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Turbonomic (Cloud) integration with Microsoft Azure Client/Custom Policies

We define policies in Microsoft Azure to provide subscription management for Virtual Machine size limitations. Turbonomic cannot currently read custom Azure policy and will therefore recommend, and attempt, to resize certain VM sizes. These Turbon...
17 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Under review

Improve adding groups to "Volumes" and "Database" policies

Currently, when changing the scope of a policy, the new scope overrides the old scope once saved. This only occurs for database policies and volume policies, not virtual machine policies. For example, if i have a policy and the scope is for group ...
16 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Submitted

Allow for managing VM-to-VM anti/affinity rules directly in Turbonomic

As a user I would like the ability to create/modify/delete VM-to-VM affinity/anti-affinity placement policies, so that I do not have to create/modify/delete these rules in vCenter.
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) / Policies 2 Future consideration

Provide a means of identifying/managing policies with no/empty scope groups

As a user I would like the ability to identify policies that no longer have a scope group associated or groups that no longer have any members, so that I can ensure my automation is being enforced correctly as well as reduce "clutter".
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Future consideration

Import DRS Virtual Machine Options settings

Today, Turbo imports DRS affinity and anti-affinity rules. These rules help customers keep VMs together, apart, or only on certain hosts. Some customers (Facebook, NBC) use DRS's Virtual Machine Options to override DRS automation. This settings ar...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1

Allow for successful VM Move actions when resource pool doesn't exist in destination cluster

When creating superclusters, Cluster A has a Resource Pool named ResourcePoolA and ClusterB has a Resource Pool only by the name of ResourcePoolB. Turbonomic will generate move actions from hosts in ClusterA to hosts in ClusterB, and those move ac...
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Planned for future release

expanded options for aggressiveness, rate of resize and observation period

Currently, Virtual machine aggressiveness, rate of resize, and observation period are set for all types of actions CPU, Memory, Up, and Down. There is no way to have these configured differently for each type of action. So at the moment, VM will s...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Future consideration

Move enable/disable disruptive actions from Policy wide to action type

The option to enable/disable disruptive actions policy-wide is very restrictive. Most downscale actions are disruptive, but most upscale actions can be non-disruptive. In the current implementation, only a group of VM can be marked with this setti...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Future consideration

Single execution plan for executing same action on systems located at different timezones, like Cloud Availability zones or regions

If I have a distributed application deployed at different timezones, I need to create many policies to execute an action at 6 AM on Saturday. This leads to a large number of execution plans and associated policies. If the action is same and need t...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Not under consideration