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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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.

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


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Add "Connection Pool" metric for JBoss EAP 7

I need to monitor the http connection pool usage on some jboss eap 7 instances. I am looking for the following metrics:- available in EAP 7.0.9 & 7.1. The runtime statistics can be obtained via JMX MBeans org.xnio:type=Xnio,provider="nio",work...
5 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

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?
5 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Ability to apply folder structure in application perspectives

In our setup we are monitoring performance of each deployed app. This can lead to 1000s of APs which will completely flood the current application perspective overview. The idea we suggest is to have the ability to apply a folder structure in whic...
5 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Application Perspective: Sorting by infrastructure

Currently it is not possible to sort the table in infrastructure-tab of services and APs by the first column
5 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Add target support to IBM PowerVM

I received from Turbonomic & SevONE Sales Director, Technology Business Unit Data,AI&Automation Div. IBM Japan, Ltd. that IBM does not support IBM AIX and Oracle VM on Turbonomic. My client TOHOKU EPC's subisidiary TOiNX requested us to su...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 1

Ability to rightsize Namespace quota

My customer's challenge is that their OpenShift clusters are full in Request while actual resource consumption is very low. There are thousands of namespaces with request quotas in their environment. They would like to have Turbonomic identify the...

FR - Certificate Expiry Sensor

Hi, As an Instana user I would like the ability to have a metric showing the number of days until a certificate expires, including the ability to alert at x or y days until expiry, so that I can proactively prevent issues caused when this happens. BR
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Enable Turbonomic to support Red Hat OpenStack and any OpenStack

I have a client who have Turbonomic subscription and use Red Hat OpenStack and Ubuntu OpenStack as standard virtual machine infrastructure. The latest version of Turbonomic do not support OpenStack. We need to request add Openstack support in prod...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 3 Not under consideration

Azure Savings Plans for compute (VMs)

Earlier this year Azure came up with Savings plans support for compute. Similar in concept to AWS Savings plans. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/offers/savings-plan-compute/#benefits-and-features Product does not currently support this. ...
17 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 0 Submitted

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