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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...
about 8 hours ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 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...
3 days ago in Instana / Agent 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...
about 18 hours 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...
3 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...
14 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 3 Planned for future release

Allow for scaling actions that do not block move actions

As a user I would like the ability to configure Turbonomic to ignore scaling actions when consumers shop for providers in the Market, so that I can enable WPA/Move automation before I enable automated scaling actions and not impact any move actions.

Migration feature should not be visible for all

Currently the Migration feature can be accessed by any user logged into Instana. I was able to test and reproduce this behaviour on a local On-Prem install by enabling the following feature flag: configMigrationFeatureEnabled Any user can then see...
about 18 hours ago in Instana / Self Hosted 0 Submitted

ParkMyCloud Column customization and column expansion from GUI

It can be frustrating when the information that i want or need to see is not easily readable on the ParkMyCloud interface. Many times the interface key information can't be read and the column cannot be expanded. As a frequent PMC user, the abilit...
1 day ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

More granular approach to Scheduling permissions in ParkMyCloud

All would benefit This would allow PMC Admins the ability to provide Team Leads and Team members with more scheduling flexibility while still maintaining limits no IaaS uptime How this could work: Currently in ParkMyCloud, there is a single checkb...
1 day ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Enhances Schedule Permissions and Schedule Visibility

Useful for all: Anyone can use and benefit from this Large scale implementations benefit: ParkMyCloud users and team leads in larger organizations would benefit most How it would work: 1: There needs to be a concept of Enterprise Schedules , Team ...
1 day ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted