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  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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Check disk space of pods before attempting instrumentation

Check disk space of pods before attempting instrumentation. Instana injects a 12 MB jar file in the /tmp folder if pods in the OCP cluster. If the pods do not have enough space, then the pods may be evicted. By checking if there is enough space be...
19 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Planned for future release

Capture Restarts for PODs across time

To give a customer a visibility over how their PODs are performing, if there was any restart happening due to lack of Memory which could help the customer how application pods are performing and also can be used in the POV as how we are helping th...
19 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 2 Needs more information

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.
3 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor, Storage, Network) / Policies 2 Future consideration

Ability to resize Azure App Service Plans

Our app service plan environment is extremely overprovisioned, similar to our Virtual Machines, disks, and databases because of the ease of resizing through azure portal. Some of these plans cost a significant amount of money, and they are seeing ...

Instana tracing supporting envoy >= 1.22

We want to upgrade to envoy 1.22 but as of yet instana does not provide tracing for this version. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-envoy-distributed-tracing-binaries#envoy-115-and-later
29 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Under review

Logging details are missing about who modified what and when in Netcool Impact log?

The Netcool Impact Administrator are allowed to login via the GUI to perform Admin Tasks such as updating policies and maintenance of services etc. The logfile includes limited information. The Who, Where and When information is very important to ...
15 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Save Filter, Group and Facet settings in Analytics, like Infrastructure saved filters

Analytics is great, however is a burden to repeat the filter/group criterias, and sometimes also the facets. I know, I could get the shortlink to the panel, but what happens if I miss the link ? Yes, redo everything from scratch. Please consider t...
15 days ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Completed and Failed Actions should contain Actions that have been scheduled but cancelled by the Turbo AI

Business Context. An efficiency action was generated by the AI. The Action was agreed with the App Owner and Scheduled. But then the business conditions changed - and the AI cancelled the Action (which is good). What is bad is that there was no co...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

Multiple Resource Graph should have 3 day drop down range - in between Last 24 Hours and Last 7 Days

So Turbo keeps data per hour for the last 72 hours - then rolls it up. So it's a VERY USEFUL graph to look back at the last 3 days because it's the maximum duration to see data by the hour. The customer is looking at graphs for hours a day - and u...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Under review

Improved Policy Management - Tagging, Folders & Filters

As an administrator, I would like the ability to organize my automation & placement policies as I define them - either by folder or tag. This would allow me to quickly navigate to specific types of policies built for my environment by cluster,...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration