Skip to Main Content
Cloud Management and AIOps


This is an IBM Automation portal for Cloud Management and AIOps products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Pinned ideas

View all
PINNED Configure maintenance flyouts
User interface settings include the option “Show maintenance notes”. How can I as onprem-backend administrator configure and switch on such flyouts to inform my users about upcoming maintenance?
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

All ideas

Showing 3127 of 3127

Requirements for Maintenance Windows(MW) Scheduling - Alert Suppression Request using web link or REST API call using programming and not just using Watson Maintenance windows

Requirements for Maintenance Windows(MW) Scheduling. In order of priority: Need an API for integrations Our Centralized Dashboard should have a way to set Maintenance Windows’s Users should be able to click a link in an incident ticket to disable/...
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Planned for future release

Turbonomic Targets and General Configurations as YAML

I have recently experienced issues at a customer that rotates credentials, api keys or access keys to endpoints or targets and have failed to update Turbo automatically because it is not baked into any operational process. Now the first thing that...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 1 Not under consideration

Node state shows as “Active” in Turbonomic Console even when a Node is marked as “unschedulable” in OpenShift

When draining a NODE OpenShift Kubernetes, and un-schedulable in OpenShift, Turbonomic console shows the node as "Active". There is no way to know if a NODE is un-schedulable or cordoned. Similar to VCenter where a Host is in maintenance mode it s...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 3 Functionality already exists

POD Placement: Error Details insufficient for "Failed to start action... due to error"

Failed POD moves do not say why the Failed to start action ended in an error and what that error is. A long number is shown with in not informative. Can you link the number to a meaning and present that in the error output?
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 1 Is a defect

add AWS resource ID to report column options

I am trying to correlate the scaling recommendations in turbonomics to an AWS cost report, and I can't find a good field to join on (the aws report doesn't have instance name). if the turbonomic report had the instanceID, that would do it for me
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Not under consideration

Ability to aggregate the async latency number collected from traces

We would like to be able to aggregate the async latency number that already exists in the UI for traces. Ideally we would want to create alerts on outlying numbers. This would be very useful to understand whether full user journeys have degraded i...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Support AWS Lambda Telemetry API

Are there any efforts to use the AWS Lambda Telemetry API ? Many of the competitors already support this feature. Why not Instana ? Couldn't this lead a way to autotracing Lambda ?
about 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Planned for future release

Openshift kubelet monitoring using Prometheus

I'm looking for a way to monitor the Openshift Prometheus metrics, more specifically the metrics that are exposed by kubelet. kubelet exposes a metric called 'kubelet_volume_stats_available_bytes', but i can't find it in the list of metrics that t...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Add User and Domain to Explore Area of Workload Designer.

Add User and Domain objects to the Explore Area in the Workload Designer. When opening the TWSd DWC Workload Design in v10.1, the Explore area displays boxes for objects listing how many there are of each object. You can easily click on any one of...
about 1 year ago in Workload Automation 1 Functionality already exists

retrieve more than 5 infrastructure metrics from API

We want to retrieve infrastructure metrics through API "//api/infrastructure-monitoring/metrics", but it's result only has 5 metrics. It must request api many times if we want to retrieve whole metrics of infrastructure. So, I suggest to this api ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / API-C 1 Future consideration