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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

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

RightSize vCPU and vMem at the Same Time

For on-prem VMs, I’d like Turbo to be able to RightSize a VM’s vMem and vCPU at the same time instead of requiring a reboot for each action - which further requires 2 separate outage windows because the recommendations go away for ~4 hours when a ...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1

Add "Non-Disruptive" column to Action Center for On-Prem and Container actions

Today, in the Action Center for many Cloud scaling actions, we have a column highlighting whether the action is non-disruptive or not. This helps customers adopt Turbo's automation quicker, builds trust, and lowers the barriers to action execution...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 5 Future 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

Modify Turbonomic recommendations / actions before I approve them

When I negotiate a lesser reduction with an App owner, I would like to modify Turbo’s recommendation and still have Turbo perform the action. Having Turbonomic perform the action is advantageous because Turbo can then report that the action was ta...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Future consideration

Ideas for more consumable actions

After initial deployment, it may take many Turbonomic actions to bring the existing environment to a more desired state. As a new user to Turbonomic it can be hard to digest and consume those actions and understand where to start. Some ideas to he...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Future consideration

Automatically enable CPU and Memory hotadd

I would like to see a policy option for enabling hot-add as part of a pre or post action. this would simply adoption and onboarding of Virtual machines.
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 4 Needs more information

Add an UNDO button for actions

Many times, users approve rightsizing of application VMs based on Turbo recommendations and realize as soon as it is completed that the change causes problems. The immediately request we "put it back" and we need to research the original configura...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 6 Not under consideration

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