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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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...
7 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 3 Planned for future release

Constrained vCPU VM's from Azure taken into consideration for recommendations

Azure has a class of VM's that have constrained vCPU's for DB vm's that often require high memory, storage and IO bandwidth, but not high core count. So the VM class will basically only use a portion of the core count for that class to save money ...
26 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Not under consideration

Consistent Resizing for Storage

Extend the concept of consistent sizing for grouped servers to storage on the grouped servers. For instance, if i have servers in a cluster or servers that have been grouped together via tagging and rule, if there is a recommendation for storage, ...
28 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Under review

Put all actions together, regardless of whether they are complete or not

If there are some actions that you're trying to monitor within one change window and some take longer than others, or some don't trigger until a later time, or whatever other reason there might be, you will be in a place where your actions and exe...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Under review

Set Action Concurrency per Policy

Customer is using Turbo to migrate VMs from one storage cluster to another. They want to set action concurrency via the UI for the automation policy without impacting the global concurrency settings. For their use case, they wanted to always see 5...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Under review

Ability to freeze generated actions for a specific group

I would like the ability to freeze the generated actions for a specific group so that when we notify resources owners of the action a week prior, we take that specific action or none at all on their resource. For example: We sent out notifications...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Under review

Enable VM group creation by filtering on VMware Horizon Persistence state (Persistent vs Non-Persistent VM)

Being able to create Turbonomic groups based on whether a VM is a Persistent or Non-Persistent VDI instance would allow Turbo automation to be managed based on the instance type.
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Under review

Allow to delete wasted files from Turbonomic UI

Turbonomic recommends actions to delete wasted storage files on datastores. I want the ability to manually accept these and have the files be deleted on the vCenter datastore.
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Not under consideration

Consistent Resizing based on Example / Template Server Group-

We'd like to request an enhancement to the "Consistent Resizing" feature that would allow an "example" or "template" server group to drive the sizing actions of several other linked groups. We would like to be able to divide our servers into diffe...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Not under consideration

Group the actions in ServiceNow - and then let the App Owner approve the VM rightsize actions from the one CR.

Group the actions in Snow - and then let the App Owner approve the VM rightsize actions from the one CR. And is able to select some or all of them. Otherwise the app owners will get deluged with multiple individual changes coming in to approve/rej...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Under review