressure release in a c...
about 18 hours ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Support for CSP pricing in Azure

As an Azure CSP we need Turbonomic to be able to pull our CSP pricing from Azure in order for us to make financially accurate decisions for us and our customers
4 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 1 Under review

Allow Instana data source in Grafana to "Skip TLS verify" when using proxy

The Instana plugin in Grafana doesn't work if you use the proxy mode and the Instana on-prem uses a self signed certificate. You get this error message:Proxy request failed" err="x509: certificate signed by unknown authority" Most other data sourc...
5 days ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Under review